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The Culture That Can’t Be Uncomfortable

The Culture That Can’t Be Uncomfortable

“I don’t know,” my friend said, with a sigh. “I just feel so uncomfortable and tired from everything that’s been going on this year. I wonder when we will just be able to get back to living our lives and not having so many challenges all the time?” I looked at her...

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Choice Point

Choice Point

“Let me tell you why you are here. You are here because you know something. What you know, you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt it your entire life. There’s something wrong, and you don’t know what it is, but there’s something there, like a splinter in your...

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Cultivating Empowerment & Healthy Boundaries

Cultivating Empowerment & Healthy Boundaries

“The way you talk about yourself and your life – your story – has a great deal to do with what shows up in your day-to-day experience.”       -David Emerald In his book, Willpower Doesn’t Work, author, Benjamin Hardy, makes this bold statement. “The environment around...

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Chaos & Innovation, the Perfect Match

Chaos & Innovation, the Perfect Match

“Chaos isn’t a pit; it’s a ladder. Many who try to climb it fail. They never get to try again. The fall breaks them. And some, when given a chance to climb, they refuse. They cling to the realm or gods or love. Illusions. Only the ladder is real. The climb is all...

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Waking Up

Waking Up

Waking up can be challenging. Depending on how deeply we have been asleep and how attached we are to our slumber, awakening can create a sense of disorientation, confusion, grumpiness and even anger. Of course, it does depend on HOW we are awakened. Is it a gentle...

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Doing It Differently

Doing It Differently

“Freedom is on the other side of reflection. As difficult as it may be to disengage from attachments and co-dependencies, the freedom to become more authentic and sovereign in your life is worth what you are being asked to give up. Pay attention to what people and...

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Being Resilient

Being Resilient

“You cannot ‘bounce back’ from hardship. You can only move through it. There is a path through pain to wisdom, through suffering to strength and through fear to courage – if we have the virtue of resilience.”  -Eric Greitens Her face was pinched in pain. Her first...

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Messy in the Middle

Messy in the Middle

“In every organizing process of decluttering and improving things, there is chaos. Things feel worse before they get better.”  -Barbara Hemphill My client took a pause in our conversation. After letting out a long, slow breath, she spoke. “I guess it all just feels so...

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The Integration of Doing & Being

The Integration of Doing & Being

Last week, my husband and I had dinner with friends. Halfway through the meal, the conversation steered towards the significance of being present. “I find, these days, my kids will come by, and after they leave, I feel I begin to miss them right away,” the husband...

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