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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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Not Today.

I woke up this morning like just about any other Monday morning: Alarm clock noise insisting it was no longer the weekend, and also that I should really get out of bed and go for a run. Fine. In just a minute.  [Five minutes later] HOW ABOUT RIGHT NOW. Fine. A short run later as […]

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It’s been nearly a week since the devastating attack on our LGBTQ community brothers and sisters in Orlando. 49 innocent people killed by a man who chose hate over love. I’ve scrolled endlessly through my Twitter and Facebook feeds, and online in general, looking for more details and more information and more confirmation that this […]

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Thursday Thought: Feel All the Feelings!

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. Jim Rohn Feel sad. Feel mad. Feel hurt. Feel awful. Feel self-pity. Feel icky. Feel alone. Feel the feelings. Feel all the feelings. Those feelings don’t just go away because you choose to ignore them in any given moment. Just like […]

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Creating a New Normal

Every second Saturday I run a grief support group at The Center in Long Beach. Sometimes two people show up, sometimes twenty. This past weekend we had somewhere between two and twenty; some new, some veterans; all with the same goal to identify the answer to the following question: Who the hell am I now that ____________ is […]

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Creative Blog Tour

I’ve been invited to go “on tour” and you’re coming with me! I learned about The Creative Blog Tour from Kelly Gill, who’s taken her own blog on tour right here. What’s this tour all about? Well, let’s find out together!

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