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Mindfulness

I am…

By Joan Marlow --- Let’s celebrate the new name for this website:  I am Teen Strong!! ‘I am…’ are two of the most powerful words in our life.  In the world’s religions it is a sentence in itself, ‘I Am the great I Am,’ relative to thinking about each of ...

Mindfulness Tool to the Rescue

By Joan Marlow --- My new thought is:  Pandemic = Transition.  I don’t know about you, but most everything in my life is different than what it was back in February!!  Do you remember February????!!!  Our ‘new norm’ is all about being fluid and adaptable to change; and simply accepting ...

Loving Kindness Starts with You

By Joan Marlow --- These past few months have been different and difficult.  Living in a pandemic has offered lots of lessons. I’ve heard things like, ‘getting comfortable with being uncomfortable,’ ‘seeing that I truly have no control over anything, except myself,’’ I love my family, but it’s tough being ...

Who Knew? What Do I Do Now? What’s Next?

By Joan Marlow --- Three big questions on our minds right now as we find ourselves ‘locked down’ with our families.  I share ‘Who Knew?’ because there might be some of you thinking, ‘Who Knew in my lifetime I’d be experiencing a pandemic?’  That’s something that happens in other countries ...