What Do Golden Retrievers Know That We Don’t? An Exercise in Joy…

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Karen Arnold

Before then, we’re golden retriever material…

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My precious Max

Drop SOME of the Ego

So much easier said than done. We need our ego to navigate our human, earth-based reality in practical terms and ways. The problem begins when after age six we spend most of our life coping with that ego and we usually let it rule us. After all, we believe (our ego believes) we’re here to win, succeed, achieve, make lots of money (or try to), and make sure the other guy or gal doesn’t get there first.

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lisa runnels

You Have to Wonder Why

Why let that ego rule?

We Can Be More Like Golden Retrievers

They smile with their whole body, mind, and spirit. They can’t help it. There’s no self-consciousness, no one-upmanship, no desperation, no competition.

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Marcos Leal

An Exercise in Joy

Try this, if inclined: Spend one hour sometime this week letting yourself feel only exuberance for life, nothing else. Think of it as a gift to yourself. If an hour seems too long, try it for fifteen minutes. Or even just five.

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Storyteller and dreamer. I write about the English language, being human, the magic of life, and metaphysics. www.regina-clarke.com

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