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Tell Your Own Story

A few months ago a friend shared that a great gift her mother gave years ago to her surviving children was that she had pre-written her own eulogy. Wait. What?!? “Oh, yeah,” she said. “At that time, with all of us siblings trying to figure out all of those funeral details? Mom wasn’t honored in […]

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Umm…

Meditation intrigues me. I’m a huge fan of it in principle, it’s just that I don’t always practice it regularly. Much like yoga, walking the dog, journaling, and writing — my other daily disciplines that I’d like to aspire to. And I always feel so uplifted after doing any of them, you’d think I’d be […]

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Oxygen Masks, To-Do Lists, and Elevation Training

Most days I feel I’ve got a pretty good handle on keeping my breath. Lately, however, I’ve been tested. Daily. A family member’s graduation is absolutely a happy event and process!  I’m just reminded that even good stress is still…stress. Thank goodness I love lists. They help me stay on top of it all. To […]

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A Salute to General Specific

    I had an Aha! moment about goal setting: I am writing a book.  And a change I’m making to support myself as I begin, is to write regularly.  As in, every day. No excuses. So when I wrote down my goal, my deadline, my vision, my focus, and my action steps (see the […]

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Everyday Meditations

    I’ve spent the last year trying something new, which ended up taking me away from posting regularly here: I’ve been journaling. Oh, sure, I’ve dabbled with a journal in the past–but nothing like this. I’m talking about a regular practice. Showing up daily. Allowing enough time for it to unfold in its own […]

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