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August 25, 2014

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Todd Lieman’s day well lived and the snowballing world of gratitude

Todd Lieman is an imaginative, conscious, creative man who understands what makes a day well lived and the benefits of specific gratitude expressed. He began by encouraging his young son Kolby to express each night three things for which he is grateful. And, because from the mouths of babes come some of our best insights, […]

 

March 22, 2014

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David Friedman Broadway composer, conductor, author, speaker, television personality is in SF

When there is more talent than time, what is a person to do? Aha, you do what David Friedman does. You do not let time, doubt, pounding heart or tomorrow’s to-do list stand in the way. You do what David does. You do not dawdle in the past or future; you live in the moment. […]

 

October 17, 2013

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Rev. Maggie Oman Shannon crafts calm

Rev. Maggie Oman Shannon, author of Crafting Calm:: Projects and Practices for Creativity and Contemplation, is a woman of many talents and generous in her sharing them. Sharing she has been doing not only in her capacity as the Spiritual Director of Unity Spiritual Center of San Francisco but through her writing. She is the author of 6 books, […]

 

September 27, 2013

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David Mezzapelle’s life of contagious optimism

David Mezzapelle’s book Contagious Optimism is a new book on his old and well established philosophy and practical way of life. He can’t help it. It has been a life-long way of functioning for him. He was the child who loved falling off his bicycle. To listen to him talk about the upside of the downside is […]

 

September 7, 2012

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Martin Boroson offers one moment meditation and stillness for people on the go

  When we seem to be too busy to meditate and too stressed not to, what’s a person to do? Do we shove the stress down as best we can and ignore the symptoms that are begging us to slow down?  Do we need to travel great distances to find quiet? Do we need years […]

 

January 22, 2012

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Learning to laugh with help from Allen Klein

When times get tough and you feel like crying, learning to laugh may save the day and you. Permission to laugh once again from Allen Klein the San Francisco Jollytollogist, whose very aura is permission to laugh in the midst of crisis and loss of any kind without disrespecting or diminishing the reality of the […]

 

May 8, 2011

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Allen Klein

Allen Klein mp3 Author and Jollytologist Allen Klein (yes, jollytologist) talks about his life helping people get through a variety of emotional devastation like death of loved ones, illness, sorrow, reversals, misfortunes, distress and, as he says, “All that Not-so-funny stuff.” On thinking about the people in his life he sees a world of love […]

 

February 23, 2011

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Kat Tansey

            Kat (mp3) Kat Tansey, author of Choosing to Be and host of talk-show Magic in Midlife, writes to her feline Zen Master Pooh Bear.