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Health + Well Being

Knowledge alone is not power

“Knowledge is power.” [“ipsa scientia potestas est” (‘knowledge itself is power‘)] ~ Sir Francis Bacon Forgive me, Sir, but I disagree. Knowledge in and of itself is a base for power, but it is not itself power. What good does knowledge do if you don’t use it? Don’t act upon it? Don’t let it inform […]

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Slow the f*** down

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? —Mary Oliver, The Summer Day This isn’t a prompt to get anyone thinking about life on a deeper level (of course, let it be whatever it is to you). For me this is a clear and marked reminder to slow […]

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2017 – a new chapter in the book of authentic realities

The New Chapter: Simplicity and Growth in 2017 2017, a new year in a new city. Now that I’ve pulled the shrink wrap off the year and am starting to get the pieces out and play around with 2017 a bit, I want to share some things that are working for me right now. While I’ve gone back […]

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Thursday Thought – What now?

“When you are steadfast in your abstention of thoughts of harm directed toward yourself and others, all living creatures will cease to feel fear in your presence.” – The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Some of us are in pain. Some of us are in elation. Some of us are somewhere in between. We are all human. Some […]

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Thursday Thought: Shameless Worth

Today on my facebook feed I saw this:   Immediately I was taken back to various times I was shamed as a kid. No specific instances, but the feeling of being shamed. The lowering of my eyes, my head, my heart, my being. The thing is, when I was a kid I didn’t know exactly what was happening. I just knew you […]

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Thursday Thought: I Am A __________

Your shoes don’t make you a runner, running does.  Lately I’ve been having a lot of trouble getting motivated to run. It’s hot It’s raining I didn’t sleep well last night It’s so comfortable in bed All the sports are on Eleventy billion Netflix, HBO, and Amazon Prime shows to watch It feels hard right now […]

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