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The politics of fear and a call for transformation

Picking a leader for our country is obviously not a simple process, but the fact that our choices narrowed down to someone many do not trust on one hand and a mercurial misogynist in love with fame and capitalism on the … Continue reading

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David Whyte on forgiveness

Forgiveness is a skill, a way of preserving clarity, sanity and generosity in an individual life, a beautiful way of shaping the mind to a future we want for ourselves; an admittance that if forgiveness comes through understanding, and if … Continue reading

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Healing through authenticity, empathy, and mindfulness: Life Book recap

July (Authenticity), August (Empathy), and September (Mindfulness) in Life Book 2013 focused on the overarching theme of Healing.  I got WAY behind after my daughter’s summer camp program ended in mid-July and so I’ve finally caught up and would love … Continue reading

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Such a yellow: healing through art

In preparation for an intuitive painting class that begins on Monday, I have been working through July and August’s Life Book lessons, trying to catch up and complete one per day.   On what must have been an emotional day … Continue reading

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Self-empathy as a practice

This month our LifeBook theme is healing and authenticity.  Expressing myself authentically is so important to me and the healing part seems especially relevant since I have been very demanding of myself lately…. like to the point of trying to keep … Continue reading

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Thoughts on creativity and depression

I came across this quote from Rachel Naomi Remen, MD, a few months ago, and I haven’t been able to get it out of my mind since.  “At the deepest level, the creative process and the healing process arise from a … Continue reading

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