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By Dr. Mara Karpel “A clown is like an aspirin, only he works twice as fast.” ~ Groucho Marx [caption id="attachment_10624" align="alignnone" width="300"] ©M. Karpel, 2015[/caption] How we feel emotionally is often caused by the thoughts that we think. As I’ve become more mindful of my thoughts and how I feel, I’ve noticed that it

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By Dr. Mara Karpel “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” ~ Loran Eisley [caption id="attachment_10630" align="alignnone" width="191"] ©M. Karpel, 2015[/caption] One of the reasons that we might enjoy a glass of wine, a cup of coffee, or a cup of tea is the ritual that surrounds drinking them, including the emoti

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By Dr. Mara Karpel “I was taken by the power that savoring a simple cup of coffee can have to connect people and create community.” ~ Howard Schultz, Chairman and CEO of Starbucks [caption id="attachment_10631" align="alignnone" width="192"] ©M. Karpel, 2015[/caption] I love coffee! I love how it tastes. I love how it feels going down

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By Dr. Mara Karpel “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” ~ Buddha [caption id="attachment_10632" align="alignnone" width="300"] ©M. Karpel, 2015[/caption] As I write this blog, I have had pain in my left wrist for over three months. Sometimes, it’s a sharp pain that wakes me up in the middle of the night. And sometimes it’s

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By Dr. Mara Karpel “Forgiveness opens our hearts to self-love….That person who is the hardest to forgive is the one who can teach you the greatest lessons. When you love yourself enough to rise above the old situation, then understanding and forgiveness will be easy. And you’ll be free.” ~ Louise Hay [caption id="attachment_10634" ali

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By Dr. Mara Karpel “If we really love ourselves, 
everything in our life works.” ~ Louise Hay [caption id="attachment_10635" align="alignnone" width="300"] ©M. Karpel, 2015[/caption]      “Before you can love others, you must love yourself first.” This is a platitude that we hear time and again. In fact, it’s become common,

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By Dr. Mara Karpel "Don’t die with your music still inside you.  Listen to your intuitive inner voice and find what passion stirs your soul."                                                                        ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer [caption id="attachment_10637" align="alignnone" width="189"] ©M. Karpel,

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By Dr. Mara Karpel Happy New Year!  Today is January 1.  What dreams will you make come true this year? [caption id="attachment_10640" align="alignnone" width="300"] ©M. Karpel, 2015[/caption]      Today is really just another date on the calendar. Whatever problems you had yesterday or last week may still be problems today. Babies w

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Dear Dr. Karpel: My children accuse me of being negative and pessimistic.  They say I always “see the glass as half empty.”  I’m 67 and I feel that I’m realistic.  I have several chronic illnesses and have had a hard life.  What is there to be positive about?  I’m writing to you at the insistence of my daughter, who wants me to

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Dear Dr. Karpel: My husband and I have been married for almost 55 years.  Since my husband’s mild stroke about 5 years ago, I’ve had to take over all of the decision-making regarding the larger decisions and financial issues. He’s still very with-it and gets around better than me, but he has trouble concentrating and his memory isn’t

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