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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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Be Who You Are

Just for today take up space.   Be who you are leave your mark on the world and leave a seed trail

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A Great Reply for “So…What’s New with You?”

  It’s easy to undervalue our interests. We think we have to master a skill, have actual talent, in order to own it. That if we’re dabbling, playing with something — for fun! — our interest is not yet ready to be declared. So​ ​here’s​ ​another​ ​creativity​ ​exercise​ ​for​ ​us​ ​to​ ​keep​ ​the​ ​plasticity​ ​in​ ​our​ ​brains​ […]

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Fortunately for You…

I love fortune cookies. Dinner divination, all wrapped up in crunchy vanilla magic. Sometimes they sit stale in my mouth and heart. Other times they dissolve with crisp clarity. Maybe that happens to you, too. But did you know that as much as we look outside ourselves for wisdom, it really comes from inside? Looking […]

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Six Words to One Story

Here’s an exercise for our creativity muscles: write a memoir in six words. No more, no less. Six words to tell a story. Hmmm. Lemme think about this for a bit… I first learned of this in Pam Grout’s new book, Art & Soul, Reloaded. As an example, she shares the story of Ernest Hemingway […]

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