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THERE’S NOTHING WRONG WITH YOU IF YOU DON’T FEEL EXCEPTIONALLY GRATEFUL TODAY

However you feel about Thanksgiving, there’s no getting around the fact that there’s gonna be a whole lotta thankin’ goin’ on today. Not that that’s a bad thing. Obviously, gratitude is great 🙂 But shaming people who aren’t feeling it is very much NOT great. And positioning yourself as better or more evolved because you rock that attitude of gratitude […]

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EVERYTHING DOES NOT HAPPEN FOR A REASON, AND INSISTING OTHERWISE MAY DO HARM (AN EVOLUTION OF BELIEF)

EVERYTHING DOES NOT HAPPEN FOR A REASON, AND INSISTING OTHERWISE MAY DO HARM (AN EVOLUTION OF BELIEF) I know. You’re coming for me. People LOVE everything happens for a reason for the peace it brings them in the midst of tough times. I’ve said it before myself. In the very tough times it can be breathed in like breath and […]

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Comparison Doesn’t Have To Be A Trap (Don’t Hate The Player OR The Game)

COMPARISON DOESN’T HAVE TO BE A TRAP (DON’T HATE THE PLAYER OR THE GAME) Like all popular technologies, comparison gets a bad rap. But I contend that its faults lie in how we use and abuse it and NOT in the fact that it exists at all. I’ve spoken plenty of times about the value I find in social media and […]

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Don’t Just HAVE the Oils, USE THEM! (what our practices are there for)

DON’T JUST HAVE THE OILS, USE THEM! (what our practices are there for)​ Today I’m jamming on routines and practices and how returning back to the ones that work for you can really help you through some tough stuff, so you don’t fall prey to stagnation. I may or may not be speaking from experience… *wink wink* I’ve been into essential oils for […]

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A Confession and A Lesson: Struggle, Showing Up, and Grace

A Confession and A Lesson: Struggle, Showing Up, and Grace I need to share something with you that’s been rocking my world and bringing me to tears as its truth keeps revealing itself more deeply. I’ve known it, but in shades and echoes. Not really seeing the full spectrum of what it’s meant or hearing its completed chorus until now. […]

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Keeping Score, Building Better Boundaries, and the Revolutionary Act of Knowing What You Want

KEEPING SCORE, BUILDING BETTER BOUNDARIES, AND THE REVOLUTIONARY ACT OF KNOWING WHAT YOU WANT   Have you ever replayed a pivotal conversation in your head, substituting all the awesome things you COULD have said but didn’t, making the most profound of points with the succinct and striking ease that annoyingly escaped you in the proverbial heat of the actual high-stress […]

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please please please stop saying this

Hello Rainbow 🙂 This post has been a LONG time coming. I’ve almost written it a handful of times over the past several months, but something always got in the way. Time, inspiration, something more timely to share. One of the beautiful things about tapping into and honoring your intuition is that you learn to implicitly trust the timing of things. […]

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Naming the Act: What I Learned about Forgiveness from Teaching Middle School

A year ago yesterday I was in the midst of Laura Sprinkle’s #shesgotgutschallenge.   [I know this because my Timehop told me so.  Have I told you lately how much I love technology?  Though it’s been bringing me plenty of wrinkly-foreheaded suffering and bumbling-brained confusion, it also brings me plenty of awesome heart-filling reminders of what has been, which is such […]

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Spent Pens Don’t Write: Allowing Ease and Flow in More Than Just Your Writing Implements

When do you pitch a pen in the trash? I’ve always thought this was an obscenely obvious question to answer. You throw it away when it’s utterly unusable, when every last speck of ink has been liberated from its thin plastic tubular prison. I mean really, what do you think I am – a wastrel? Rich? Foolhardy? We don’t waste […]

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