Self-care

Stand Still

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You, in this moment, are this leaf: frozen in time, fantastic, fleeting and soon, if not already, falling to the ground.    Before you were this leaf, you were its bud, and before that, a bump, and before that, a promise, a shadow, an energetic space calling […]

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Mindset

Doing right by you

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People love you, for sure. They want you to be happy. They do! They want you to do the things that make you feel excited, energized, and fulfilled. Except that often, when you start doing those things, they freak out a little. Or a lot. […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Mindset

At what door do you find yourself gazing?

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I love doors. I take a lot of pictures of them. There’s always a moment, as I point my phone/camera at someone’s front porch and doorway, when I wonder if look like I’m casing the joint. I’m not, of course. 🙂 I just love the […]

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Body Compass

It’s not you…

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Your time is precious. Don’t waste it on someone who doesn’t realize you are, too.    In whose company do you feel seen, valued, appreciated, even flat-out adored? In whose company do you feel out of sorts, off-kilter, as if there is static in the […]

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Body Compass

Body Wisdom = Badassery

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I love the word badass. It’s fun to say. It makes me feel like one just by saying it. It slips between barely parted lips, full of rasp and swagger.   Badass.    Anne Kunnecke, one of my favorite coaches, has a whole year-long program called […]

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Body Compass

Get That Bikini

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I’m sure you’ve seen this set of instructions for how to get a bikini body: Step 1. Get a bikini. Step 2. Put it on your body. I love that. I did it this week–I got a bikini and I put it on my body […]

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