Tag Archives: inspiration

Celebrating Mr. Woodman’s Music

Alex Woodman was my son’s favorite teacher. A few weeks ago, he died suddenly at 59.  It’s taken time to process, for me and for the whole community. There are no words to describe this man, but because he loved stories, and words … Continue reading

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Collaboration, Consensus and Connection

Each child is so unique, so precious. My youngest boy (nearly an adult at this point) is a post-modern leader. He, like Nelson Mandela, leads from behind. He’s all about consensus and the group. He has never been the kid … Continue reading

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Collaging Your Soul, Part 2

Now I know.  Soul Collage© finds its true magic in the experience. Having this experience at Esalen Institute made it that much more magical. Sharing it with my friend longtime friend Michelle closed the circle of perfection. First, you should … Continue reading

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Modern Meditator

The longer I live, the more I’m convinced that meditation is the one tool that makes the biggest difference in my daily life. To live in a constant healthy flow, I meditate daily and not  because I have to, like with … Continue reading

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What Scares You?

I’m reading Entering the Castle by Carolyn Myss. It’s part of the curriculum for a class I’m taking called “Foundations of Mysticism.” Most of my reading is done on the stairmaster (doesn’t everybody do that?), but Myss’s book is by no … Continue reading

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Habits–The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

They say a meth habit can grab hold of a one-time user and not let go. That’s how strong that pull is. Cigarettes are another obvious trickster. We all know they’re gross, but for whatever reason, a teen picks one … Continue reading

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Finishing Line Gorilla: The Walk, Part 2

Doesn’t he just make you smile, this one? This is the Finishing Line Gorilla which I was really happy to see after going 42 miles in two days, which was really supposed to be 39 miles, except I kind of … Continue reading

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Katie’s Epiphany

I’ve had a number of different professions, and in each of them, I’ve always believed in surrounding myself with others who are doing what I’m doing so that I improve. When I worked in law firm marketing, I discovered the … Continue reading

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Are You from the Empty or Full School?

Whether you are a pessimist or an optimist is about the story you tell yourself and how you tell it. Joan Borysenko, PhD says it all boils down to your resilience and how you react to stressful events in your … Continue reading

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The Weight Returns

You reduced your weight and now it’s creeping back. What should you do? First, think this. Next, don’t freak out. Stress (the thing that may have lead you to overeat in the first place) causes weight to hang on for … Continue reading

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