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Whatever Makes You Crazy, Learn to Let it Go

 

Clarksville, TN – Okay, we all have things that make us crazy. It might be the neighbor next door, our tendency to try to control everything and everyone around us, the world situation, or just the fact that mail carrier keeps putting someone else’s mail in our mailbox.

Whatever it is, each of us needs to have coping mechanisms to keep these annoyances from driving us nuts on a daily basis.

Here are a few ways you can at least turn loose of these irritants for a while.

Learn to let go of whatever is making you crazy.

Learn to let go of whatever is making you crazy.

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Learn How to Let Go of Whatever is Making You Crazy

 

Clarksville, TN – Okay, we all have things that make us crazy. It might be the neighbor next door, our tendency to try to control everything and everyone around us, the world situation, or just the fact that mail carrier keeps putting someone else’s mail in our mailbox.

Whatever it is, each of us needs to have coping mechanisms to keep these annoyances from driving us nuts on a daily basis.

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iiEnergy Works Metaphysical Store to Open soon in Clarksville

 

Psychics and Crystals and Candles… Oh MY!

iiEnergy Works Metaphysical StoreClarksville, TN – iiEnergy Works Metaphysical will be opening as a physical store in Clarksville on March 29th, 2014. The many requests for an outlet for a metaphysical supplies store and meeting place in the Clarksville area have been heard and resulted in the decision to open this new business.

What does metaphysical mean? The overview definition is that it is the spiritual non-physical perspective of being.  Metaphysical healing becomes healing the spirit with remedies that are not physical. We also call it alternative medicine techniques. Whatever you call it, the actions taken seem to offer many people relief from dis-ease and pain.  «Read the rest of this article»

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American Heart Association says alternative therapies may help lower blood pressure

 

Due to their modest effects, alternative therapies can be used with — not as a replacement for — standard treatment.

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Alternative therapies such as aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training, and isometric hand grip exercises may help reduce your blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association.

In a new scientific statement published in its journal Hypertension, the association said alternative approaches could help people with blood pressure levels higher than 120/80 mm Hg and those who can’t tolerate or don’t respond well to standard medications.

Blood Pressure Check. (American Heart Association)

Blood Pressure Check. (American Heart Association)

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Occupy Clarksville to hold Occupy Friday Overnight Event

 

Come Out and help Occupy Public Square in front of City Hall

Clarksville, TN – On Friday at 1:00pm, Occupy Clarksville will kick off the first in a series of weekly educational, entertaining, and tasty events at Public Square. «Read the rest of this article»

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How to Let Go of Whatever is Making You Crazy

 

Okay, we all have things that make us crazy. It might be the neighbor next door, our tendency to try to control everything and everyone around us, the world situation, or just the fact that mail carrier keeps putting someone else’s mail in our mailbox.

Whatever it is, each of us needs to have coping mechanisms to keep these annoyances from driving us nuts on a daily basis.

Here are a few ways you can at least turn loose of these irritants for a while «Read the rest of this article»

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Someone delights in you

 

A few words directed to a friend, neighbor or family member or even an adored pet, can release a resevoir of strength within . Normally, these are words of appreciation and acknoledgement.

prayerAt Fort Leonard Wood, the Army’s largest basic and advanced training post, I served with command leaders to include hundreds of drill sergeants of all ranks. I served, too, commanders that I would have followed into combat at any time and any place. How did these men and women impress me and receive my loyalty? They were leaders trained in reassuring and encouraging others. They elicited a sense of self with new recruits, NCOs and officers with a reassuring word. «Read the rest of this article»

 


The Upper Room: The things we leave behind

 

prayerI anticipate my daily time in meditation, deliberation and reflection as a spiritual aid in my goal of strengthening and realizing my spiritual resources. I find the devotional, The Upper Room, both valuable and enriching.

On the morning following Black Friday, I read a devotional that benefited and motivated me. I share these reflective comments in their entirety from The Upper Room (12.1.08)., as written by William David Willis of Australia. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Meditation is achievement

 

In an  issue of Newsweek arrives on Tuesday or Wednesday, I peruse the contents and give priority to articles and stories that appeal to me at the moment. After that, I read it from cover to cover, starting at page 1. Recently the story No Buddha Required captured my attention and lead the competition as to what i would read first.

Rembrandt’s “Philosopher in Meditation”

No Buddha Required is by no means a critical, derogatory or fault-finding expose of Buddhism. Being the international city Clarksville is, there are believers in this world religion among us. I know several practicing Buddhists, productive citizens who have a depth of compassion. Their teachings are respectful of all God’s creatures. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Epiphany: A journey home renews faith

 

As a junior in high school, at the age of 16, I made a commitment to God. I find that I desire daily literature that gives me a spiritual direction. I continue to read the Bible for spiritual illumination, and recognize it as one source of information and understanding.

A few days ago during my “quiet time”, I had an epiphany as I read Luke 24:13-35. Epiphany is used in two ways: it is an annual festival of Christianity that starts on January 6, and commemorates the revealing of Jesus to the Gentiles as personified by the Magi, and the baptism of Jesus. It is also much more personal: Epiphany is also a moment of sudden intuitive understanding, a “flash of insight.”

I have read this scripture annually on my spiritual pilgrimage. Today it revealed a new thought, that of home. I have never over the years understood this scintillating story in the framework of “Home.” The two saddened disciples in this story were going to their hometown, on a path towards a home-cooked meal and a welcome to the their family. «Read the rest of this article»

 



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