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Month: July 2015

Control in the Headquarters

Control in the Headquarters

I recently saw the movie Inside Out.  What an incredibly clever flick!  For those who haven’t had the opportunity, it’s essentially about a young girl named Riley who is uprooted and moves to a new city. Her emotions; Anger, Sadness, Disgust, Fear, and (her most prominent emotion) Joy, start to disagree on how to deal with the dramatic change, which causes problems up in “Headquarters,” the working space for the five emotions. Post movie, I couldn’t help but wonder about…

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Smelling the Roses and Tasting the Bread

Smelling the Roses and Tasting the Bread

I’ve always struggled with the ability to stop and smell the proverbial roses.   I see the flower and acknowledge the flower, but I rarely stop, smell, and take delight in it, unfortunately. I had a dad who would stop and smell the roses.  There was little in life that he would let pass by without taking notice.  A beautiful sunset was not merely a pretty sight, but it was worthy of reflection and introspection.  A bowl of ice cream was…

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