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Mental hamsters into mindfulness

For most of my life I’ve had a hamster on a wheel in my head. Can you relate? In my process of self-awareness over the years, I can see how our relationship has evolved, this hamster and me: First I befriended it. This was good. Then I gave it permission to take occasional naps. This […]

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Becoming more response-able — we get to choose

Another unexpected benefit of personal mindfulness practice that I am experiencing is how I relate. To others, to the world — and even to myself. I am finding that I react less, and respond more. And I thought I was pretty good at not reacting in the first place — but holy wow for awareness, […]

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Two magic words for when Life is moving too fast

When I stop to think about it, I’ve been a bit overwhelmed lately. That’s why I don’t let myself stop to think about it often. My calendar shows I have another month and a half to go before I will get a real breather, but I know that I need to change my attitude about […]

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Self-Compassion, Leveled Up

I heard a description of self-compassion the other day that changed my world. My entire body melted in resonance, even as my mind kept moving ahead. This incongruent body response was so profound, I thought I better pay attention. Self-compassion is the ability to be easy with yourself, no matter what is going on in  […]

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One simple action, SO much abundance!

I recently discovered a simple, new way to start my day that it is making a huge positive difference in my life. I absolutely recommend it to anyone. And everyone! It takes five seconds. You don’t even have to get out of bed first. In fact, it’s actually important that you don’t! For a radical re-shift toward […]

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