making a change

To do anything in life…

Have you ever felt stuck, lost, frustrated, or lonely in moving forward with something—a decision, next steps, relationships, deepening in creative flow? I have. And I hated it! I would then proceed to force myself, make myself sit with something until it got done and then be disappointed with the results.  I would even continue …

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Happiness Happens

Have you ever noticed how easily we feel happiness when we are around a puppy? Research has also shown that owning a dog is good for your overall wellbeing—a dog never judges and is always there to listen. A dog does not have requirements to give you love.  It simply does.  Who else becomes wildly …

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The Importance of Tapping into Your Innate Genius

Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved January. There was always an excitement about January 1st, because I got a chance to wipe the slate clean and start all over again.  The previous year, with all its ups and downs… GONE. I wrote specific, measurable, achievable, and reachable goals.  I’d even do vision boards. …

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Screw the Goals… Cherish the Stillness

“Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom” – Francis Bacon   The New year is here!  Happy 2018! One of the most powerful ways to move forward in creating your dreams and intentions for the new year is to focus on what you’ve learned, celebrate your wins, and forgive the past. I find that when I do …

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Holiday Blues: A Spiritual Perspective

  So much talk about the season of merriment and light, yet for so many… The paradox of the holidays. It can be said that there is wisdom to be gained through challenge, hardship and suffering.  It can also be said that there is deep learning and truth to be gained. Because when we are …

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The Gift of Thanks-Giving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.  I love food… and I am enamored with sweet potatoes and yams.  My love for them is so great that it is not uncommon for me to make several sweet potatoes and yams recipes on this holiday.  There’s also the mashed potatoes and gravy, watching the dog show (I usually eat …

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More love please.

So… much… going… on… right… now! There are tsunami-size waves of social change occurring.  We can’t go very long or very far without witnessing or being exposed to an injustice or human darkness. I don’t know about you but there are moments when it all feels like there’s a huge wall separating us from where …

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Sensual… Not Necessarily Sexual

A few weeks ago as I was facilitating a workshop, I spoke about sensuality and sexuality and how they were different.  Most of the participants appeared and shared their surprise in hearing me say this.  A few then shared that they thought that both were the same thing. By definition SENSUALITY is any condition that is about being …

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