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Calling Bullshit on Our Confusion

Calling Bullshit on Our Confusion

“The greatest risk is to risk nothing at all.” – Leo Buscaglia I see it all the time. I get it, because I’ve been there. Standing face to face with a fork in the road, at the precipice of a choice, a big decision, a leap, an […]

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The Truth About Truth

The Truth About Truth

It wasn’t so long ago that I felt, in most cases, it was safer to lie than to tell the truth. Lies kept me safe. Secrets were my suit of armor. It was how I knew to live. Secrets and lies were my survival strategy, learned early […]

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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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Your Fear is a Master of Disguise

Your Fear is a Master of Disguise

Remember in every episode of Scooby Doo, at the end, the kids would catch the scary ghost that had been haunting them, only to pull off his mask and discover it was just some guy, pretending to be a scary ghost? In my countless sessions with clients, […]

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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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The Inescapable Truth about Confidence, Self-Doubt & that Miserable Inner Critic of Yours

The Inescapable Truth about Confidence, Self-Doubt & that Miserable Inner Critic of Yours

“The day of unfailing, gorgeous confidence isn’t coming. Self-doubt will always be a part of what we each work with as we take steps to play bigger.” – Tara Mohr Sorry to share this dismal news, but guess what? It really isn’t that dismal, I promise. Keep […]

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Who knows… could be…

Who knows... could be...

There is no greater musical interpretation of gleeful anticipation and gut-instinct premonition of big things about to manifest than Tony’s “Who Knows?” from my favorite-musical-of-all-time, West Side Story. “Around the corner whistling down the river… Come on, deliver To meeeeeeeee…” I find myself often feeling like Tony. You know […]

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Waiting Until You’re Ready?

Waiting Until You’re Ready?

I want to tell you today, you will never be ready. There will never be a perfect time. That dream has been patient, that longing has persisted, yet there are still so many hurdles, so many shifts, so many decisions and actions and tasks and choices that […]

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The Bravest Girl I Know

The Bravest Girl I Know

Later this week, my daughter and I hit the road as I accompany her toward the next chapter of her adventurous life. Maddi, who just turned 20, has decided to spend her summer working on an organic farm in Colorado. The trip will take us 13 hours, if […]

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