Monthly Archives: June 2012

Beauty Break: Taking the Time to Listen

I’ve been stalking Simone Dinnerstein for about a year now, since I heard this interview with her on NPR last year when she spoke about her unique interpretation of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and her new album Strange … Continue reading

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Take Back Your Time

“In terms of taking back our time, the first essential tool is saying no. No to our own greed and self-importance. No to the extra work we carry home. No to hearing without listening, looking without seeing; no, above all, … Continue reading

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Courtesy of my dear friend, Kathryn. Take 10 quiet minutes some time today. It could change your day, your week, your life.

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