Creativity

Yes, this is my butt.

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A few years ago, I took a picture of myself every day for a year. I’m sure you’ve heard me say this once or twenty times. 🙂 I bring it up a bunch because it was a turning point for me. There was what I believed before I […]

Creativity

Claim what you CRAVE

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I love to make things–to draw, paint, cook, garden, rearrange the furniture, write, craft, talk, joke around. In my soul, I know I am an artist. When I say it out loud, I feel like a fraud. Even writing it here feels grandiose. This is […]

Creativity

Your sweet eyes

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Color! ‘Aint it grand? It’s a feast for the eyes, a feast I believe we need to feel our most resilient and inspired.  (If you live in the northeast like I do, you’re probably starved for it at this time of year!) We’re in a rental until the end of June so […]

Courage

What are you itching to do?

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We love quotes and sayings for the wisdom they offer because they express something we already knew but didn’t know that we knew until that moment.    Wisdom lives inside all of us. When we hear it, we recognize it.    Here’s one that’s pretty simple: Sometimes later becomes never. That can be […]

Body Compass

Stay

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I signed up for a class in creating a solo show. I did Part 1 in the fall. Part 2 starts in a couple of weeks and ends with a performance. That I will do. In front of, you know, people.  I’ve wanted to do this […]

Body Compass

Fear & Freedom

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I spent last weekend in New York at a workshop led by Josh Pais the actor, teacher, and the creator of Committed Impulse (CI). If you’ve never heard of Josh Pais and his work, go read more about it right now. It’s extraordinarily powerful, exhilaratingly profound work. He […]

Body Compass

Answer the call

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Books come into our lives at exactly the right moment. I’m reading Steven Pressfield’s newest book, The Artist’s Journey, and I urge you to do the same. It’s jam-packed and a quick read, both. It’s clear, straight-forward, and full of wisdom. It’s a call to action. […]