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When It’s Time, You Know.

When It's Time, You Know.

Change is hard. Especially big change. Especially when that change will require us to restructure and redesign our entire lives, will demand that we disappoint, inconvenience or confound others. I’m in the midst of such a redesign myself, as we speak. As you might or might not […]

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Somewhere Between

Somewhere Between

A couple of months ago, I had a dream. In the dream, I was playing the keyboard and making music and experiencing great pleasure. In real life, I didn’t play any instruments. And I woke up with a longing. It wasn’t the first time I’ve longed to […]

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Desperately Seeking Passion

Desperately Seeking Passion

“I just want to feel passion… I don’t think I’ve ever felt it.” She said, looking at me with pleading eyes. At that moment, I wished I had “passion wand” I could wave over my coaching client to instantly imbibe her with the ability to feel the […]

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Jealousy & envy come bearing gifts… No, really, they do.

Jealousy & envy come bearing gifts… No, really, they do.

“I know I should be happy for her, but I secretly feel green with envy.” “I really do trust him, and I know I’m not supposed to feel jealous, but I do…” “I’m trying not to feel jealous, because she’s my friend, but I can’t help it…” […]

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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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Undress Your Desires

Undress Your Desires

There was a time in my life when I wanted nothing more than a pair of designer jeans. I’m talking deep, red hot, burning desire. I’m talking my whole-life-will-change-when-I-get-these-jeans desire. I’m talking my life– my real life—will finally start once I get these jeans. I was about […]

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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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In 2016, I Wish for You…

In 2016, I Wish for You...

Hello, bright shining one! It’s that time of year, where we are inspired to make changes, to take action and commit to creating the lives we want. I know I am motivated and inspired, as I am every year, to make some big shifts. I’ve been thinking […]

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