Archive | April, 2013

Adjusting the Vision. Tweaking the Plan. Accessing Relaxed.

Scenic Shorelines by Runcie

By the time you read this, I will be three days into a week-long digital sabbatical (it ends on May 5th).  If things are going as planned, the only posts you will see scattered across my social media spaces will be ones that have been pre-arranged, pre-planned, and pre-staged, with the exception of the occasional […]

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Break Your Optional Rules

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In the not-so-distant past, I believed that in order to be loved and to belong in my social world, I needed to twist and contort myself into what people expected me to be. I wore the right clothes (ones that were seasonal and neutral).  I drove the right car in the 90’s (a 4-Door Oldsmobile […]

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Burn Like a Phoenix

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When I was a little girl, I was taught to never play with fire. But what if I told you that I made the biggest leaps in my life by making the decision to walk through fire? Though I’ve talked about the demise of my marriage and how much I love my day-to-day life, I […]

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You Deserve to Be the Star in Your Own Life

“All Set” by Gil Elvgren 1956

I talk to women all the time who are, well, sick and tired of being sick and tired of how their life is going. They are unhappy, unfulfilled, and just don’t see how life can change. They feel stuck behind the labels they’ve assigned to themselves. Mom. Wife. Sister. Grandmother. They tell me about numbing […]

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Your Heart’s Desires: Make It Happen

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We’ve been exploring a variety of facets around the topic of feeling around here lately: allowing yourself to feel, choosing how you want to feel, and using that as a way to create goals that are meaningful. Now, you may be poo-pooing me with the notion that “goals” sound rigid.  You may have set goals […]

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