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Your Answers – Deciding to Thrive

I’m reaching out to have a real open discussion about DECIDING to THRIVE – my live online program.   Please give me a few moments of your time, because this could possibly be a hugely impactful decision in your life. And the time is now to make a decision. Registration closes Wednesday at midnight. If you’re…

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Playing with paint

I was playing with paint today. Up until a few years ago, I hadn’t really painted since I was a kid. You know, because I wasn’t ‘good’ at it. Or maybe because as grown ups we’re either ‘painters’ or ‘not painters’, ‘artistic’ or ‘not artistic’. And somewhere along the way I had decided I was…

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When it sucks…LARGE.

My day today had some great highs and one big bad low. Life is going to keep throwing stuff our way… and there’s nothing you nor I can do to eliminate being thrown curveballs or feeling like the floor drops out from under your heart every now and then. However – we do get to choose how…

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Loving or hating all this new year new you stuff?

Here comes the new year, with its shiny, new, and very HIGH expectations of simply making a resolution (or six), setting an intention (or three), or landing on our perfect annual ‘theme word’ that’s going to guide us to the bliss we are seeking. Hey I’m not being a cynic here when I take this moment to share a…

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Welcoming the New Year

I had the great privilege to make a dear friend’s spontaneous wish come true.  She decided on Dec 31st that she would love to start the new year off with great girlfriends and a hike up the local Soames Hill to watch the sunrise.  So I thought about it for a minute… that’s some early…

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Hyjacking Advent or strategic multi-tasking? You tell me.

Am I the only mom around here who totally hijacks the whole advent calendar thing for her own selfish motives? In our home, my girls have these little pockets for advent that we   – strike that –   ‘the Christmas Fairies’   tuck little treats or notes into.  Sometimes it’s a lip balm, sometimes its a note…

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Lean into THIS….

Sisters helping each other with crafty projects. Whistler village suddenly transformed into a winter wonderland. And a hubby who slow cooks in the morning. Yup – these are the moments I’m leaning into- soaking them up! Sure, there’s other crappy stuff going on around me… but I’m not leaning into those things. Decide to thrive-…

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What to do when struck with the flu?

I’m coming off a nasty flu. It wasn’t pretty! It gave me opportunity for a wee (ok… big) pity party. AND it also brought me face to face with tremendous gratitude that the worst my family is wrangling with right now is a flu passing through. It will come, and it will go. It was inconvenient,…

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Oh September, how you kick my butt. It’s ok, I still love you.

Your crisp sunny days and new rhythms make up for your rude termination of my summer lovin’ and ruthlessly tossing me into a whirlwind of transition. For years, September’s disruption took me by surprise. Somehow I thought ‘back to school’ and settling into fall routines should make life smooth and easy-peasy. Except there’s this little thing called…

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The first thing to do with any BIG problem.

Today was one of those days where I decided to take my anxiety out for a run in the woods. I’m in the thick of a decision, that feels big, and my intuition points strongly in a different direction than my logic, fears, and comfort zone. This morning, anxiety was winning out over patience and…

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