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Claim Your Power

Claim Your Power

Sometimes we know exactly what we want and what would make us happy but we just don’t see a way to turn our dreams into reality.

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Am I Supposed to Be Over It Already?

Am I Supposed to Be Over It Already?

There is often this sense in our culture that we are supposed to get used to things and move on quickly. Not dwell too long in our emotions, especially in our grief, sadness, loneliness.

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The Power of Staying Busy

The Power of Staying Busy

Staying busy to stay one step ahead of our feelings gets a bad rep but sometimes it’s really helpful. I know that it’s healthy to grieve my oldest daughter’s departure and yet I’m so thankful that I am super busy with my own passion project

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So Hard to Let Them Go

So Hard to Let Them Go

Every time I think about it, I cringe and feel shame and regret.

Ten years ago, a wealthy business man offered me a huge career break and I said “no” because I was afraid.

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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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