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Have you ever been stuck in an old story, an old vision of yourself? Maybe it’s a story that was comfortable or held significance for you, so you held on tight to that vision even if it was limiting or outdated. … Continue reading
A few years ago I didn’t give much thought to living soulfully. What does that mean, anyway? For me, living soulfully means living a wholehearted life, one where I do my best to accept all of myself – the good stuff and … Continue reading
I find it helps to unplug every now and then. I allow myself to just breathe and see where impulse takes me. I recently took some time away with my family, and it was a wonderful, needed rest. It felt amazing … Continue reading
We can easily find reasons to take life seriously, but we can also make the conscious choice to live more lightheartedly – to love a little more and stress a little less. And that’s what I’m doing right now. I’m … Continue reading
Hi everyone! Happy Heart Day! Today may you be reminded of how amazing you are, how important you are in this world, and just how loved you are – because you are all of those things. And may your heart … Continue reading
We’re two weeks into the year, and to be honest, I’ve been really out of sorts lately. It’s not a matter of post-holiday letdown – I think it’s new year overwhelm. I don’t tend to make new year’s resolutions, but … Continue reading
Lately I’ve been challenging myself in new ways. It’s exciting… and a bit scary. Our brains get used to doing what they’ve always done, and when we introduce lots of new stuff into the mix, the ego steps in and … Continue reading
Sometimes the path ahead of us is hidden. Or the path we’re on just doesn’t feel right. There are times we don’t necessarily know where we’re going in life, or even where we want to go. Because life is busy, … Continue reading
I’m honoured to tell you that I’m a contributing writer in a beautiful collaborative e-book for moms called Awakening Wonder: Discovering Delight in Everyday Moments. The free e-book, which launches today, is the inspiration of Becky McCleery, creator of the growing community Raising Loveliness. Designed to uplift … Continue reading