New Book: The Delicate Balance; A Mindful Approach to Self-Care for Professional & Family Caregivers

  Phyllis Quinlan, RN-Bc, PhD mfwconsultants@gmail.com http://www.mfwconsultants.com New Book Provides Insight and Guidance for Professional and Family Caregivers Struggling with the Consequences of Caring Too Much: Compassion Fatigue The Delicate Balance is a must read resource for professional and family caregivers who are encountering the aftermath of neglecting to take as good care of themselves […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Sixty-Nine

In using the military, there is a saying: I dare not be the host, but prefer to be the guest I dare not advance an inch, but prefer to withdraw a foot This is called marching in formation without formation Raising arms without arms Grappling enemies without enemies Holding weapons without weapons There is no […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Sixty-Six

Rivers and oceans can be the kings of a hundred valleys Because of their goodness in staying low So they can be the kings of a hundred valleys Thus if sages wish to be over people They must speak humbly to them If they wish to be in front of people They must place themselves […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Forty-Five

Great perfection seems flawed Its function is without failure Great fullness seems empty Its function is without exhaustion Great straightness seems bent Great skill seems unrefined Great eloquence seems inarticulate Movement overcomes cold Stillness overcomes heat Clear quietness is the standard of the world                                                    […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Forty-Two

Tao produces one One produces two Two produce three Three produce myriad things Myriad things, backed by yin and embracing yang Achieve harmony by integrating their energy What the people dislike Are alone, bereft, and unworthy But the rulers call themselves with these terms So with all things Appear to take loss but benefit Or […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Forty-One

Higher people hear of the Tao, they diligently practice it Average people hear of the Tao They sometimes keep it and sometimes lose it Lower people hear of the Tao, they laugh loudly at it If they do not laugh, it would not be the Tao Therefore a proverb has the following: The clear Tao […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Thirty-Nine

Those that attained oneness since ancient times: The sky attained oneness and thus clarity The earth attained oneness and thus tranquility The gods attained oneness and thus divinity The valley attained oneness and thus abundance The myriad things attained oneness and thus life The rulers attained oneness and became the standard for the world These […]

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