Abandon hope of a better past

  Over the last week in California, something shifted for me. It wasn’t a singular action that spurred this shift in consciousness, nor was it the trip itself. But, removing…

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Love is letting go of fear

  Do you remember learning to swim or ride a bike? The terrifying moments of crippling fear where you swore you’d drown or fall off the bike to your peril?…

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Life isn’t always fair

    It’s not fair.   It’s a phrase that likely has been with us our whole life, to greater and lesser degrees. As children, we learned to use the…

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Sticks & Stones

  Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.   We’ve all heard this expression as kids – and maybe we even used it growing…

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The Magic of Transitions

  This past weekend I attended LifeBarre training – for the third time. Yes, the third time. And each time I’ve gone, I’ve always come back with some new learning…

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The 90% Rule

  We’ve all heard the famous saying, “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” But – how often are you aware of your…

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The greatest edge

  “What do you love?” Her soft voice cut like glass through the air of the yoga studio, “What are the things you love? Who are the people you love?”…

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Truth or Dare

  I pretty much remember all the ‘Truth and Dare’ games I played during my adolescent years. They were all the same. My two younger brothers, the neighborhood kids and I…

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