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Can You Be Spiritual If You Hate God?

 Dear Meli, I’m writing you because I want to be more spiritual. I have friends who are into spiritual stuff and it seems to make them really happy. But I haven’t been able to get into it. It feels like I have to be fake, or be someone I’m not. Also, I’m really not into […]

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The End of “Life in Z-D” as We Know It

Yup, that’s what I said. But don’t panic. Every end is a new beginning. Every time one door closes, another one opens. I know what you’re thinking: Cut the crap, Goofball. You can’t stop now! You make me laugh. You make me cry. You give me something to do at work when I’m bored out […]

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My Guru Has a Tail, Part 8: The Miracle

A few days after I wrote this post, the Guru (aka our kitty Lucy) died suddenly of undetected heart failure. Although a tribute post will be forthcoming, I wanted to share the following with you in its original form. Everything here is a tribute to our feisty little Guru. We love you, Lou. Can people […]

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Take the All-Day Appreciator Challenge!

Have you ever listened to what your mind is telling you? Like, really listened? If your mind is anything like my mind, it can get pretty interesting in there. Sure, my mind coughs up some deep and profound stuff from time to time. It also gets totally blissed out and happy on occasion. But it […]

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What the Dandelion Has to Teach You About Being a Badass

When you think of a total Badass, who comes to mind? Samuel L. Jackson in Pulp Fiction? Margaret Cho? Samuel L. and Margaret Cho put the “Bad” in Badass, no doubt. But there’s another Badass who is frequently neglected, a small but mighty entity that causes all the other Badasses to bow down in fear […]

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Here’s an Awesome Affirmation to Claim and Embody Your Uniqueness

Everybody’s always saying that we’re supposed to claim and embody our uniqueness, but sometimes it’s not that easy. Do you feel me? Yes, every snowflake is completely different. And yes, we are like those snowflakes in our amazing, beautiful difference. But what about when the snowflake keeps getting stared at because it doesn’t look like […]

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What’s the Trick to the Law of Attraction?

­­ What do you do when something bad less-than-pleasing happens? Do you tell yourself: A) Bad things are always happening to me. Cuz I’m a loser like that. B) Bad thing? What bad thing? C) I caused it! I caused the bad thing with my bad less-than-pleasing vibration! If you’re in group A, you might […]

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