Three Lessons from The Best Manifestation Story You’ve Ever Heard

May 20, 2014

The photo to the right was taken after a very celebratory last game of the season for Griffin’s soccer team, the Fire Dragons. It was a very celebratory week and things look like they’ll get better and better: My sweet, hard-working husband, Doug, will have his first novel published! His middle-grade fantasy Tales of a […]

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The First Step to Eradicate the Pain Body

May 13, 2014

When I last wrote about the Pain Body, I shared one of the practices that has helped me eradicate its presence – choosing better-feeling thoughts. It takes a great deal of Presence to be aware of your thoughts, let alone choose better-feeling ones, especially when you’re in the middle of an argument or an unpleasant […]

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How to Design a Life You Absolutely Love

May 6, 2014

Yesterday Griffin turned 9! The photo to the right was taken after climbing a 40-foot wall with some of his best friends! Griffin went to this climbing gym with his school about a month ago and loved it so much that he chose to make it the jumping off point for his birthday sleepover party. […]

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Forced to work to pay the bills and keep the benefits?

April 29, 2014

My heart SINKS every time I hear a woman talk about how or why she feels she must defer her dreams. Just last week I talked with a woman over a Discover Your Purpose Strategy Session and she shared how she feels “forced to work to pay the bills and keep the benefits.” Even though […]

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How to Kick Self-Doubt to the Curb

April 22, 2014

Last week was Griffin’s Spring Break and we joyfully spent it learning to surf! I continue to be blown away by Griffin’s courage – and how his infectious love of learning something new compels me to try things I never thought I would do. In the last two months I learned to ski and surf, […]

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What’s “security” got to do with it?

April 15, 2014

This week I celebrate my 16th wedding anniversary with Doug, the amazing man you see in the picture to the right. We’ve actually been together for 21 years, which, I’m sure you can appreciate, is no small feat. Over the years I’ve gotten a lot of questions about my relationship with my husband. Many of […]

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Terrified of Quitting Your Job? I’m Leaving My Career.

April 8, 2014

A couple of weeks ago I shared some photos from the Asheville Marathon that I took with my iPhone. But this professional photo just became available.  I love that the photographer captured this shot of me and my bestie with the Biltmore House in the background. It was 30 degrees and pouring rain, but we […]

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What if you couldn’t be blamed for your bad behavior?

April 1, 2014

A few weeks ago I wrote about the Pain Body and how my understanding of it has allowed me to love myself and others, even in the face of serious wrong-doing. The best part for me is that I have raised Griffin with this concept and I’m seeing how he, at the age of 8 (9 […]

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How do you know your dream is worth the work?

March 25, 2014

The photos to the right show me and my dear friend Andrea at the start of the Asheville Marathon – which we ran in the pouring rain and 30 degree temperatures – and then me at the finish. Back in January I posted a photo of me and Andrea after a long training run, and […]

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How to Excuse-Proof Your Life

March 18, 2014

There are two kinds of challenges you’re going to encounter on your journey to achieving your dreams – concrete, tangible obstacles, and human ones. You’re going to call these obstacles legitimate and completely justifiable reasons for why you can’t have what you want – but they are just excuses that don’t hold up to much […]

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