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Inclement Weather Announcement

Inclement Weather Announcement

I’m not sure if you clicked and opened this link because you usually do, or if the subject line piqued your curiosity, but either way, I’m glad you did. There’s something important I want to share. When I worked at MoveStudio as Marketing Manager, I was responsible […]

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The Opposite of Funny: Enough with the Body-Shaming “Jokes”

The Opposite of Funny: Enough with the Body-Shaming "Jokes"

I’m fed up this morning and I’ll tell you why. I have cringed over many a meme that shames a woman for her fat that is exposed. A woman who is oversized by our culture’s standards has no business showing off her body, as we know. If […]

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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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Can you be with this feeling?

Can you be with this feeling?

Can you be with this feeling? This is the question I hear, in my mind, in this moment, when I am in a lousy, cranky, hormonal, bitch-on-wheels mood. The sun is shining, it’s a perfect afternoon, there is much to be grateful for, I know. But sometimes […]

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Do the Wild Thing.

Do the Wild Thing.

“Underneath it all, we are wild and we know it.” – Reggie Ray, Buddhist scholar   From the time you were a little child they’ve been trying to tame you. They told you how to sit, they told you how to behave. They told you what nice […]

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Life is Smarter Than Me.

Life is Smarter Than Me.

Welp. I had some plans, see, to hand over directorship of The Burlesque Experience so that I could be free, see… free to frolic, free to create new things, free to see what other adventures life had in store. As it turns out, the adventure life had […]

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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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