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Photo courtesy of Antony Pranata, Vancouver, Canada

I haven’t been in a high school classroom for many years, but for a good part of my life Halloween and dressing up so that my students would not recognize me was one of my favorite days of the year. Although my life is different now and there doesn’t seem to be the same opportunities to dress up Continue Reading

Habits of Thought: Required Weeding?

Yoga Photo by Terri Oda, Canada

About six months ago, a substitute yoga instructor began our class together with the following statement, “Today, let’s work to let go of habits of thought that no longer serve us.”  Woah!  What a concept!  And I thought to myself, “I can do that.”   For months now I have thought back to this idea, Continue Reading

Starting Over

Photo taken and shared with me by Melissa Campbell, Toronto, CA

Dear Friends, To those who have wondered what is going on with this site, here's the scoop.  I am new as the Committee on Publication for New Mexico and there have been many aspects of this work to learn, only one of which is blogging.  After making some feeble attempts at managing this blog, I Continue Reading

Real Answers about Anxiety

A Guest blog by Ingrid Peschke Since 1980 there’s been a 1200% increase in anxiety in the U.S. making it one of the most common mental illnesses in America. Consider these statistics: In 2011, an estimated 117 million Americans were diagnosed with general anxiety disorder. Only 1/3 of those Continue Reading