“It was as if all the happiness, all of the magic of this blissful hour had flowed together into these stirring, bittersweet tones and flowed away, becoming temporal and transitory once more.” ~ Hermann Hesse Paddle boarding with Ember, I …

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I was listening to an interview with Elizabeth Gilbert when she said something that stopped me in my tracks. “Anytime I get a chance to talk to people on the subject of mercy, I just want to put in a …

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Do you have people in your life that annoy you? Maybe they have a personality tick, or a habit, or a way of speaking that annoys you. Or maybe it isn’t a person. Maybe it’s just a pet peeve that …

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In 2003, I was engaged to a very nice man we will call Allen. I have talked about this engagement before. As a recap, Allen had a six year old daughter. He also had a mother that considered the daughter …

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Many people are stubborn. I had never thought of myself as stubborn until I learned I was an Enneagram 9. Only then was able to see that I’m easy going, but don’t ever tell me what to do. I will …

Asking for Help – An essential tool on your healing journey. Read more »

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“Nothing can so pierce the soul as the uttermost sigh of the body.” ~ George Santayana During a yoga class, a teacher said, “The body loves a good sigh.” I did a big sigh and realized she was absolutely, 100% …

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My new thing is paddle boarding, otherwise known as Stand Up Paddleboard, or SUP if you are one of the cool kids. I was paddle boarding for the second time when I started observing how happy I was. Obviously, paddle …

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I’ve been thinking a lot about food this week. Which has brought up some revelations and questions. On Monday night, I taught a workshop on Mindful Eating. (For more information on Mindful Eating, click here.) The whole workshop revolved around …

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There is a saying in mountain biking – at least I’ve heard there is one because I’ve never been on a mountain bike in my life. The saying is, “Where you look, that’s where you’ll go.” The idea is that …

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