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Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys.

by Linda Thurwanger

Recently, I sent the old polish proverb, “Not my circus, not my monkeys.” in a text message, to a close friend who was struggling to maintain her inner peace in the midst of chaos.  I often recite this saying to myself as a simple reminder, that I don’t have to let the irrational behavior of others, pull […]

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Stop Pushing My Buttons!

by Linda Thurwanger

If you are like most of us, there are people and situations in your life that get under your skin.  What do you do when others push your emotional buttons? Do you let your anger take over and lose control of your words and actions? Do you stuff your feelings by acting as if everything […]

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