​The Rock-Your-World Email

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Did you ever receive an unexpected message out of nowhere at just the right time? One that seemed to have been written just for you and that provided precisely what you needed? The email rocked my world. Lately, I've been thinking a lot about embracing ambiguity, which is the fact that two seemingly contradictory concepts can exist simultaneously a...
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Our Scars are High Art

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Instead of viewing ourselves as "damaged," how about embracing our imperfections, confident that we are better than before? Once or twice a year, my friend Jessi and I catch up over coffee or tea. Now Jessi is a powerhouse. Her youthful enthusiasm and creativity never fail to boost my sprits, and I always learn something from her. Last month's take...
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Tom Glaser
Thank YOU for your comments, Candace. Some days I feel that I must be a spiritual warrior. I'm ready for those mysteries! What in... Read More
Monday, 11 June 2018 19:19
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Walking Toward Happiness

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It's finally spring. Leaving the treadmill in the basement, I return to the countless pleasures of running outdoors. After meditating, the first thing I do in the morning is strap on my silver Asics and head out with the dog for a lap around Cedar Lake. The budding trees, the fresh air, the reflection of the sun on the water—I relish every luscious...
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Resilience For Dessert

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When the going gets rough, how do you stay on track? Despite my resolve to reduce my TV screen-time, I got sucked into a reality show called Zumbo's Just Desserts . Zumbo is Australia's very own Willy Wonka. In the show, 12 amateur bakers compete for a $100,000 prize by baking their own creations, as well as several complicated desserts from Zumbo'...
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The Power of Subtle Messages

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What's your Favorite Inspirational Message? After six years in my bright, spacious office, I had received an offer I couldn't refuse—to join the incredible group of people at Partners in Resilience. I was thrilled. The only downside was that I would be moving into a far smaller office space in their suite on the edge of downtown Minneapolis. Moving...
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Tom Glaser
Yes, Kristy Sweetland. I couldn’t agree more. The environment provides the container. With thoughtful attention, it contributes gr... Read More
Friday, 02 March 2018 08:47
Tom Glaser
Yes, Amanda. A thousand time yes to Courage, Community, and Health & Wellbeing!
Saturday, 19 May 2018 12:36
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