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No Reply Anxiety

A little 20-minute meditation per day can cool the brain and allow you to smell the roses along the way. This new post from John Ratliff also features two more beautiful images from nature captured by my wife Barbara's God-daughter, Nick…
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Forest Daydreams

Forest Daydreams Alone in the woods you never know what you may discover. Each step an adventure. Each twist, each turn reveals something completely unexpected. All you have to do is take your time and really see.....from John Ratliff A wooden…
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Breathe Deep

Image Courtesy of Nick Follett  John Ratliff continues to write about the power of meditation. Breathe Deep Deep Breathing is a very powerful tool we all can use to improve our focus, reduce stress and help calm our minds. It only takes…
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Bizzy Beez

John Ratliff's poem about the "Bizzy Beez" brought a number of images and thoughts to my mind. The first being an artistic  photograph created by Barbara's God-daughter, Nicky Follett, who lives in England. She has a gift for capturing…
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The Space In Between

In our busy world, we just don't pause for long enough to "recharge the batteries."  Meditation is one of the five interventions for positive brain wellness taught by Memory Matters. Full details of our educational programs can be…
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Ripples

Sometimes we pause and meditate in our busy lives. We might be prayerful or we might just sit quietly and contemplate everything around us, the beauty of the earth, sky, and creatures great and small living among us. Diversity is everywhere…
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Piano Man

JW writes again and walks us back down memory lane with the power of music stimulating our minds and bringing calm, relaxation, and warm, happy nostalgic feelings. This is reminiscent of a typical day at Memory Matters witnessed by volunteers…