Action

STOP

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Martha Beck is a big believer in teeny tiny turtle steps. This, she says, is the most powerful way to transform. “If you’re not getting there fast enough,” she’s been known to say, ” take smaller steps.” This is exactly the opposite of what every […]

Mindset

Start Fresh

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Regardless of how you feel about year-end taking of stock or setting of goals or making of resolutions, it’s natural to look back and ahead at this time of year. So, my Dear Reader, what if you did it in a whole new way? What […]

Action

Focus on your WHY

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I did a presentation of Part 2 of my solo show last week. On the ride there, I started feeling nervous, so instead of focusing on how I would do or whether I was ‘ready’, I pulled into a rest area and recorded my WHY. […]

Experiments

Poke a hole in it

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I’ve been thinking lately that I ought to call myself a Mindset Coach. I mean what else is there?  Our thoughts create feelings which form beliefs that drive our behavior that lead to more thoughts and more feelings, solidifying belief systems and ingraining habits that we often call […]

Action

Start Here

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You don’t need to get to any other place before you start something new.   Do you need a little encouragement today? Harry Bernstein wrote and wrote and wrote and finally published his memoir to critical acclaim when he was 96. He published his second at […]

Body Compass

What Might Happen?

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Ekhart Tolle says, Cooperate with the present moment as if you asked for it. That Ekhart. He’s so cray. I imagine tickling him over and over, my face pressed very close to his, saying, Did you ask for this, Ekhart? Did you? Did you? Hmm? […]

Courage

First BE.

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I have a dear friend who is an amazing painter. She’s been an artist as long as I can remember (we were toddlers together). Her artistic sensibilities delight me, inspire me, and influence me. I own a number of her paintings. They feed me every […]

Mindset

Open the channel

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When I’m cold, I put on a sweater, sit by the fire, get under a blanket, close the window, turn up the heat. When I’m hot, I take off the sweater, move away from the fire, cast off the blanket, open the window, turn down […]

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 […]