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Facebook on the Camino

Before walking the Camino, I always had a fear of Facebook. As I started meeting people on the Camino and not wanting to lose them, I faced my fear and joined. It was also so much easier and faster to share my photos and communicate with everyone back home. I was able to immediately connect with new Camino friends (I did not have my phone), and the people back home were so encouraging and loving in their messages. I was overwhelmed with gratitude for the whole system. I also appreciated being able to use Messenger to speak individually with people as though I did have my phone. I am so grateful for joining Facebook because I still communicate with the...

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feeling free

“Picture a place where there is nothing to fear and all your dreams have come true...If you do nothing more than to choose whatever feels most freeing moment by moment you will fulfill your best destiny.” -Martha Beck

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Happiness Class: Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Digestion Things to Remember

"Digestion is impaired in Hashimoto's, resulting in depletion of nutrients.  Diet, medications, and lifestyle contribute to poor digestion. Check levels of vitamin B12, zinc, ferritin. Replace with supplementation as indicated. Consider selenium methionine 200 mcg - 400 mcg daily. Consider taking Betaine with Pepsin with protein meals. Goitrogens are substances found in foods that interfere with thyroid function. Most goitrogens are inactivated by cooking and fermenting, and can be eaten in moderation. Goitrogens in soy are still present after cooking and soy should be avoided."

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integrity

“Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.” -Don Miguel Ruiz

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RETRAIN THE BRAIN: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE

RETRAIN THE BRAIN: PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE       “Without our stories [believing our thoughts], we are not only able to act clearly, kindly, and fearlessly; we are also a friend, a listener. We are people living happy lives. We are appreciation and gratitude that have become as natural as breath itself.” -Byron Katie “Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.” -Don Miguel Ruiz “You have to keep resting your mind on a positive experience for it to shape your brain.” -Rick...

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