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Grateful Wednesday

I'll admit it freely...I'm a gratitude junkie. Awe and wonder have always been in abundance for me since I was a kid. I oooh and aaaah at a lot of things (understatement). I used to worry that it made me…

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  • November 5, 2016

Hold. Holding. Held. (part 2)

Trust isn't just a switch to be flipped. It has to be earned. It takes patience, commitment, willingness, creativity, vision and persistence like a MF. Self-trust included. BUT! If you start with setting the intention to trust, that's when you…

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  • October 29, 2016

Hold. Holding. Held. (part 1)

Do you ever feel like there's no safety net? If you fall, no one will be there to catch you? Perhaps that you're all alone in the world (when it really, really comes down to it)? Or that you can only…

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  • October 21, 2016

Self-care is not self-indulgence

I've been chewing on this one a bit. I met the author, Laurie Penny (aka Penny Red), during Occupy days in NYC and at one point, I was part of her never-launched pilot webseries where we sat around the artist…

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  • July 18, 2016

Grace Under Fire

#blacklivesmatter Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can…

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  • July 11, 2016

Empty Vessel

Quick self-care dispatch... Take care of yourself and each other. Put the phone down. Have something nourishing, drink some water. Take deep, cleansing breaths. Ground and center. Acknowledge the range of uncomfortable and scary emotions and see where love and compassion…

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  • July 8, 2016

Not a guru, but a disrupter.

I'm aware of Tony Robbins, but not a huge fan...not because I specifically don't like. I really just haven't spent that much time with him and his teachings. A trusted mentor of mine loves him. Which says a lot. But…

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  • March 23, 2016

the archive

When I built this new site, I had a little trouble getting my old posts (um, 5 years of them) over here. Most of the pics disappeared, broken stuff...because the internet. And I decided to do this during Mercury Retrograde, so…

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  • January 1, 2016