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About brendamarroy

blogger, and author

A good antidote to stress

Breathing regulates the nervous energy that the mind uses for its thinking, and calms the emotions that feed anxiety, impulsiveness and negativity. So mindfulness of breathing, literally keeping th… Source: A good antidote to stress Advertisements

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Change of URL for blog

I no longer post my blog on I have a private hosting site for Streams of Consciousness which can be found at: If you subscribed to my blog at you will not receive my latest blogs. If … Continue reading

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Learning Compassion – by Jackie Phillips

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
I watch him out of the corner of my eye as I do the daily dishes. I’m worried about him, as he hasn’t eaten in a couple of days. He has hardly moved from his…

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Relating to all

Originally posted on Mindfulbalance:
One of the most toxic new-age ideas is that we should “keep a positive attitude.” What a crazy, crazy idea that is. It is much healthier, much more healing, to allow yourself to feel whatever is…

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Change of Address for Streams of Consciousness Blog

To all who have signed up for my blog on, this is to let you know I no longer use this blog address. My blog, Streams of Consciousness, is hosted by Blue Host on  The URL for my … Continue reading

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post du jour ~gilbert

Originally posted on pathwriter:
Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation. ~Elizabeth Gilbert Dear Ones – OK, so I don’t usually quote myself on this page, but a reader asked me today if I would take a…

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The Tiny Gifts that Matter

My friend and fellow blogger wrote this heartfelt, meaningful post. I share it with you because it contains a gift to soothe you and enrich your life. Enjoy.

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