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  • Make “Work Mode” Work For You

    Summertime is ending. Schools are about to reopen. Office hours are about to return to normal. Your supervisors are back from their vacation exoduses. Your clients are back with high demands. The time has come to get back into “work mode.” If any of these sentences made you feel nauseous, then this article is for you. The conversations that we tend to have around the end of the summer can come off as mourning. We speak of the dread of getting back to early mornings and late evenings. We regret not taking one more trip to the beach while...

  • Developing Our Intuition

    We all get “hits” of intuition throughout our lives, sometimes in the most improbable of situations – while in the shower, thinking of other pressing things, or just sitting relaxing without a care in the world. We are always grateful for these gifts, but rarely do we understand that we can bring them about much more frequently by developing our own intuitive sense. To illustrate this point, I want to share a story. Years ago, I was visiting Assisi on a personal journey of discovery. One day I visited Eremo delle Carceri, a beautiful and tranquil park in the...

  • There’s More to Breast Health Than Just Detecting Lumps

    Decades ago, the military had access to a special camera we were told could see in the dark; a night vision camera. Could it really see into the darkness? No. It was a camera that detected infrared radiation, or heat, given off by mammals. Images on the screen were in the shape of the animal or human being imaged. Hence, the ability to ‘see’ in the dark. In time, that technology became declassified and available for other practical applications such as finding heat loss in a home or inflammation in a human body. That’s where digital infrared thermal imaging...

  • A Clean Swimming Pool without Chemicals is Possible

    It was a problem that needed solving on the farm that started it all. A beautiful 12 foot high granite wall was falling over from heavy rain along the huge 1840 barn. It was one of several issues Chris & Terri Paquette knew would have to be addressed on the newly rented farm. Chris visited a rubber roofing company, since this was a time before there were pond equipment companies, to see if he could purchase some scrap roofing to catch the water along the barn and move it away from the old wall. Literally within days of installing...