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Accepting Everything Just As It Is

Accepting Everything Just As It Is

This summer I went on weeklong retreat with two of my daughters to Plum Village, a Zen Buddhist Monastery in the Bordeaux region of France. I was expecting serious rest and rejuvenation but I got something else entirely.
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The Secret to Lasting Love

The Secret to Lasting Love

I am 48 years old and I’m excited about getting older. I have spent the past couple of months interviewing amazing women for my Extraordinary Life After 40 Summit.
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Honoring My Wild Nature

Honoring My Wild Nature

I recently heard the wisest words on relationships that I have heard in a long time – “Love your partner (substitute children, parents, friends) as they want to be loved, not as you want to be loved.
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I Now Have a Completely Different Outlook on Life

I Now Have a Completely Different Outlook on Life

Visiting friends in Boston last week before heading to Europe for our grand summer of vagabonding, I heard a lot of awe (“Wow! Your summer sounds amazing!”) and exhaustion, (“Wow! Your Summer sounds exhausting").
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