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Lessons from late-spring snow

Spring in the north woods finds me desperately looking forward to dry ground and green grass as I barely tolerate a seemingly endless season of mud. The dogs and our footwear treads don’t seem to mind, though, as boundaries between the outdoors and inside flooring disappear. Spring is like making a change, learning a new […]

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Change your lens.

Self-help, mental wellness, and personal growth is awesome. I highly recommend it. And if you’re here, you’re likely already doing this. However, there is a sneaky part of self-improvement that many of us start from which is short-sighted. We view ourselves through the lens of seeing that something is wrong, and we’re trying to fix […]

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Practice Makes It Real

In the spirit of continuing to create spaciousness, I’ve got another practice I’ve been trying. Here’s an alternative to working through your tasks so that you have time for yourself afterward: Bring a creative essence, regardless of what you are doing. This means finding the flow in the laundry. The meal preparation. The (gasp!) bill-paying. The […]

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Creativity: A Love Story

The secret to life is creativity. Wait. It’s not what you think it is.

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Doing the Deep Work

I am ready to go deeper. In my marriage, through friendship, in relation to my 92-year-old father-in-law’s process… In other words, with Life.   And oh, boy, when you tell the Universe that you are ready, it responds. Does it ever. (Actually, you’re telling yourself; the Universe has been lovingly awaiting you all along.)

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