5
Feb
2017
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FAQ: 21-Day ‘Start Your Memoir’ Challenge

Thank you for participating in the 21 Day ‘Start Your Memoir’ Challenge. PLEASE NOTE**You will receive 2 separate emails each day of the 21-day Challenge– (Prompts & Blog Posts) Not a participant? Wanna play? You can join here. (It’s free.) The following info will help you get the most out of the experience, and hopefully answer...
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30
Nov
2016
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The Dance of ShadowPlay: Creating Meaningful Change

For 21 years I began to receive recurring dreams where I am criticized, dismissed, and ignored. These dreams include characters who represent members of my play community in waking life. Being part of of my tribe, these folks are like family to me, and so, the pain at being dismissed lives in my body and influences my everyday...
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22
Sep
2016
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Memoir Project: Dusting Myself Off, Putting my High Boots on & Going Back In!

After a lot of procrastination I have published three excerpts from my memoir in revision. I’ve also shared several writer’s notes over the last few days. You can find Memoir Project entries HERE and a couple Writer’s Notes HERE I had full intentions this morning to continue to write and revise my memoir’s manuscript this morning but I was stopped...
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16
Aug
2016
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Memoir Project: The Next Chapter

Summer has brought with it attention to healing and recovery. What supports me is injured. I’m keeping what benefits me and letting go of what no longer serves. I’ve been artificially holding up my upper torso. Dropping into my natural stance and walk makes me feel much more at ease. I’ve been holding on for almost...
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13
Jun
2016
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A Life Well-Lived is Play-FULL

How do you define play, Mary Alice? The art of playing in the everyday  could be ‘the art of meditating in the everyday’, Jamie said. For me, its simple really and a commitment to Self-development. Practicing the art of playing in the everyday is my life practice and viewpoint–my compass. Meditative walking, reflecting while I do the...
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19
May
2016
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Saying YES to my KID + Ready to GO!

Slow Down, Kids at Play– that’s YOU and ME! Lets say YES to our KID and Play on… Bailey’s Cold: Came home from my week with three of my grandchildren blessed with Bailey’s cold. Body Time. Stopping and Listening… Labyrinth On Labyrinth Day I walked my playful journey at Pam’s Labyrinth in Sequim. I noticed...
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25
Apr
2016
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Saying No, Means Saying YES!

Saying no to one opportunity brings open space and creativity. Saying no to some one else’s want brings flexibility and self-respect. Saying no to fear brings en-couragement, openness vulnerability. Saying no to judgment and criticism brings playfulness and receptivity. Saying YES to my Swing! Nature Playing in the Everyday with some New Things and Growing...
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4
Apr
2016
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Moving Slowly To See What’s At Stake

If we could allow the pace of our meetings to slow down to the pace of our hearts, we might find genuine understanding.” ― Marion Woodman, Coming Home to Myself: Reflections for Nurturing a Woman’s Body and Soul I was moving fast dropping stakes by the newly planted trees. Suddenly I realized that if I were to...
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20
Mar
2016
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The Child Within My Heart: I Did It!

Can the child within my heart rise above and feel at home with herself? It took a while for me to rise to the occasion. I sent an email to a musician who I have collaborated with during ‘archival memoir project‘ performances and recordings. Ken, would you like to explore a possible collaboration? I did...
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