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Come alive in 2016

Anything or anyone that does not bring you alive is too small for you. ~David Whyte   At the beginning of a year, it seems only natural to pause and take stock of our lives. We might ask ourselves variations of the following: Where am I? Where did I want to be this time last(read more)

To Come Alive

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ~ Howard Thurman The warm air tastes like crystal mixed with juniper. Everywhere I look, sparkling turquoise glimmers against rough red adobe walls. I meander about the sun-drenched(read more)

Save your life

It is in the knowledge of the genuine conditions of our lives that we must draw our strength to live and our reasons for living. ~ Simone de Beauvoir As the oldest child in my family and the only girl, growing up at a time when options for women seemed limited, it didn’t take long(read more)

Big courage = big life.

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one‘s courage. ~Anais Nin For those of you in America: how was your holiday weekend? July 4th always makes me feel a little more courageous than usual, maybe because I am so moved by the stories of American founders. They were so resolute in their vision of how(read more)

How to Snap Right Out of Negative Self-Talk

“When a woman becomes her own best friend, life is easier.” ~ Diane Von Furstenberg Sometimes I am amazed at how women (myself included) talk to themselves – the shaming, the tone, the judgment. We would never talk to a friend or colleague this way, but for some reason we consider ourselves fair game. And(read more)

Can You Let Go of Your Security Blanket?

Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. – Steve Maraboli Sometimes we hold onto relationships because we fear who we will be if we are alone—and fear the experience of feel alone–even for a moment. It’s like a(read more)

Beauty is How You Feel Inside

“Beauty is how you feel inside and it reflects in your eyes. It’s not something physical.” —Sophia Loren I love that this sentiment comes from a woman considered one of the great beauties of our time. In our society, there is so much pressure to look a certain way, to be a certain size, to have what(read more)

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