Category Archives for "Mindset"

A Pledge for Caregivers Who Care Too Much

You know the old saying, “A woman’s work is never done?” Let’s declare that over, OK?  On this Labor Day, I’m thinking about the caregivers, most of them women, who work long unpaid hours. I’m talking about the women who give so much of their life away in loving, and sometimes resentful, duty.I’ve been a member […]

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Your Life Needs a Lover

You know the giddy feeling of being smitten?  You’re attracted to a special someone. You can feel it when your stomach flips as you meet their eyes. You notice it in your awkward attempts to impress. There’s so much you don’t know about this person and you’re so pulled towards deeper knowing. You want to […]

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How to Hold onto Your Boundaries

Do you ever feel like your boundaries get crossed when you start to live from what you really want in life? Do you ever begin the week excited to sign up for that class you’ve been meaning to take, or go on your favorite hike? Then when you look back the week was filled with […]

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Was Your Mother “Good Enough?”

It is Mother’s Day as I write this. I had planned to be off in nature by now, taking in my mother’s memory. Instead, Mom was with me this whole week as I struggled to find a way to write this post.  Ours was a complex relationship which ended too soon, ten years ago today. Mom […]

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Autumn, Renewal, and the Power of Positive Ritual

What’s your favorite season?  Autumn is mine.  I get a thrill as the dusty leaves of summer fall away to reveal the structure of my maple tree, one branch grown larger, one pruned away, but still the tree, older, stronger, ready for renewal. Renewal is on my mind this week because we’re right in the middle […]

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Follow these 4 Steps to Energize Yourself at Any Age

In this post I show you four steps to energize yourself so that you end your day feeling strong, as if your day hummed along, no matter the obstacles in the way. Get this down and nothing will eclipse your sun!   Getting Energized   We all know that every living thing on earth needs energy to […]

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