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Trying to Let Go and Feel Like It’s NOT Working?

By: Barb Schmidt
Tips for Letting Go

We have romantic relationships that have left us feeling alone, friendships that have suddenly gone sour, family dramas that cause us to have many sleepless nights; right? So what do we do to move on? We try to let go, but often it feels like it’s not working. We all have these difficult, negative memories… Read More »


How to Deal with Difficult People

By: Barb Schmidt
How to Deal with

I’m feeling the call today to write about how we can peacefully and mindfully deal with difficult people. We are all experiencing the challenges of life today. If you are looking to break free from suffering and fear, here are my strategies for living amidst the stress and difficulties of the world without letting them… Read More »


Tips for When You Feel There Is Not Enough Time

By: Barb Schmidt
Tips for When You FeelThere Is Not Enough Time

As you may know, I am type A personality. I like to go, go, go. This has gotten me very far in life; however, it has also made me feel like I am always rushing and short on time. Years ago, when my daughter was very young, we were rushing out the door, and she… Read More »


10 Quotes to Quiet Self-Doubt

By: Barb Schmidt
10 Quotes to Quiet Self-Doubt

One of the most powerful ways to increase our awareness and self-acceptance is through a daily meditation practice. Meditation is simply about going within each day to see what is going on, training ourselves to be in the present moment fully aware. As Pema Chodron beautifully says, “Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves… Read More »


One Simple Tool to Change the Way You See Everything

By: Barb Schmidt
One Simple Tool to Change the Way You See Everything

For a few years in the nineties, I studied under Thich Nhat Hahn, one of my most profound teachers. While attending my first retreat with him, he said, “Life can only be found in the present moment.” So often we are ruminating about the past or planning the future and miss fully taking in what… Read More »


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