Four New Year’s Resolutions from Seth

By Lizbeth Hartz | December 31, 2018

I’m a longtime follower of the teachings of the entity called Seth, channeled through writer Jane Roberts, his words transcribed by her husband Rob Butts. I continue to embrace Seth’s core teachings that consciousness creates matter; that each individual creates his or her own reality through their thoughts, beliefs and expectations; and that the “point of…

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Five Fabulous Folks Who Created Positive Changes in 2018 #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | December 27, 2018

On 23 December 2018, while digging for positive news stories, I uncovered an inspirational story reported by CNN’s Impact Your World. Throughout the year, CNN brings us stories of average people who’ve discovered extraordinary ways to help others. Although their backgrounds and circumstances are different, their motives are the same: to create positive change and…

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A Christmas Miracle

By Lizbeth Hartz | December 24, 2018

On the afternoon of Christmas Eve’s eve, in 2012, when Barry and I lived in a condo complex in Mililani Town, I was hanging out with the neighborhood kids—mostly girls, a couple of boys—at the new jungle gym outside B building. The girls, would-be gymnasts all, jumped and twirled and did amazing flips on the…

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Holidays Are Happy, Right? Kindness as Comfort for Grief

By Lizbeth Hartz | December 13, 2018

The chubby man’s mirrored goggles reflected sunlight as he skillfully performed an underwater flip in the Nuuanu YMCA pool, barely stirring the surface of the water at the east end of his swimming lane. His yellow fins and flaccid arms propelled him swiftly toward me. I hoped he’d be friendly. Swimming pool rules dictated you…

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The Good News About Science; Outsmarting Fake News #WATWB

By Lizbeth Hartz | November 30, 2018

I came across a hopeful article in the New York Times saying that science can provide accurate news to counteract the fake news threatening to engulf us. Good news indeed! We are increasingly assaulted by “alternative truths.” Climate change is a myth, according to many, despite plentiful evidence to the contrary. The mass shootings in…

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When Your Gut Tells You Something’s Wrong with a Coworker, Listen

By Lizbeth Hartz | November 10, 2018

The meanness of Jaku embarrassing his friend so readily, pricked me like a pin jabbed into my heart. Ouch! What kind of friendship allowed for this? Why did the two hang out? Was it a case of opposites attract? That pinprick was my first, faint inkling that something was wrong with Jaku, the man that…

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