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What F.O.M.O. is and how it’s hurting you

What F.O.M.O. is and how it’s hurting you

You may have heard me say that most of us need to be far more gentle with our selves than we generally are.  Heck, I may have even said it to you directly. I’m a BIG believer that we ought to treat ourselves as nicely (or better) than we would treat any one else. Unfortunately, that often is not the case. There seems to be this weird perception that there some badge of honor for abusing ourselves. You know what…

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Because You Can Only Reap What You Have Sown

Because You Can Only Reap What You Have Sown

August 1 (and this week) is in many places considered a special time.  Lammas, also known as Lughnasadh (pronounced Loo-NAS-ah), falls on Monday, August 1 this year. It is a holiday based in age-old Earth-based traditions. It is a celebration of the first harvests and when we first begin to notice the lengthening of the nights – just little. I’m sure you’ve noticed lots of local produce being available right?  It’s so lush and beautiful.  The sunflowers growing in my…

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What To Do When ‘Everything’ Is Falling Apart

What To Do When ‘Everything’ Is Falling Apart

It’s happened to me, to friends, clients and I’m sure you have had at least some experience with life feeling like it’s crumbling around you.  Where it seems to be falling apart no matter which direction you look. Work is a big ball of stress and craziness, you get a flat or the engine starts knocking, a fight with your partner, and with any luck you not only get a cold but break out.   You feel like life is out…

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Saying YES to Pleasure

Saying YES to Pleasure

Let’s check in shall we?  When life offers you pleasure – how often do you say yes? And I’m talking about ALL kinds of pleasure – food, drink, sex, textures, dancing, music, new opportunities and – for me, even de-cluttering. I mean sure, there will be times when you have to say no – the amazing wine you had last night is probably not going to be served in the board room the next morning, no matter how sweetly you…

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