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    Thoughts, musings, and ruminations.

    January 25, 2020
    We have so much to learn from the mindset of a surfer. When a wave comes along that a surfer knows she can’t ride, what does she do? She dives under the surface and allows it, and all it’s massive energy, to roll past. Because she knows that if she takes that wave when she’s not ready the energy...
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    Here we go with another year, another decade, another election! We can expect that 2020 will present plenty of opportunities to practice compassion for ourselves, for others around us and for the world. Compassion is defined by Merriam Webster as: “ Sympathetic consciousness of others' distress...
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    December 28, 2019
    My dear friend Shonali Burke reminded me this year how important it is to give thought to what happened over the last year as well as look forward to the next. Rather than crafting New Year resolutions, we’ve take Chris Brogan’s lead in choosing three words to help guide our choice and actions. ...
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    December 3, 2019
    Sometimes we can get caught up with negative thoughts flooding our minds to the point that we just can’t find anything positive to think about. And here it is the season of gratitude and giving, which for some can be a time of reflection, a time to re-evaluate where we are in our lives and where...
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    The truth is, we overthink this meditation thing. People come to me to learn to meditate with a lot of self-judgement about their "monkey mind" or their inability to sit in complete silence and not think. That's not what meditation is, really, it's not. Meditation is about training your brain to...
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    When you think of the topic of self-care, what does that bring up for you? How do those words make you feel? Is there a sense of lack? A wisp of longing? Guilt?   Most of us understand that taking care of ourselves is an important part of wellness, but it’s not always easy to make time. We’re...
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