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Do I Contradict Myself?

Do I Contradict Myself?

I think I just might be the most anti-social extrovert there ever was. As much as I love to be around people, and am totally energized in groups, at events and parties and whatnot, I never feel “open” to talking to strangers in coffee shops, on airplanes, […]

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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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The terrible truth about speaking your truth

The terrible truth about speaking your truth

“Speak your truth…” The memes declare. “Be authentic!” We are preached at. “Keep it real!” and so the messages go. We know, deep down, that truth-telling is a brave route on our path of growth. That doesn’t make it easy. There are some truths about speaking the […]

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Insecurities: The Struggle is Real

Insecurities: The Struggle is Real

Show me the most beautiful, powerful, successful, actualized, amazing woman in the world, and I’ll show you a woman who sometimes struggles with insecurities. We all face the darker side of our own feelings about ourselves from time to time, no matter who we are or how […]

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A Phenomenal Woman, Indeed

A Phenomenal Woman, Indeed

About 16 years ago, at a house party, the hosts were holding a spontaneous talent show.  I was new here. Recently transplanted from Chicago, I was searching. Searching for my place in Dallas. Searching  for my place in the world. Searching for my power. The people at […]

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To Feel or To Numb: The Always-Question

To Feel or To Numb: The Always-Question

It happens to all of us. There are none of us immune, or above it. So-called “enlightenment” does not protect us from this very human, primal, lizard-brain response. As long as we are walking around in these skin-suits, we must acknowledge our totality– and that totality includes […]

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Buzzing and Blooming, Flowers, Bees & Me

Buzzing and Blooming, Flowers, Bees & Me

Somewhere, at some point recently I began entertaining the sweet notion of attraction rather than attainment, magnetism over motion. I decided I wanted to be the flower, and not the bee. I’ve spent most of my working life being a bee. Buzzing, buzzing from flower to flower, […]

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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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Come Back to the Circle

Come Back to the Circle

Accessible to you, accessible to me, at any given time, is a circle of abundance and plenty. The circle turns, moving with grace and ease, we give, we receive, we give, we receive. There is room for everyone in the circle. Anyone who chooses to be in […]

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Falling deeply in love… with me.

Falling deeply in love... with me.

Something is shifting inside of me, all of the years of “self-love” work… are finally working. How is this happening? I notice I am able to extend tenderness toward myself like never before. It’s kinda blowing me away. At the beginning of the year, I declared my […]

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