Shut Ins: A Guide

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Uhm. Wow. What a week, right? Between scary and confusing news segments about COVID-19, you may ALSO be hearing messages about using this time to be UBER productive and accomplish every goal you’ve ever dreamed of, drag out art supplies, re-wallpaper your living room, organize […]


Is that how you want to live?

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Is there some part of your life that feels unsettled? Unfocused? Unresolved? Is there some issue that feels confusing, fuzzy, something you think you’ve put to rest only to have it pop back up again, staring you in the eye? What’s that doing there? You may say, I thought […]



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(This post is from Labor Day weekend when I moved my son into his freshman college dorm.) YOU GUYS!!!!???????  My one and only child, my first and only born, my tiny baby boy, moved in to his college dorm.  CAN YOU EVEN?  I cannot.  Last thing […]


There is no freedom without risk

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“As soon as anyone starts telling you to be “realistic,” cross that person off your invitation list.” –John Eliot What are you not supposed to do? What’s off limits? What’s against the rules? Now, I’m not talking about running a red light or dining and dashing, […]


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 […]

Body Compass

What is it time for?

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We are here not just to grow but to transform. Transformation starts with a change so profound, it makes the old life–the one we had been living up until that moment, impossible. It shatters it, or some aspect of it, and we are suddenly no longer the same. The change […]

Little Stories

When it sucks

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I am not feeling like those adorable gals in the picture. I am not sitting on a stoop with my besties, hinged at the waist in laughter, a beret perched on my sweet little head.  I am sitting on the couch under a blanket with a […]


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. […]