Posts Tagged ‘nature’

The Laura Longley Show – April 14, 2014: Wired for Sound: Tips to De-Stress Using Music and Sound With Sharon Carne, Author of “Listen from the Inside Out”

http://lallan57.audioacrobat.com/download/fcceed8e-36c9-cf0b-d501-a0ec2319f052.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe human body is a natural resonator for sound. We are deeply and intimately wired for sound – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Sound goes THROUGH us! There are so many common sense ways to use music and sound to reduce stress, create more focus, enhance creativity and make your…
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The Laura Longley Show – April 7, 2014: The Importance of Maintaining a Spiritual Connection to Nature with Nancy Kyme, Author of “Memory Lake”

http://lallan57.audioacrobat.com/download/c39b4dc9-6d8b-d66a-a882-60f2c86fb59a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download“Sacrifices of Joy” is the inspirational message inside “Memory Lake; The Forever Friendships of Summer” an award winning novel-memoir by Nancy S. Kyme.  Remembering the joys and fearlessness of youth can help you overcome adult challenges. And, experiencing nature can be a meditative tool for self-discovery. Join Laura and…
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The Laura Longley Show – October 7, 2013: Cowabunga Dude Brad Morris – Stepping over the Edge to Live a Cowabunga Life

http://lallan57.audioacrobat.com/download/a8597330-dac6-7f8a-cdad-0b9ce8d445dd.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhat does it mean to truly step over the edge and go after every dream you could possibly dream up?  Hear the stories of Bradley Morris who has done just that, stepped away from everything he knew and was told he should do in order to grow into the…
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Edinburgh Day 4: Scaling the Heights – The Value of a Support Group

November 5th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Arthur’s Seat is an extinct volcano, right in Edinburgh, and is part of Holyrood Park. In preparation for my trip to Edinburgh I joined some Meetups (as mentioned in an earlier post –www.meetup.com), and one of these was a Walking and Socialising (British spelling on Socialising) group. I have always loved to walk for exercise,…

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Slow Down! Adults at Play!

October 3rd, 2012 by Laura Longley

We hear all the time these adages like “stop and smell the roses” and “be in the present moment.” And it’s true that we need to slow down and just be in order to experience happiness. The other day, I got a powerful insight into how, as much as I believe in the value of…

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Stuck in the Fog? Use Your Foghorn!

July 17th, 2012 by Laura Longley

A few days ago I awoke feeling like I was in a fog. Not that my head was fuzzy. Sometimes that can be a nice feeling. This was a feeling of not knowing my direction. Not being able to see where I was going. I tend to be someone who gets an idea and then…

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How Laura Got Her Groove Back (It’s Not What You Think)

June 29th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Over the past few weeks, maybe even the past month, I have had times of feeling very anxious. In the past I frequently had boughts of anxiety, but over the past year or so that has become rare. I felt anxiety about some specific things, in particular two decisions I had made about the direction in…

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Eagles, Part II – The Battle Between Ego and Higher Self

June 7th, 2012 by Laura Longley

On the second day of my Olympic Peninsula adventure, I decided to go to Cape Flattery. Cape Flattery is the most northwest point of the continental United States. I’d been to Key West which is the most southern point, so it seemed kind of fun to go to the most northwest point. Not to mention…

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Eagles, Part I – Spirit Is Always Present

June 4th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Friday was my birthday. Several weeks earlier I made plans to go by myself to the Olympic Peninsula. Part of my motivation was to spend some time alone in nature. To reflect and meditate on what I wanted to create in the coming year. On a clear day when I am driving the hills of…

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Trees Need Both Sunshine and Rain – and So Do I

May 21st, 2012 by Laura Longley

As I was walking in the rain this morning, I felt thankful that the rain had returned to nurture the trees and plants after more than a week of sunshine. It occurred to me that as humans, we need both sunshine and rain in our lives, too. Many of us prefer the sunny times. When…

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