My story…

As I was recently updating my “About me” page on my website, I felt inspired to really tell my story. I tend to get pretty wordy. This is something I’ve been shamed for repeatedly but am learning that it’s really an asset. I’m owning it here. So… just in case you get told things like “OMG you go on and on and on…”, or “Don’t you...
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Self-Care for Survival

I think many of us are simply dumbstruck by all that is happening in the political and world news today. I know I am.   I came across this post (link below at bottom) that includes some brilliant self-preservation tips to maintain a positive perspective, while standing strong in your political views AND staying well, mentally and physically. I’m sharing because I can’t say it better than...
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Ever wonder “How did I get here?” Here’s my story…

I’ve been doing a lot of work on my “self” lately… Well… it’s actually been a life long thing but over the last 3 years I’ve really experienced a lot of positive and negative change. I’ve also experienced a lot of road blocks to the change I’ve wanted. So this caused me to really dive in deep and have a look around to see what’s really...
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When an invasion of ants is a good thing.

Who would’ve thought that having an infestation of ants would be a good thing?? Over a fair amount of time I’ve collected stuff; clutter, shit I don’t need and stuff I do need (thinking of George Carlin’s “My Stuff, Your Shit” routine… haha). And as stress has mounted in areas of my life, so has the clutter. Can you relate? In marches a little black ant. Scouts are...
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Ways to create and have more joy in your life!

  ~ Pay more attention to the things that already bring you joy. Whatever we focus upon, we get more of that in our experience. Ever notice that when you buy a new/different car, you start noticing lots of others like it but didn’t see them before? It’s not that they weren’t there before, you just didn’t have the perspective to see them. Just like they say that when Columbus came to...
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This chapter…

I was thinking the other day about how much we, mostly women, try to reclaim this younger, “prime” version of ourselves. And I finally asked myself, “Why?” The knee-jerk response was, “because I was lighter, had more even toned skin, less wrinkly… more “beautiful”. But I had to think only a little while about how this wasn’t who I was anymore. OMG… I ‘m not saying that I’m less beautiful… I’m...
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