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Kindred Spirits

I find you in the most unexpected places! Your cameo appearances in my life are beautiful (if sometimes brief) reminders that I am not alone in my friendly, chatty, curious love of life and laughter. A shout out to my kindred spirits: Self-proclaimed Nerdneck Dangerously Affectionate Girl Organic Farmer Substitute Teacher Nerf Warrior Parent Mountain Rescue Climber Crafty Shopper Gentle System Challenger Butterfly Goddess Groaner Joke Master Wall Slapping Subject Changer My heart and your hearts are holding hands and […]

30 Day Conscious Living Challenge

The 30 Day Conscious Living Challenge runs June 1-30, 2013. You can choose the challenge(s) you want to embark upon from the categories of emotional, spiritual, social or physical well-being, finance & career or personal growth. Conscious living means being aware. Awareness comes with mapping out your internal wilderness.  I am honored to be an expert in the personal growth category.  My challenge to you is to Illuminate the Committee in Your Head. Who is the “self” regulating and directing […]

Happy Earth Day!


Wonder or Worry

A friend posted something so compelling to me today on facebook, I had to ask if I could quote her in my blog.  In response to a well-meaning inquirer, she said,   “Next time don’t worry about me, wonder about me. O.K. It’ll make me feel better if I know you’re wondering and not worrying.”   Wow.  That struck me in a deep way.  Worry is assuming a likely negative outcome where wonder is open to possibilities.  She went on […]

What is an Enchanted Life?

An Enchanted Life is the daily courageous choice to live from the heart and explore the inner wilderness.  Enchanted Lives do not just happen.  Elisabeth Kubler-Ross says it best: “The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. […]