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Creative Living

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Goals and Growth

December 28, 2017

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ― Jalaluddin Mevlana Rumi Goals I’ve been setting goals each new year since I can remember. As January gets underway I take them on, tirelessly pouring myself into meeting them by year end. Note the…

Living Creatively: Trust II

December 1, 2017

The subject of trust is an important one when it comes to creative living. Here’s the conclusion to the post I began last week. Last spring, as I entered the final stretch of writing, Building Immunity in Babies and Children, I clearly remember a long string of weekends full of suffering. All the signs of…

Living Creatively: Trust

November 26, 2017

Where do you place your trust when you are working on a creative endeavor? It turns out that question is much more complex than it appears at first glance. In my exploration of Elizabeth Gilbert’s, Big Magic, I found this chapter to be by far the most challenging to grasp and in the end the…

Living Creatively: Courage Part III

Oct 9, 2017 | 2 Comments

Living Creatively: Courage Part III Seriously, here we go, it’s part three on Courage in this Living Creatively series, that I absolutely never intended to be so up close and personal. But hey, we are here and this journey only continues to get more interesting by the day! Last week I shared, with all the courage I could muster, the beautiful opportunity that has been presented in my practice and interwoven into my personal life. While Aaron, ever faithful, is…

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Living Creatively: Courage Part II

Sep 25, 2017 | 1 Comment
group walking near the Shambala Center

Living Creatively: Courage Part II “When someone makes a decision he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him places he has never dreamed of when he first made that decision.” – Paulo Coehlo, The Alchemist Often we are faced with decisions and the answers that speak from your core of being defy all logic. The day I began listening to that voice was the day I began living creatively and with courage. It took the first…

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Living Creatively: Courage

Sep 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
courage to live creatively

Let me ask you this question: If you could put your fears aside, what would you be doing differently right now in your life? Would it be a new career path, a change in how or with whom you spend your time, a new routine for starting each day, or would you learn a new skill set? Whatever comes up, that thing that popped into your head before you quickly discounted it for being ridiculous or impossible is probably exactly…

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Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert

Sep 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The book Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Book Review: Big Magic, Elizabeth Gilbert Each morning while staying in the Pyrenees, I would wake ahead of the family and hike up the ridge crest trail near our holiday home. There, I would find a sitting spot and, along with nature awakening around me, welcome the day ahead. I would breath in the cool, fresh mountain air scented with dewy grasses and wildflowers, experiencing with a sense of awe the expansiveness of possible opportunities and adventures each day offered.…

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Midweek Pause: Nowhere

Apr 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

“One of the beauties of Nowhere is that you never know where you’ll end up when you head in its direction, and though the horizon is unlimited, you may have very little sense of what you’ll see along the way. The deeper blessing is that it can get you as wide-awake, exhilarated, and pumping-hearted as when you are in love.” —Pico Iyer, “Adventures in Going Nowhere” Consider: all the careful strategizing that is applied to plans, plans to get somewhere with your career, your…

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