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Greetings! BBFL: Beautiful-Breathing-Fragile-Life!

Today is April 4, 2014 aka passes it was:

So, How is Your Time passing now: evaluation is illumination!
"The most wasted of all days is one without laughter." ~

ee cummings
lol :)
"How about: the most wasted of all days is one without compassion...
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Partners Communicating: Tactfully

“I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses.” Johannes Kepler

Kepler's got a point, eh?!  He had a few. "Galileo, Kepler, and Newton proved that matter is governed by rational laws."
Scientifically speaking, we use incorrect terms when we refer to “sunrise” and “sunset.” But in everyday speech, these words are both acceptable and accurate, when we keep in mind our terrestrial perspective. ~excerpted...
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Partners Communicating: Commendation and Counsel Compassionately

Communication is essential for life.

Our eyes communicate information, our ears, our nose, our mouth. All senses communicate simultaneously.

Communication is a learning process aka giving and receiving process.

A smile :) or a frown :(  can communicate much to the world/fragile-life around us. When we frown, do we get a frown back? When we smile, do we get a smile back?
Positive Communication Giving is Positive Communication Receiving!
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Opening Up Options

Exploring options is comforting (to me). Sometimes we are faced with seemingly either/or choices.

When we take the time to fully think things through and explore options, we may learn we are not as limited as we may initially think.

Our minds must dilate like our eyes. Depending on light and based on accurate knowledge or misinformation, we act accordingly or we think accordingly. We can be trapped in one way of doing things or one...
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A Fun Friday?

Fun, Fun, just wanna have it. Okay! boys, too. Yeah, my kinda fun and your kinda need some defining, eh??

Usually fun is something very challenging and being pushed to my

, for example, to finish a project and/or having a last second a to be exact! Or fun IS hours of deep study, meditation--when I'm wrapping my brain around some topic of intrigue/puzzle/enigma.

May be, I'm reframing stress as FUN: May be ?...
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A Partner In Pain: How To Help Two

Greetings Psych Central and Beyond! I wish You PEACE.

Peace of Mind and Peace of Heart; that's a wellness start!:)

On the 18th of this month, I said "goodbye" to the 17th tooth in my mouth. A wisdom tooth that has been bothering me for a while.  (What's been bothering You?? and for a while??) Hope You get relief.

For context IF You wish, You can check out:...
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Joan Winifred

A Partner in Pain: How to Help!

#17, Yep that's the one: "giving you trouble." #17??  Left-side, bottom, wisdom.

On the 17th of July, my tooth #17 was bothering me! (Curious, eh? 717) Ended up at a dentist that afternoon. What brought me there? Pain.

Interestingly, to me anyway, this same tooth served as the "physical"/partial/smidgen/twinge of pain inspiration for post: -Pain-the-common-shared-human-experience-connecting-us-to-each-other- the major "emotional" pain inspiration for that post: (will keep to myself).

Now, I need oral surgery to...
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Geek Speak: Say WHAT?

Geek speak can be a conundrum. Geek speak or oblique can make it challenging for some relationships to thrive (, Doctors and Patients, Caregivers and Care-Receivers, Parents and Children, Teachers and Students, Partners and Friends, Me-Tarzan, You-Jane or joan -lol and So-called Leaders and So-called Followers, etc.)

In case You need to know, i have nothing whatsoever against geeks (aka Super-Smart and/or Experts in their given field)...i use this term "geek" endearingly!..i've known (appreciated, liked very...
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