Putting Joplin Missouri Back Together Again

Remember the destructive tornadoes of May 2011?  Joplin Missouri was the town most devastated by those terrible storms.  One third of Joplin is gone, nothing left but the land…and the dreams that guide resilient citizens as they rebuild their lives and their city.  A quick snapshot of Joplin on October 29, 2011:  · A cement bank vault standing alone surrounded by a square of emptiness that used to be the bank · A parking lot that used to serve the bank’s customers surrounds the emptiness · A lonely make-shift, quickly erected structure serves as a temporary drive through window. Frank…

The Forgiveness Diet

By Walter E. Jacobson, MD Welcome Guest blogger, Dr. Walter Johnson, MD. Dr. Johnson’s new book, Forgive to Win, features a wonderful new way to be emotionally healthy…The Forgiveness Diet. Obviously, this diet has nothing to do with food. It is a daily regimen of mindful thoughts, actions, and exercises designed to create positive outcomes to help you reach your short and long-term goals.  ~Janet   Most of us don’t get what we want in our lives because we sabotage ourselves: We procrastinate. We resist. We don’t follow through. The end result is a life of unfulfillment and disappointment. It…

How Does Energy Flow?

by Barbara Stone, PhD, LISW, DCEP Diplomate, Comprehensive Energy Psychology My friend and mentor Barbara Stone, PhD sent a beautiful energy medicine article for me to read, and I asked if I could share the information with you. She said yes! Barbara is a gifted energy psychologist and an instructor in the Association of Comprehensive Energy Psychology certificate training program and at Energy Medicine University. She is a gifted energy healer and the developer of a very innovative and powerful energy psychology method called Invisible Roots: Soul Detective. You can preview her award winning book Invisible Roots on Amazon at…

Angel Love (Love Letter From the Heart)

From Sibyl Magazine, Fall Issue (Oct/Nov) 2011 By Janet Gallagher Nestor I’VE KNOWN JANET FOR A LONG TIME, but she met me by name a little over a year ago when I showed up in a drawing. Since then we have been friends and companions. As the angel of love, I am the one who gives you the feeling of an inner smile and a kind of love that is both Earthly and Divine. If I were to try to explain the feeling, I’d have to say my energy feels like an embrace, you know when you are close to…

Mindless to Mindful – A Frozen Foods Tale

By Joan Kappes Mindfulpathways welcomes guest blogger Joan Kappes who has written a delightful and meaningful post about one brilliant mindful moment that created a huge shift in her attitude about grocery shopping. Joan’s blog has a wonderful message and I hope that you’ll stop by and pay her a visit. Her contact information is at the end of the post. – Janet My story takes place in the frozen foods section.  Before continuing, however, please pause for a moment and think of one “should”, “must” or “have to” activity which gives you little enjoyment or pleasure. Keep this in…