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Shock Yourself: Loosen the Labels that Bind You

Shock Yourself: Loosen the Labels that Bind You

“I am not the type to let people in.” “I am the least domesticated person you’ll ever meet.” “I can’t save money.” “I always let fear stop me from what I want.” “I hate when attention is on me.” “I’m not ever putting myself in a vulnerable […]

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To Be with Our Emptiness

To Be with Our Emptiness

We are, each of us, introduced to our emptiness at some point in our lives. Some of us come into contact with it as children, some of us as adults. But at some point, we begin to notice it, feel it. It aches deep within us, constantly, […]

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My Luck is No Accident: Wanna Get Lucky, Too?

My Luck is No Accident: Wanna Get Lucky, Too?

I’ve considered myself a lucky girl for many, many years, and I’m not ashamed to declare it. Great things happen to me. Call it coincidence, synchronicity, serendipity, happenstance, magic, charm, or just plain luck, I am a magnet for awesome situations, chance meetings that turn into big […]

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Warning: Some People Don’t Want You to Grow

Warning: Some People Don't Want You to Grow

Shining too bright, eh? Not everyone likes when you grow. When you quake, it shakes their ground, too. Especially the people closest to your fault line. Understand this: You are an evolving creature, radiating brighter than ever before, making empowered choices. You are changing. And some people hate […]

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Ditch that Lousy Dance Partner

Ditch that Lousy Dance Partner

Is there something you’ve been struggling with, something you can’t seem to get ‘on top of’, in spite of the rules and goals and intentions and restrictions and rewards and all the things you’ve been trying? It could be anything from unhealthy eating habits, to too much […]

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When We Wander from What We Want

When We Wander from What We Want

It’s inevitable for most of us. We start the new year off with the best intentions. Connected to our dreams, clear on our desires, fired up with hope, we come out of the pen ready to do this. We chug along for a week or so, momentum […]

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Relapse

Relapse

Not very long ago, November 12th, just about a month ago, to be exact, I wrote a braggy blog about how I had kicked overwhelm’s butt, about how I had cured myself of stressful living and spreading myself too thin. You may remember it? “I’m even getting […]

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My Big, Bad, Beautiful Year

My Big, Bad, Beautiful Year

It’s that time of year. Time to start processing 2015, the things we’ve learned, the ways we’ve changed, what we’ll be taking with us into 2016. What we’d like to leave behind. I know so many of you have had such important, monumental shifts and smaller but […]

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Me? Stress-free? Can it be?

Me? Stress-free? Can it be?

My name is Lisa and I am a recovering adrenaline junkie. I have spent a lifetime, decades, in a rush toward the ever-changing finish line, overloading, overextending, overwhelmed. That’s just the way I did life. I think I even made myself slightly late to everything so that […]

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The Old You, the Now You, the New You? All YOU.

The Old You, the Now You, the New You? All YOU.

So many people I work and play with come with a common need: to reconnect with part of themselves that they have lost. I know this feeling. I’m quite familiar with it, in fact.  But I also know sometimes that being who we ‘used to be’ isn’t […]

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