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exit stage left

13 Jul

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there is something very strange and fascinating about leaving a familiar life for a completely unknown one.  earlier this year, i decided to take a huge leap of faith Continue reading

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5 steps to get back in the flow

12 May

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i recently rounded a HUGE bend in my entrepreneurial career. my business feels right, and i am in the flow.  this is in stark contrast to times when i felt stuck, crazy, and wanted to give up, which was not too long ago.

in the beginning, i was a reluctant yoga teacher and an accidental entrepreneur [term borrowed from one of my favorite coaches].  i hadn’t set out to do either, but the path before me unfolded and these opportunities made the most sense.

for years, i tried to imitate, emulate, and recreate what i thought was “right”. as it turned out, the efforts i made were all wrong… for me, anyway.  this made me feel yucky, angry, and frustrated; especially when people would encourage me saying that i was doing great and i should keep going.  i knew it wasn’t right but i couldn’t explain why; i just knew i wasn’t in the flow.

what helped me most was Continue reading

how play points to purpose

9 Mar

bucky's playground. photo credit: flickr user "Duchamp"[read time: 4 minutes]

years ago when i was in school to become a health counselor, a guest lecturer, Michio Kuchi (macrobiotics expert) stumped the entire audience (500+ individuals) that day when he asked: what do you think you are doing here in this life?  what is the purpose of life?  patiently, he let us guess for a while.  he chuckled, and in his own time, he let us in on his answer: we are here to play.

though i accepted his answer as correct (i mean he is a pretty wise old dude, you know), it wasn’t until earlier this week, Continue reading

i love february

2 Feb

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“issues of the heart cannot be healed by food of any sort; however, hugs & kisses reconcile them with the greatest of ease.”
~EmpressTazima on Twitter 8:02 PM Jan 26th

february brings more excuses to each chocolate and think of lovey things to say and do… especially things like sharing out hugs and kisses.

speaking of kisses…
one of the best things you can do for yourself and your purpose is to do things that make you feel good.  fortunately, the universe wants to assist people who are feeling good.  kissing can definitely make you feel good.  here are a few benefits of kissing that go beyond anecdotal experience. Continue reading