Posts by: Mayte Picco-Kline

Reflections on Empathy

On November 29, 2018 By

The word “empathy” came to me through diverse situations and sparked my enthusiasm to share a few thoughts on the topic in the context of a “Life Lived Forward.”

Empathy is a broad concept that refers to the cognitive and emotional reactions of an individual to the observed, wide range of experiences of another.  Emotion […]

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Living Life Forward has been at the core of my ongoing approach throughout the years while embracing the idea that Focus is Manifestation, or “that which you focus on, you  strengthen.”  (For antecedents on this topic, please see my previous two articles on this website: Part 1 and Part 2)

Rebuilding

On this […]

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Living Life Forward has been at the core of my ongoing approach throughout the years while embracing the idea that Focus is Manifestation, or “that which you focus on, you  strengthen.”  (For antecedents on this topic, please see my previous article Focus is Manifestation – Part 1 .)

Uncertainty

Today I would like to […]

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Living Life Forward has been at the core of my ongoing approach throughout the years while embracing the idea that Focus is Manifestation, or “that which you focus on, you  strengthen.”

I believe everything comes to us for a reason.  It is strange how things and events are linked to each other, leading us along […]

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Michel Montaigne expressed that the great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.  We are the artists of our life and shape our experiences with our own brush.  When we find our unique mission, we know it with certainty from within.  We attain that which we came to do […]

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During  a radio program, the interviewer asked me, “How can we confront conflict collaboratively?”

It is significantly useful to be ready and open, LISTENING to the points of view of others,  and making a continuing effort to understand their ideas and motives.  To support the possibility of understanding the other’s perspective, it is worth while […]

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Discerning when it is time for action or to postpone action becomes an art.  Our inner wisdom is our best teacher!  There is a time for creative action out of imagination and a time for creative meditation as we deepen our connectedness with all that is through our intuition.  There is a time to act […]

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Gratitude

On April 26, 2018 By

“Gratitude remains when the reason for its borning

drifts away in the fading twilight of conscious memory.

It sustains hope, deepens compassion

and broadens understanding.” -Diana Roche

Yesterday I had the opportunity to  facilitate a session where participants considered  in the privacy of their personal reflections some of their most powerful feelings of gratitude.  A […]

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Through the course of life a yearning to discover the meaning of peace may spring to mind.  I began this quest when I was 9 years old and discovered a beautiful poem that inspired me to embrace this ideal as part of my vision.

Here’s a traditional tale of a ‘Picture of Peace’, from an […]

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Life evolves in fascinating ways and every once in a while we may ponder how to best bring balance to our busy lives, especially when there are extensive demands on our time – and when it all seems meaningful and fun to do!

In my experience, meditation (or a time for contemplation) is one of […]

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