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Episode #31: Kindness, Respect, and Abundance of Spirit

Meet Claire Maghtas and Karen Epps, two retired teachers turned first-time authors. They share their personal insights to uplift and encourage educators to take care of themselves (as well as their students) through the practice of kindness, integrity, respect, abundance of spirit and much, much more. Download this episode to be inspired to be a better person, and learn valuable life lessons that can be applied to every profession which is in the service and caring for others. https://www.facebook.com/C-K-Authors-365645843935755/ www.linkedin.com/in/karen-epps-1247bb6a.

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A Chicken In Every Pot

In 1928,¬†Herbert Hoover¬†promised the nation that there would be “a chicken in every pot” if he won. I love that idea, especially if it’s in my crock pot. But I never could manage to cook a whole chicken in my crock pot. It always came out as a big mushy mess. It tasted okay, but the texture was horrible. And then I found a crock pot recipe for a “rotisserie” chicken. When I read the recipe I did a mental head smack. I was cooking it way too long! No wonder why mine was a mushy mess. So, I tried the recipe and it was fabulous. Of course, true to form, I changed the ingredients around a bit. After all, blind obedience never was my forte. I love chicken, not only because it is incredibly versatile, the health benefits of chicken is nothing to scratch at. (Sorry,...

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Don’t Tell Me What To Do

Are you ever amazed that some people believe that they have the right to tell you what to do? To control what you say, do, think, or eat? Yes, I said eat. I’m part of a group that meets twice a week for some pretty intensive physical and mental conditioning. It’s exhausting, especially since I have to drive an hour to get there and an hour home. But, it’s well worth the effort. After all, I don’t ever want to become complacent, or choose not to do something because it’s “too hard.” Besides, I love a challenge. Those 2 days are long, exhausting, and depleting. If you don’t bring food to sustain you, you will die. Or at least pass out. Since there is no scheduled break, we step off of the mat anytime our blood sugar threatens to plummet. I always...

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