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Overcome, or surrender? Or is it both?

In an effort to be more at peace (think about that one!), I have been considering my language. The words I use. For both my spoken conversation and my mental chatter. For example, I like to think I’m pretty good at allowing others to have their own process, rather than expecting us both to arrive on […]

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Everyday supervillans

Okay, here we go: Who are the people in your life who have hurt you the most? Maybe they’re alive, maybe they’re not — for this personal reflection that’s not the point. (The point isn’t about getting all riled up about it, as you will shortly see, so don’t be afraid to really go here.) If […]

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How Wayne’s World helped me find a state of grace

What is humility? I had always thought it meant realizing that I’m human, imperfect. Now I have a fuller understanding of humility. It’s a state of grace. One in which we not only realize that we are human and imperfect, we allow for that. We love and accept our human selves, in the face of […]

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Let go of letting go; try this instead.

You know when something bugs us, and we spend so much mental bandwidth trying to not let it bother us that now it’s all we can focus on? And the more we try to not let it bother us the more bothersome it becomes? For example: The ninja-like fly buzzing around your kitchen that keeps […]

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Begin Again

Each day is a do-over. A re-start. A try again. A new beginning. This awareness is a lovely mini-ritual of self-care. Like a daily shower. Or morning coffee. What in your life could use a…? Nope. Today,

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