Tag Archives: St. Paul

Learn to detox negative feelings

This piece was published in the Naperville Sun print edition and The Chicago Tribune online edition.  Thanks for the publishing!  Here is the link:  http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/opinion/ct-nvs-mitchinson-column-st-0514-20170512-story.html      More and more individuals are considering detoxing and cleansing their bodies of impurities for … Continue reading

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The wind beneath your wings

Feeling lonely can be a challenge to almost everyone at some time or another.  But there is a spiritual answer, beginning with a spiritual point of view, that can help us feel cherished and needed even when alone. While loneliness … Continue reading

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Finding ways to help addicts overcome their addictions

Addiction to alcohol and illegal drugs is increasing and can be deadly.  According to the Illinois Department of Human services, “Over 5500 deaths among Illinois residents each year, over 5% of all deaths, are directly or indirectly related to the … Continue reading

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When non-believers pray

According to a recent article in the Reader’s Digest, “86 percent of Americans pray, with 56.7 percent doing so at least once a day. Even among people who aren’t affiliated with a specific religion—a growing group that numbered 46 million … Continue reading

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Beyond the mask of disease

  Halloween is coming – trick-or-treaters will soon be at our doors, ringing the bells, and asking for a treat.  Superheroes, ballerinas, and goblins of all sorts will be invading, but we will not be afraid, because we know that … Continue reading

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Exploring beyond limitations

Today is Columbus Day, 2013.  Over 500 years ago, Columbus explored beyond the limits of the African coast as a way to get to India.  He sailed west and quite by surprise, found a new land.  He opened the way … Continue reading

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Taking responsibility for your health

  Do you take responsibility for your health?  An increasing number of physicians are asking their patients this question – and they are demanding better answers. In a recent blog post, Dr. Frank Lipman MD, after citing how much money … Continue reading

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Can “renewing your mind” make you well?

I have always loved this parable: “An old legend tells of a young boy who was kidnapped by gypsies.  He was held as one of their tribe and his memory faded of his princely background.  Years later, when passing through … Continue reading

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Can't sleep? Try gratitude

      Can’t sleep?  Try gratitude      I often enjoy the blogs of Leslie Sann.  She is a joyologist – practices positive psychology which focuses on joy, resilience and strength.  She has authored the guidebook, The Art of Spiritual … Continue reading

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"I'd like to thank the Academy…"

Sunday night the Academy Awards were presented, and as each winner received their Oscar, most thanked individuals who helped them in their career or were inspirational in their lives.  It’s heartwarming to see others express their gratitude so openly and … Continue reading

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