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    New Year Notes of an Unknown Monk

    When working on How to De-Stress Your Life a few years back, I found the following passage to be especially appropriate for my final thoughts in the last chapter on the subject of reflection. As we move into a brand new year, and a brand new decade for that matter, I find these words of an unknown monk to be especially relevant for those of us — all of us — looking to fill our future with increased joy, peace and happiness:

    “If  I had my life to live over I would relax…. I would take fewer things seriously. I would take more chances. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers…. I’d start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds. I would pick more daisies.”

    Challenges in our everyday lives are inevitable. But in 2010, let’s make it a point of taking our time with each day, filling it with all the lovely people and experiences we enjoy most.

    Blessings, my friends, in the New Year.

    Gregg Jantz

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