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Holiday Caregiver Gifts!

I am updating my Caregiver Collections Shop to include LOTS of useful items and gifts for the holidays! All of our whimsical images are by the artist Lin Larsen and a portion of our profits are donated to the Labyrinth Readers … Continue reading

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Mindful Breathing – Simple Instructions, Powerful Practice

This exercise can be done standing up or sitting down, and pretty much anywhere at any time. All you have to do is be still and focus on your breath for just one minute. Start by breathing in and out … Continue reading

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A Practical Exercise to Bring Compassion into Meditation

In the book The Heart of Meditation, the Dalai Lama describes a method for developing empathy into one’s meditation practice. A meditation exercise is given below.  The thesis of this book is that the thing that brings meditation truly alive is … Continue reading

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Anxiety Free – for the Moment!

Handling Anxiety Write it down. Acknowledging your worry takes away its obsessive power, so make a list of what’s bugging you. Say a prayer. Ask whatever deity or creative force or what/whoever you believe in for help, patience, and the … Continue reading

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Simple Instructions for Setting up a Reading Space and for Doing a Reading

At the ABD facebook page you can access plenty of information about how to do a spiritual reading for the benefit of another, including someone who is sick, is passing or has died.

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Nurse Shares 30 Years Experiences with Death and Dying

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