The Courage to Begin Again

I know I’m in the company of millions when I say my life has been turned upside down. Things are uncertain. My anxiety has reached unprecedented levels and my emotions…

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Are You On Achievement Autopilot?

I want to pay off my MasterCard I want to lose ten pounds I want to be in a passionate, connected relationship I want to be successful in my career…

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37 Life Lessons

I especially love to celebrate others, but it’s always been harder for me to celebrate myself. However, with the encouragement of family and friends, I’m changing that. I’m allowing myself…

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The Cure for Pain is the Pain

“The cure for pain is the pain.” – Rumi The body doesn’t forget. My body tenses and my breath becomes shallow when I feel like something is going to be…

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The Second Arrow: how we multiple our suffering

How often do you experience something painful – either emotional or physical – and you fairly quickly find yourself getting dramatic about it? Or maybe you don’t get worked up,…

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The Most Important Non-Negotiable

  Last week I felt as if I was a walking timebomb. A combination of feeling rundown, exhausted and physically sore left me wondering if I would suddenly collapse teaching…

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Plant the Seed

  Over the last few weeks, I’ve had this inward urging that’s been telling me to “do the things” – the things that lead to the BIG things. Talk with…

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Self-Care Is Not Selfish

  It’s so easy to sacrifice ourselves, our time, and our bodies for something or someone else.   Since coming back from my retreat in CA a month ago, I’ve…

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The Sugar Cookie Effect

  Life isn’t fair.   Most of us struggle with this basic tenet of life. We don’t always understand why some people get the good end of the stick of…

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