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Loving Kindness and the Power of Going Slowly

It is a powerful decision when we choose to love ourself Loving Kindness… One thing we lack in Western culture is valuing loving ourself. In fact, in many ways we are taught that we are being selfish or self-centered if … Continue reading

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There is nothing more precious than this space of home

By Andrea M. Winn, MEd Soft winter breeze brings me present to the beauty amidst the bustle. Why is it so easy to get lost? Or better, How can I open to more of these moments? What causes moments of … Continue reading

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Lift up your heart!

By Andrea M. Winn, MEd December is an incredibly busy time – when we are putting on that last crunch to finish the year, plus on top of that getting ready for the holiday season. What is the antidote to … Continue reading

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Creating a moment of peace for the weary heart

By Andrea M. Winn, MEd Do you feel weary? Perhaps weary to the bone even? It is natural to feel that way as we approach the end of the year. And especially this year – 2012. Many predicted this would … Continue reading

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Dating and the art of giving ourselves permission

By Andrea M. Winn, MEd I’m taking a risk and sharing something personal with you this week. I started dating early this Fall ~ an adventure that demands great courage! I am blessed in my circle of friends, and it … Continue reading

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What is the key to mastery? Connection.

By Andrea M. Winn, MEd One of my idols, Insoo Kim Berg once said, “If you wanna go fast, go slow.” Is this a Zen koan? What is she getting at? If I think about a professional race car driver, … Continue reading

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Times Change

By Andrea M. Winn, MEd Eleanor Roosevelt  said, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Many of us have become jaded by the “realities” of life, and we have forgotten how to open our … Continue reading

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I have a dream

By Andrea M. Winn, MEd Martin Luther King Jr. enflamed the hearts of over 200,000 people with his I Have a Dream Speech delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial August 28, 1963. He powerfully proclaimed his dream of … Continue reading

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Welcoming an ocean of love in 2012

By Andrea M. Winn, MEd Popular wisdom teaches us to keep busy… fill our lives up with anything that might keep us entertained with a superficial promise of fulfillment… smooth over the raw moments and then promptly forget they ever … Continue reading

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Choose to be present this holiday season

By Andrea M. Winn, MEd Living in Toronto we are surrounded by people of many cultures with many traditions, some of whom celebrate at this time of year and some who do not. No matter what our tradition, it is … Continue reading

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