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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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How To Regain Your Balance and Stay Sane — During the Holidays and Beyond

I like to mindfully create my days overall, and I’ve got a good balance going of self, work, and family. But as Life is dynamic, new influences are always coming in for attention. I can tell that I’ve been creeping toward more and more over-busy, over-full, and over-tired. If I were to be honest with […]

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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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Celebrate the Dark

Halloween. Samhain. All Soul’s Day: Creepy characters, darkness and fire, celebration of the dead. The days are short, the nights are long — and getting longer. It’s easy to be afraid of the dark, but it’s actually more spiritual than spooky. Look again.

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Wild and Sometimes Woolly

You are likely familiar with the whole caterpillar metaphor for personal growth and transformation: Caterpillar crawls along in life, learning to be the best caterpillar it can be. Caterpillar spins a chrysalis, or cocoon, and hangs out for a while — presumably in contemplation of Self. Caterpillar emerges transformed into a butterfly, now flying to […]

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