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What in the world is grace?

By Marggie Hatala | December 4, 2019

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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Grieving from Loss to Transformation

By Marggie Hatala | November 5, 2019

Grief….I bet the first thing you think of is the death of someone close to you. Images of painful sorrow, struggling to adapt your life without this person, tears and difficulty moving on could flood your mind. While this is very often true, grief also wears many other faces and responses in our world. We…

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When is Reflective Writing a Healing Tool?

By Marggie Hatala | October 3, 2019

Keeping a journal has long been a coveted personal practice, those that have adopted this feel as though it is their special me time each day. There are many types of journals and suggested topics that create their own practices, such as a daily Joy Journal or a Gratitude Journal used to count the many…

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What do you say to someone that is dying?

By Marggie Hatala | September 4, 2019

Our usual greeting to others is “How are you?” With that asked, who really expects an answer other than “fine”? I still find myself habitually asking that question of those that are facing terminal illness, but I quickly recognize my error and backtrack. I immediately realize what a foolish question for my friend or client…

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Joy in living, joie de vivre….living joyfully. How can we create this attitude?

By Marggie Hatala | July 30, 2019

A feeling of happiness or excitement about life is the usual meaning for the term joie de vivre, although not a literal translation from the French. This is something that I believe most of us strive for in our lives as we invest a great deal of our attention towards creating joy each day.

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Person Centered Care….Mindfulness Training….Spiritual Presence….What are the Differences?

By Marggie Hatala | July 18, 2019

As a professional with years spent giving of myself, it was only when I learned to become totally present to my client that I found that I was energized by a depth of spiritual nourishment. In a recent review of my newest book, Life as a Prayer, I was pleased to see this recognized and…

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August 24th Event – Life as a Prayer Book Signing

By Marggie Hatala | July 16, 2019

WHEN: Saturday, August 24th – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm WHERE: The Pearl of Door County 242 Michigan, Suite B101 Sturgeon Bay WI 5423

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Caring and Compassion for Caregivers

By Marggie Hatala | July 2, 2019

Caring for Caregivers ……I listened silently, having made a conscious choice to open myself to her and become fully present. This type of discussion was not uncommon; caregivers are most often spouses or adult children with longstanding and challenging family dynamics intensifies by the stress of the situation. I knew that Anna needed non-judgment and…

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New year, new website, new book!

By Marggie Hatala | June 11, 2019

It’s been a quietly busy year for me, with many changes in my work and personal life combined with sharing talents in creating an entirely new platform for my businesses!

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Shifting into the New Year

By Marggie Hatala | December 13, 2016

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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