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Your presence is your present.

Written on August 27, 2015 at 11:36 am, by

Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment. Full alive, fully aware. ~Thich Nhat Hanh I have been thinking a lot lately about the word, “Presence.” It’s a beautiful word, isn’t it? I love that it simultaneously refers to the state of being present in the moment and to being in attendance …(read more)

When the opposite of freedom is loneliness

Written on July 17, 2015 at 10:40 am, by

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. ~Maya Angelou You’ve been embracing your freedom and relishing your choices. Learning to listen to your inner voice. Creating your own refuge. All that is fantastic. But sometimes, as you step into more active self-love, loneliness(read more)

What Motivates You?

Written on May 22, 2015 at 9:05 am, by

“If you don’t know what your passion is, realize that one reason for your existence on earth is to find it.” ~ Oprah Winfrey Do you know what motivates you? I’m not talking about external things, like money or your fantastic sense of responsibility. I’m talking about your deep, intrinsic, personal motivators. Those things that(read more)

How Your Clutter is Hiding the True You

Written on January 23, 2015 at 10:36 am, by

The Greek word for truth, aletha, means “not hidden.” -Catherine Kober You can’t open a magazine or walk into a bookstore without seeing a ton of information on clearing clutter. It’s everywhere—and for good reason. Me, I really believe in not allowing clutter to accumulate in my life—not just because it makes things more enjoyable(read more)

Learning to be rejected

Written on January 16, 2015 at 1:52 pm, by

I heard a fascinating story on NPR this morning. In an interview with Jason Comely, the inventor of a game called “Rejection Therapy,” he described why being rejected is actually a good thing.  Comely created the process that his game is built around when he realized that he was paralyzed by the thought of being(read more)

The Year of BALANCE

Written on January 9, 2015 at 4:22 pm, by

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. —Albert Einstein So, I’m a little woo-woo. That’s how my friends describe it, at least. I love learning about alternative healing methods, different kinds of spiritual study and theories, and things like tarot and numerology! I did a little research on(read more)

How to Give The Perfect Gift

Written on December 18, 2014 at 8:59 am, by

“I will be generous with my love today. I will sprinkle compliments and uplifting words everywhere I go. I will do this knowing that my words are like seeds and when they fall on fertile soil, a reflection of those seeds will grow into something greater.” —Steve Maraboli Finding the perfect gift can be daunting.(read more)

When a woman is like a teabag

Written on December 11, 2014 at 11:33 pm, by

A woman is like a tea bag—you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. —Eleanor Roosevelt This is one of my favorite quotes of all time.  And as I was sitting down to write today… the cold wind blowing outside, the warmth of the house decorate (almost) for the(read more)

We’re Better Together

Written on December 4, 2014 at 5:35 pm, by

“Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes I so believe in the power of collaboration. I am so over doing it all on my own. Do you value who you surround yourself with? Your “thought partners,”“sounding boards”, “partners in crime”? I didn’t(read more)

Is Keeping Everyone Happy Making You Miserable?

Written on November 21, 2014 at 9:17 am, by

Sometimes in life the person who tries to make everyone happy turns out to be the lonely one. —Elyza El Samman Tis the season of invitations, among other things. Do you find yourself saying yes to every one because you don’t want to disappoint the person on the other end?  After all, they may not(read more)

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