• 1/31/2011

    As we began 2011, I took some time to set some personal and professional goals.  Nothing new there, isn't that what we are supposed to do every January?  I do not know about you, but sometimes the things we want to accomplish seem so HUGE!

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  • 1/28/2011

    This past weekend I was reading and came across an old, familiar quote by Abraham Maslow.  I was immediately struck by how well it describes what we do here every day at Minnie Pearl.

    "If all you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail."

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  • 1/26/2011

    I've just come across a book that touches the heart...What a Difference a Dog Makes: Big Lessons on Life, Love and Healing from a Small Pooch.

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  • 1/24/2011

    It has been a cold and snowy year all over the country so far.  According to cnn.com, earlier this month, there was snow on the ground in 49 of 50 states- everywhere except sunny Florida!  Sometimes a snowy day calls for some good old-fashioned comfort food!

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  • 1/19/2011

    Michael Douglas' public battle with throat cancer has brought the reality of cancer and nutrition related side effects into the spotlight.

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  • 1/18/2011

    Magazines, advertisement flyers, and billing statements-these are just some of the \paper\ items that we are faced with daily whether at our jobs, or at home in our personal mail.

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  • 1/14/2011

    "Without doing anything, things can sometimes go more smoothly just because of our peaceful presence.  In a small boat, when a storm comes, if one person remains solid and calm, others will not panic and the boat is more likely to stay afloat." -Thich Nhat Hanh

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  • 1/12/2011

    Cancer treatment can cause many challenging side effects, including changes in physical appearance.  For some, hair loss is one of the most difficult side effects related to treatment.  Hair loss can change the way you look, and even the way you feel about yourself.

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