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The Work of Love – My First Video Blog! <3

Feb. 11, 2016 by

  Hello Beloveds! Well this is me being my courageous self and recording my first ever video blog or VLOG as we like to call it in social media land. I hope you enjoy and that it gets you thinking


What To Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Jan. 28, 2016 by

  Does the beginning of the New Year overwhelm you a little? Perhaps you started 2016 with that clean slate feel; you released old patterns as we said goodbye to 2015, but now, you can’t remember that hopeful feeling you

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Finding Yourself by Slowing Down

Jan. 14, 2016 by

When I’m feeling overwhelmed, I go to the mountains. Sometimes I travel physically up to the Santa Monica mountains nearby. Sometimes I head up to Mt. Baldy, the majestic snow-capped earth that surrounds my hometown. Other times, I simply breathe

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11 Rituals for New Year’s

Dec. 31, 2015 by

For the past four years, I haven’t gone to a party on New Year’s Eve. Before that, I’d have champagne with friends. A couple times I did nothing. Several times I dressed up; I even remember the year 2000 and


Finding Human Connection

Dec. 16, 2015 by

Loves. I just hopped off the phone with one of my partners in life, love and work. She’s someone I’ve known for several years. She’s the kind of human who looks you in the eyes when you’re talking, and listens

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10 Strategies for Joy this Winter <3

Dec. 10, 2015 by

I’ve been feeling the inwardness of coming winter. Some days it feels like inertia. Like it’s that much harder to get to the gym or do yoga. That much easier to stay indoors as the light of the day becomes


Breathing at Dawn

Nov. 18, 2015 by

I love to sleep. It’s part of my self-care practice: getting enough rest. I adore falling into the mystery of dreamtime; the relaxation and healing place my body goes to repair herself. I love waking up rested, to a new

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Those Weeks When Sorrow is Afoot <3

Nov. 9, 2015 by

You know how you have those weeks when you feel your sadness and grief come through? Even when you’re doing everything “right,” even when you’re resting enough and eating well and moving your body. But you get a cold. Or

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Finding Ritual: Writing Our Way to Health

Nov. 4, 2015 by

In the past few months, my life has transformed. Like actually — it looks and feels totally different than it did six months ago. So here’s the story: I left my former career in the non-profit sector (where I spent

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The Dying of Us: Letting Go

Oct. 14, 2015 by

Yesterday, my spouse and I came home to the awful smell of death. You know, that rotting, sour, pungent fragrance that you catch as you walk by something, quickly? My nose didn’t detect the death, but Sammy’s did. As I