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raw, bald and inspired

Susan’s first chapbook of poetry, raw, bald and inspired, is a compilation of poems from when she was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer to when treatment started working. It’s available for purchase through All proceeds benefit the Michigan … Continue reading

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Susan reading at the Riverside Art Gallery

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Can meditation change your perception of time? (excerpt from Huffington Post Healthy Living)

The very fact that time is precious is the reason we should meditate. I have found that taking time to meditate gives me time — the same way that exercising takes energy but ultimately helps one have more energy. For … Continue reading

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Meditate on Gratitude

  Susan Morales, M.S.W. Reprinted from Huffington Post Healthy Living Nov. 22, 2011 A few years ago, our British guests were touched and in awe at our Thanksgiving dinner tradition of telling each other why we are grateful. My 3-year-old … Continue reading

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Meditation: The elixir for all our mental ailments?

Excerpt from Huffington Post article published June 20, 2011 Sometimes I feel like the stereotype of the snake oil salesperson as I tout the benefits of meditation. It reduces anxiety, depression and physical pain. It increases productivity and creativity. With … Continue reading

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