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The Resurgence of Words

Restarting is hard. Even though I’m a writer deep at my core, laziness and excuses took on their own momentum. And I wound up swapping my words for anything and everything – vacation, holiday preparations, sickness, aimless scrolls through social … Continue reading

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Discovering the magic

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ― Roald Dahl Gentle snowflakes dancing … Continue reading

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Getting wild with wisdom

The book had been on various shelves of mine for close to a decade. As I shifted from one home to the next, it went unopened. The scrawling red “Wild Mind” text on the spine screamed for attention but the … Continue reading

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What do I really need?

“Power or gentle?” The yoga studio receptionist smiled patiently, embodying the perfectly balanced ambiance of the earth-toned surroundings. “Hmmmmmm” dragged from my mouth like the duration of the noise would help prompt clarity and centeredness. But a “hmmm” an “om” … Continue reading

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Serious to Silly: A Pretzel Night Retrospective

“Draw a crazy picture,  Write a nutty poem,  Sing a mumble-gumble song, Whistle through your comb. Do a loony-goony dance ‘Cross the kitchen floor, Put something silly in the world That ain’t been there before.”         ― Shel Silverstein My happiest … Continue reading

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Fighting the War on Clutter

Two heavy-duty garbage bags overstuffed with paper-based junk and memorabilia. Two repurposed shipping boxes full of books to donate, which included more life transformation tips than should ever have graced a single bookshelf. Too many quickly passed hours during a … Continue reading

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Laughing out of the rut

When I’m struggling to bust my own rut, writing this blog becomes nearly impossible. I’m all about authenticity and extended rants on my struggle for purpose just aren’t that interesting. So I’ve spent the past two weeks not writing while … Continue reading

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Failure to bloom

Sometimes the gap between the philosophies you embrace and your daily reality is imperceptible. And then there’s my office where the contradiction suddenly became glaring. On Monday morning, I discovered my sprawling leafy plant was beginning to shrivel and wither … Continue reading

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The Real Treat of Halloween

I was very close to being the Grinch of Halloween tonight. My argument was purely logical. I couldn’t get home early enough for the tiniest of the trick-or-treaters without sacrificing a workout. My pit bull becomes a frenzied, shrieking beast … Continue reading

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Painting past the limits

It’s funny where you can discover evidence of personal growth. Sometimes it comes in the most unpredictable experiences like paint-your-own pottery. Just last year, I made my return foray into pottery painting – a hobby I hadn’t explored since my … Continue reading

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