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  1. Wisdom Wednesday: Nelson Mandela

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    June 12, 2013 by Darlene McC

    In honor of the peacemakers recent hospitalization at age 95, Nelson Mandela will say it better than I ever could:Learn …
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  2. Wisdom Wednesday: Socrates

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    May 8, 2013 by Darlene McC

    That Socrates was a clever fella.  In addition to being an Athenian philosopher.  In addition to being the father of ethics & …
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  3. Wisdom Wednesday: Ms Monroe

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    January 30, 2013 by Darlene McC

    Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us & I’ve noticed the “pairing up” instinct start to kick in.  You know what …
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  4. Wisdom Wednesday: What Are You Planting?

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    January 16, 2013 by Darlene McC

    The more I read about neuroplasticity and habit reformation the more the garden metaphor strikes me.  The choices you make …
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  5. Wisdom Wednesday: This Brief Lifetime

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    January 9, 2013 by Darlene McC

    Pema Chödrön is an American Tibetan Buddhist and prolific writer of Buddhist philosophy for a Western audience.  The beauty of her …
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  6. Wisdom Wednesday: Everything You Need

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    November 14, 2012 by Darlene McC

    and probably a little extra.

    I recently picked up a pocket version of the best writings of Pema Chodron.  Pema is a Tibetan Buddhist nun …
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  7. Wisdom Wednesday: “Denny”

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    October 17, 2012 by Darlene McC

    It’s a fortunate thing to be surrounded by smart, fun, beautiful women who don’t buy into the hype spewed by …
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Little sister, all grown up. How blessed am I to have been a part of your perfect day. To get to share in your joy, and thereby multiply it with everyone else who came to celebrate. . Stunning 📸 by @stephanie.mccauley . 20 years ago our parents met. But I think our 5 siblings are the ones who really made out on this deal. . . #love #positiveemotionproject #bride #bridesmaid #fallwedding #bonussister #littlesister #perfectday #sisters
We're so good at making relationships complicated- with others and with ourselves! 🤦‍♀️ But when I peel away the layers of pain, defensiveness, and unhelpful patterns I'm left with 3 truths: 1️⃣ We're all human (I think👽) 2️⃣ We all have something to contribute. Unique combinations of skills and interests. Our passions and what we care about. They lead us to contributions that no one can make. And your world needs to what YOU can bring into it. 3️⃣ We all make mistakes - you. Me. Your boss. Your parents. Your kids. @msrachelhollis & @tonyrobbins . everybody. When you accept that you can forgive yourself and others for their human-ness. No one comes out perfect. We're all a work in progress. If you can accept this you can stop expecting perfection from yourself and others. Do these 3 ring true for you? Which of them do you struggle to accept and live? #growandchange #growthmindset #coaching #coachmentality #selfdevelopment #human #humanrace #acceptance #acceptyourself #weallmakemistakes
💃 . 📸 @brittanyboote . #joy #dance #curlyhairdontcare #curlyhair #weddingphotography #danceparty #dancelikenooneswatching #twirl #twirldress #letitgo #iloveweddings
Grad school update! 🤓 I haven't been posting often because I've been LEARNING! It's been wonderful so far, but it's also like trying to jam a watermelon into a teacup. 🍉🍵 😳 My brain is so full I'm worried it will pop. What are your go-to strategies when your mind is fizzling but you still have things to accomplish? 👇 . . #penn #pennmapp #levelup #gradstudent #gradschool #mapp15 #mappster
A little background on the positive emotion stories I've been posting. 😎 Positive emotions are essential to our wellbeing, building personal resilience & strong communities. Have some feedback or a question suggestion? Hit up those comments 👇👇 🤗 Play along in my stories the rest of this year 💗 . 🤓 #positivity #positiveemotion #positiveemotionproject #positivepsychology #mapp #mapp15 #penn #upenn #coach #coachmentality #levelup #curlyhairdontcare #curlyhair
Bringing sexy back 💪 After the intensity of Sept, it feels so good to get back to routine.