Category Archives: Reflections

When being “off track” is on track

Ahh, January.  Standing in December in the midst of the holiday chaos, January looks so bright and shiny and new.  It’s the month that is going to change EVERYTHING.  We will set our intentions and create our resolutions.  We will … Continue reading

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The Energy of Yellow

If I look back over the years, I find that my mood on New Year’s Eve can be just as varied as our plans.  At times I’ve been excited and celebratory:  out with the old, in with the new. Other … Continue reading

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When Logic Interferes with Intuition

I’ve got a craving lately.  Picture:  a hot bath, a good book, a warm blanket.  The mood and atmosphere present:  serenity and silence.  The chosen activity:  withdraw, retreat, reflect. In my training to be a health coach we look at … Continue reading

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Doing more of the Stuff that lets me BE.

My soul was itchy. When I think about what started my Year of Radical Wellness, that’s the best way I can describe it.  There was nothing “wrong” per se.  But just because nothing is wrong doesn’t mean there isn’t a … Continue reading

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The Boundaries of the Box

As a little girl, I remember how special I felt when I received my very first jewelry box.  My magic box had a spinning ballerina and played a little tune when opened.  I imagine I received that prized possession around … Continue reading

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‘15 Revisited: One Woman’s Love Letter to the Folk at the Festival by the Sea

The footsteps we formed were unique, and our own; the paths that we followed held the echoes and whispers of those who had come before. We got what we needed, not always what we wanted. We held a sacred space … Continue reading

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At Peace.

I’ve felt a bit strange for the last 24-36 hours and have tried to pinpoint the sensation (we Americans love our diagnoses).  It kind of felt like something was wrong or, more appropriately, like something was missing.  After repeatedly poking and … Continue reading

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Intake vs. Output

I’m noticing lately how much I apologize.  I apologize in texts, in emails, in person.  I was just lying in the bath (one of my most favorite and most effective ways to unwind) and I was apologizing in my head … Continue reading

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Stepping into my Mom-ness

For those of you who have followed my blogging journey, you know that I started writing blog entries in 2008 (tucked away safely in a file on my computer, for nobody else to see!), a full 6 years before I … Continue reading

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A Spring Cleanup of my Life

I’m tired.  That’s not an unusual symptom in America these days, but I find it’s always helpful to acknowledge where I am (as opposed to pretending I’m somewhere else, like on a beach in Tahiti).  For the past few weeks, … Continue reading

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