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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, April 6th, 2017 by Polly Campbell in IMPERFECT SPIRITUALITY

“Emotions are your own personal guidance system. They are energy. It’s the judgment you assign to them that causes trouble or pain. What if you viewed emotions only as a tool, a source of data and information? This way, even … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, February 9th, 2017 by Polly Campbell in HOW TO LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE

“Just as there can be breathtaking beauty, intense love, and awesome moments even when things feel impossibly difficult and hard and sad, there will be times each day when we need to flex and stretch and adapt to the changes … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 by Polly Campbell in HOW TO LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE

“When we treat ourselves kindly even after a mistake, we are more likely to try again. Research by developmental psychologist Kristin Neff and others also shows that self-compassion makes us more accountable and productive. This means we have a greater … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 by Polly Campbell in IMPERFECT SPIRITUALITY

“As long as we are on the quest to be perfect, to fit some arbitrary image of the ideal person, we’ll be stuck. Think hamster on a wheel, stuck. We’ll be moving fast, sure. We’ll be busy, busy, busy, and … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, May 5th, 2016 by Polly Campbell in HOW TO LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE

“Reaction doesn’t solve anything. In fact, our true needs often go unmet because we’ve added such drama to the situation. When you react, many times you then have to go back and fix, mop up, and apologize for the damage … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, February 11th, 2016 by Polly Campbell in IMPERFECT SPIRITUALITY

“To give up our attachments and disconnect from our desires(I’m not saying desires are bad, in fact, I’m all for them; it’s our attachment to them that keeps us stuck and frustrated) to let go of our stories, and our … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, January 21st, 2016 by Polly Campbell in HOW TO LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE

“Savoring is the act of noticing the positive, amazing, awesome things in your life and then pausing to engage with the good feelings that come out of that, says Loyola University professor of psychology Fred Bryant, author of Savoring: A … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 26th, 2015 by Polly Campbell in HOW TO LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE

“You can blame others for your failures and setbacks. You can pin your rejection on someone else. You can make excuses for not getting the job done – I’m too busy, I’m too broke, maybe when my kids are older … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 19th, 2015 by Polly Campbell in HOW TO LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE

“Stop trying to control the Universe, your spouse, your computer, what people say on social media, how they drive and everything else. We can crush our expression of purpose if we create too many rules around it. If we try … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 12th, 2015 by Polly Campbell in HOW TO LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE

“When we settle down a bit and get quiet enough to hear ourselves think, we will also hear those inner voices gossiping about us. You know, the inner dialogue that says things like,”Can you believe what she’s wearing?” or “I’ve … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 5th, 2015 by Polly Campbell in HOW TO LIVE AN AWESOME LIFE

“Some of the most awesome experiences in our lives come when we connect with others, and especially when we allow them to touch us. Think about a first kiss, or seeing a birth, or walking down the aisle, or watching … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 by Polly Campbell in IMPERFECT SPIRITUALITY

“Resistance, in a very real way, shows up as blocks in your life. It appears in the form of the same old problems, ongoing arguments, issues that never seem to resolve but always seem to matter – the twenty pounds … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, June 18th, 2015 by Polly Campbell in IMPERFECT SPIRITUALITY

“We lie to ourselves all the time. It’s our way of denying and resisting, and sometimes protecting ourselves. But it’s not an effective way. These lies are simply part of the illusion we create to buffer ourselves against our fears … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, May 7th, 2015 by Polly Campbell in IMPERFECT SPIRITUALITY

“Too often in the Age of Distraction we find ways to suppress, ignore, and avoid our uncomfortable feelings. We log on, turn on, tune out with Facebook and iPads and iPods and Blackberries and reality television and trips to the … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 by Polly Campbell in IMPERFECT SPIRITUALITY

“Faith is so personal, yet universal, that it’s hard to find a word that describes it just right. Everyone has their own definition of what faith is, but it’s easiest to understand by watching how faith works. Faith is falling … Continue reading

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