When I work with clients, one of the first things we talk about is daily habits.  One of those habits is bedtime and morning routines, and even in more detail, about cell phone use during that time. I recommend to folks to stay off technology 30 minutes before going to bed and 30 minutes after waking (at least). Why? Because

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On New Year’s day of 2018, it was a Super Moon. This means that the moon was the closest it will be to planet earth for the entire year. Incredible. With the closeness brings power. Power in your intentions and your actions. Power in the energy you put forth in each step you take. Intentions

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I was reading Caroline Myss’s book Anatomy of the Spirit when I came across a story she told that moved me to tears. Caroline told the story of a a Native American man during World War 1 who had had a rough time growing up, becoming an alcoholic at a young age. He eventually enrolled

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My first experience of the liminal space was when I told my partner 15 years ago that he wasn’t right for me and he walked out the door. The rock in my gut told me I was in the liminal space. Liminal comes from the latin word “limens,” which means “threshold.” We’re literally on a

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I had this habit years ago of using the word, “just” in my language. “I just want to make the bed first. I just think it’s not okay to say xyz, You can just put your jacket over there.” All of those sentences are using a word that keeps me in a limited way of

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It’s time friends. It’s time to create some intention for 2017. Not just any intention, but the BIG MAMA intention. The kind of intention that ROCKS YOUR WORLD. The kind that causes you to take action you wouldn’t have last year. The kind that brings butterflies swirling around in your stomach – even in formation.

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Harriet Lerner, relationship expert and psychotherapist, didn’t start off as a best selling author. In fact, quite the opposite. In her Topeka Kansa home, she sat in long years of frustration, sorrow, and wanting to give up, hunched over her gray typewriter (computers weren’t around yet) with scissors and scotch tape as her cutting-and-pasting editing tools.

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Last weekend I took a painting workshop. I wouldn’t call myself an artist – not in the cultural sense of what being an artist means – producing a product of art – with “talent.” Something unfolded that I want to share with you (it has to do with seahorses) because, my guess is, you’ve had

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I remember the first time I did any kind of art as an adult. The last time I did it I was in the 5th grade. I use to love it. It was my favorite part of school. It was the part of school I found myself lost in – in a wonderful way. I

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Article by guest blogger Patrice Federspiel – Painting the Essence of Living Aloha The word conviction is the quality of showing that one is convinced of what he or she believes or says. Conviction means you are “sticking to your guns”, your beliefs, your thoughts, your ideas.  More and more I am convinced that it is

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