Lost and Found

Let things go and they will find you again. It’s Universal law that that to which we clutch will only squirm away. That to which we release will enter the flow, streaming back to you, sometimes in a new form. For two years I thought […]

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21 Days to Slow

Rome wasn’t built in a day. I don’t think I really understood the meaning of that saying until very recently. Like, as in yesterday, when I came to realize how much I have pushed myself all my life. It’s cultural in part. Americans glorify pursuing […]

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When You’ve Lost Your Purpose

Everyone has experienced that moment when you’ve run up the stairs to retrieve something, only to forget what it was by the time you got there. For a split-second, you are lost, dangling in a state of limbo while you try to remember why you […]

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Be Here Now

Escape is something we all do with our minds from time to time. Whether it’s watching a movie or play, listening to a great concert or your favorite music, it can be very relaxing to take our minds off the day-to-day grind to lift our […]

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The Power of Authenticity

This week I’ve spent in the presence of great friends, the kind that love you even when you have a dime-sized scab on the side of the nose, the kind that hug you when you have morning breath and call you beautiful even when you […]

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Transitions

The paradox of our existence is that we live as if we are eternal. And while it is true that our souls never die, our bodies always do. It is shattering when we learn that someone we loved, even if we have never met that […]

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Relinquish

Habits are hard to break, especially the ones that aren’t good for us. But as creatures that love routine, we cling to our structures as if our lives depended on it. That’s how we’re made. What would we do if we didn’t have our preset […]

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The Masquerade

As a little girl, I used to parade around the living room in my mother’s ball gown. The crinoline scratched my shins, but I’ll never forget the feeling of dressing up to be someone I was not. It was fun when I was five. Playing […]

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Shelf It

The state of my office reflects my state of mind. If things are bursting at the seams, so am I. Have you ever noticed when your desk is a mess you feel out of sorts too? You might not pick up on your sense of […]

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Standing in the Rain

Sometimes we win. Sometimes we lose. Sometimes we succeed. Sometimes we fail. Life’s a seesaw. Sometimes we’re up. Sometimes we’re down. But I ask you: Without yin, what on Earth would yang do? We can’t always have sunshine (not even in California!). Admittedly, adversity isn’t […]

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