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Tales in Mind
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Dea Rivera
Dea Rivera
Marriage & Family Therapist & Mindfulness Facilitator
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Why the Tribes Speak Different Tongues
Why the Tribes Speak Different Tongues
An Aboriginal tale of beauty and diversity providing an understanding for sprouting color and growth from the earth.
15 min
14 Favorites
Shadow of the Moon
Shadow of the Moon
This legend has been said to have been shared around the campfire of Lake Superior by a chief of the Chippewa tribe in the 1800's explaining the continual developments of nature.
13 min
12 Favorites
Pandemic
Pandemic
A pandemic calls for social isolation but does not include emotional isolation. During these uncertain times allow these words to help open your heart.
3 mins
79 Favorites
As I Began to Love Myself
As I Began to Love Myself
This brief guide to accepting and ultimately loving yourself is inspired by the words of Charlie Chaplin. May it be of benefit. 
3 mins
100+ Favorites
Black Elk
Black Elk
Black Elk can teach us to acknowledge the beauty and wisdom that surrounds us in our sacred space. 
7 mins
79 Favorites
Woman Seeks Enlightenment
Woman Seeks Enlightenment
The top of the mountain is the destiny for a proud women seeking enlightenment. Is this type of journey is absolutely necessary? 
3 mins
66 Favorites
Blue Santa
Blue Santa
What small thing could you do this holiday season to fulfill the wish of another? Is there something you can give whole-heatedly? Let the Blue Santa encourage you to move in that direction.
3 mins
24 Favorites
Letter from Grandma
Letter from Grandma
Few letters are timeless with meaning, encouragement and truth.  This is one of practical, rational advice- inviting the present moment with open palms. 
3 mins
56 Favorites
The Amazon Project
The Amazon Project
A project in the rain forests is developed only to take an interesting turn.  Maybe there is a lesson in it for you. 
3 mins
21 Favorites
Creativity
Creativity
The process of creating is one that can be allusive to many, yet we are constantly creating in our lives weather it's a fine meal, a story or an adventure.  This story my bring light to maintaining the flow of creativity in your own life. 
3 mins
58 Favorites
Honor the Body with Cake
Honor the Body with Cake
A story of genuine love & respect for your purpose-whatever that may be at the moment. Find out by asking the question, does this serve and honor me?
7 mins
28 Favorites
Merchant & the Parrot
Merchant & the Parrot
A tale inspired by the 13th century Persian poet and philosopher, Rumi. This wise and worldly story may invoke modern day philosophical questions about love, possession & freedom.
7 mins
66 Favorites
My Wish
My Wish
A tear can hold much meaning when it comes from the ones we love. This story is for those of us struggling to find balance with all we find important in our everyday lives.
3 mins
81 Favorites
The Right Treatment
The Right Treatment
The commute home from work can take a turn at any moment.  Knowing the right treatment is one thing, embodying that is another. 
7 mins
47 Favorites
Happy Monkey
Happy Monkey
A tale of caution in holding on to possessions that appear desirable but fail to meet our greater needs in the end.
3 mins
1k+ Favorites
Marsha's Elephant
Marsha's Elephant
This tale of comparing the jungle where courage, tenacity and belief in one's self bring results.
3 mins
400+ Favorites
Two Wolves
Two Wolves
This tale of unknown origin describes two wolves within a warrior that are in constant battle. Is it possible you have two wolves within you?
3 mins
1.2k+ Favorites
Grief & the Mustard Seed
Grief & the Mustard Seed
This ancient tale illustrates how how similar we experience sorrow and loss with the understanding that life and death are a part of being human. 
3 mins
200+ Favorites
Yoga Resolution
Yoga Resolution
Making resolutions & setting goals are  tricky at times.  We can play games, bargain and blame others as we make excuses for our lack of progress. Have you ever done that? Sometimes there is an awakening that happens -causing us to see clearly what is blocking our success.
10 min
68 Favorites
Weight of Water
Weight of Water
3 mins
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Starfish
Starfish
7 mins
100+ Favorites
Happiness
Happiness
3 mins
100+ Favorites
Good Luck Bad Luck
Good Luck Bad Luck
7 mins
100+ Favorites
Butterfly
Butterfly
7 mins
100+ Favorites