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Category Archives: Stress

Be Excited

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Back in the day, long ago, I was a fledgling pianist. I loved playing the instrument and joining in with my dad and his brothers. All were talented and played a variety of instruments. I won’t say we were the … Continue reading

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Living Your Best Life

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For many years, I focused incredible amounts of energy on making changes. If anything was made apparent in 2020, it was the simple fact that change happens regardless of my focus and that I will find a way to deal … Continue reading

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That’s Life

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Thanks to my fellow Board members for sharing, during the past months, some of the lessons they’ve learned since COVID-19 quarantining began in March. It was informative to see how each was impacted by and is dealing with the many … Continue reading

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What If . . .

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Sharing one important lesson she’s learned during the quarantine period is TOPS Second Vice President and Service Program Administrator Deanna Bies. Deanna Bies Lesson What If . . . In listening to someone answer a question on TV regarding the … Continue reading

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The Power of “Om”

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This week’s blog comes from Deanna Bies, a TOPS Service Program Administrator and Board Member. I used to have a really difficult time turning off my brain at night so I could sleep. I had to learn to calm it … Continue reading

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Tune In to Tune Out

woman practicing breathing exercises

This week’s blog comes from Deanna Bies, a TOPS Service Program Administrator and Board Member. Do you think you have good listening skills? We are constantly listening to everything around us all the time—family members, television, music, street noise, pets, … Continue reading

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If You Think It, You Will Become It

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Those of you who have been reading my blog since April of last year know the power of words. We spent our time wandering through the alphabet together, building our own personal, positive vocabulary. Those blogs are archived in Back … Continue reading

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