November 10, 2014. READY FOR A REPRIEVE FROM LIFE'S PRESSURES, COMPETITION AND NEGATIVITY?
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November 10, 2014 -'HOW TO WATCH THE NEWS AND STILL LOVE THE WORLD WE LIVE IN' by Donna Sales Click here to read the entire article
“…With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.”
~ from Desiderata by Max Ehrmann, 1927
It’s a delicate balance to negotiate. The desire (and sense of responsibility) to know what’s going on in the world and the need for self-preservation. How do we stay informed about significant world events - as we are taught good citizens of the world do – then shake off the hysteria, vicarious trauma, and catastrophic predictions so we can go to work, make dinner, take the kids to hockey, care for aging parents, and strive to be healthy individuals living meaningful lives….
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"The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds."~ William James
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Thanks to Heather for sending this in. This is the first podcast we've included on Hope Cafe - the first of many I hope. Reading stories is great (just check out our reader story section) but there's something pretty special about listening to a story, too.
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Stop whatever you're doing and take five. Canadian band Walk Off The Earth stuns with their simple, catchy rendition of "Shake it Off".
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