Our individual and collective lives have changed in the past year. Take time to join our hearts and minds in creating the “new normal” ahead As we reflect on our world one year ago, let’s look ahead with our mind’s eye to what waits for us in the months ahead. We are walking forward into…

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 Blog published by NFDA.org Written by Marggie Hatala, RN, CEOLD 1/15/2021 I opened my emails as I began my day. I noticed an unfamiliar email address, and quickly scanned it to find a community member reaching out, looking for guidance about how to navigate the difficult waters of her mother’s terminal disease. Not asking for…

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  https://www.eventbrite.com/D/online/midday-with-marggie-and-dave Join our monthly, online webinar and enjoy timely information with action points to help us move towards health and wellness. Each webinar is free, and offered online at 11AM CST. January 19th  Exercise as Medicine February 16th Introduction to Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction March 16th Taking a Deeper Dive into Stress Management April 20th…

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Life Doula Support Reduces Intensity and Anxiety for Families The following content appeared in the Press Times’ Wise Living column on Friday, October 30. The Press Times is a Green Bay area publication that runs weekly. Visit their website at https://gopresstimes.com/contact-us/ Dear Wise Living, My mother has been chronically ill with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) for…

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grace

Merely speaking the word grace, I find myself breathing more deeply. I feel my focus settling inward rather than on the many concerns of my life. With these, peace bubbles up from somewhere beyond my conscious mind. Did I invite grace just by speaking its name? Or did I embrace what was already given but…

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Icy-morning

Shifting into the New Year Feeling the pull to new awareness as our year cycles I have taken this year to allow old patterns to melt away, while awaiting the birth of the new into my life. It’s been a transformative time for me, and I’ve allowed myself the quiet and privacy to embrace the…

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Canyon

Maintaining Inner Peace A hectic time in my life draws me ever more deeply within I just returned from a long awaited and cherished time out west with my family. It was a true whirlwind trip, lots of travel in a short period combined with a very busy time of year for all of us.…

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Inspiration From Nature Using our incredible natural environment to stir our souls Next week will be here before I know it, especially with our plans for the holiday weekend looming. I am excitedly preparing for the Meditative Journaling Workshop at Write On, Door County that will be held on June 4th. We will use the…

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Savoring the Preciousness of Time Easing my life to deepen my living I just finished two projects that have really had me consumed…both of them occupying my thoughts and my time commitments in deeply expanding ways. Yet being so engaged for the past few months, has helped to show me the changes that I want to make…

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