Inspiration

Awake & Aware

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When my mother gave birth to her first child, they knocked her out cold–bam–for the whole thing. When very pregnant with me a few years later, they wheeled her down the hall on one of those gurneys while she screamed, I HAVE TO GO TO […]

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Body Compass

You have a calling

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Listen: You have a calling.    There is something that wants to come through you, right now. It’s not entirely you, nor entirely of you, but it does need you in order to be brought to the world.    You are the living breathing being that is required to bring this […]

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Inspiration

The Future Doesn’t Exist

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I took the above picture during my #FeministSelfie365, when I took a selfie every day for a year.  If I were to redo this one, I’d be tempted to show myself staring straight out at the viewer, standing up to my neck in sand as the […]

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Body Compass

What if it’s all okay?

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What if it’s all okay? What if how you feel is okay? Even if right now, things really suck. I’m not telling you that the thing that sucks right now is ‘meant to be’ or ‘for your highest good’ but I am suggesting that the feelings […]

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Inspiration

What are you doing?

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What are you doing? What do you want to be doing? Notice. What needs to shift in order for you to step into more of what you want, not later but now? Is there something to let go of? Some story about what’s not possible? […]

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Creativity

Mining for joy; an exercise

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Here’s a quick exercise. Set your timer for 5 minutes (Truly! No more than 5!) and write (without editing) a list of things you love. It can be activities or things or simply feeling states that bring you joy, pleasure, satisfaction, peace, energy. There are […]

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Inspiration

Open Your Mind; It Wants to MOVE

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It’s Wednesday! Time for a little inspiration to carry us through the week! A lot of people say, you can do anything! Age is just a number! As much as we like hearing it, some of us are not convinced. We think, Well that’s all […]

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Pick It Up

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“It isn’t going to write itself.” We’ve forgotten that every one of us is here to make things. We’re here to make connections, families, new ideas, raspberry pies, jokes, schools, shops, gardens, shawls, paintings, stories, music, ceiling tiles, sounds of compassion and recognition as we […]

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