11
Apr
2017
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Permission Granted

I attended Karen McMillan‘s Wisdom Tea this week. I prepared my tea ahead of time and found my way to a chair to sit and breathe. I chose to attend by phone so I didn’t have the distraction of the computer and all its shiny objects in front of me. I am giving myself permission to...
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9
Mar
2017
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Wonder, What is Hidden, What Will Emerge this Spring

When I climb to 5,242 feet, the wind reminds me about momentum and my desire to keep going… the voices keep shouting their bad advice I keep going. I know what I must do. 21 inches of new snow has fallen. My snowshoes sink deeply as I create a pathway through the subalpine firs. I stop frequently...
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25
Feb
2017
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Be You, Love You

When I overdo things I find that at some point I have to back track and re-group. My home pattern energetically is Swing and I love diversity and playing with interdisciplinary ideas. I fully embrace my propensity for multiplicity and my very human need for nurturing. Nurturing Self Years of struggle, dips, and turns have led...
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24
Feb
2017
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Write Badly

I am drawn to writers and artists with imperfect styles and quirky combinations of form. My memoir is not written in a linear fashion. Instead, it is a juxtaposition of story, letters, and dreams. I have any number of books in my library that I love because I can start on any page and dive...
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23
Feb
2017
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Birth is a Natural Process: Breathe & Release

When women are giving birth in the hospital they are often told to hold their breath and PUSH WITH FORCE.A  holistic approach to birthing calls for relaxation, breathing, and release during a time of intensity and swift change. When I try to push through as a means to an end my efforts ultimately fail me. I feel...
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22
Feb
2017
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The Courage to Attend to Your Dreams and Act on Their Behalf

Do you acknowledge and act in response to your values? Psyche calls you whether you are ready or not. Well before I feel ready, my night and waking dreams are offering me what I need to start + what I need to stay in a committed relationship with what I value most. Questions that run through my...
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21
Feb
2017
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My 7-Year Swing (Play) Cycle

The next 7 years is all Swing! Swing is my home movement pattern which means that I am playful, people-oriented, collaborative, and interdisciplinary. Developmentally I will be in FULL SWING for the next 7 years. I have been really revving up the PLAY in my life. It makes no matter what I am mucking about...
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20
Feb
2017
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Stepping Stones

I believe that everything in life can be approached playfully. Approaching life as a playful journey helps me to keep moving ahead especially when life is filled with major challenges or what my husband calls, anything that comes from left field (or the unexpected). Do you see your life as an adventure that sets you...
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