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conscious choice

It’s the questions that are important, not the answers

The scary thing. A situation we don’t want to be in but we know is inevitable. We procrastinate because we just know it’s going to be awful. No way getting around it. Except … We try to prepare for the moment. Perhaps an exercise in listing every scenario we can think of that might come up. And […]

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Inch by Inch, part February

I’m keeping a list in Evernote with the tag “note to self,” which I add to daily and read through weekly. Sometimes I don’t know what the hell I was talking about when I wrote it (perhaps I need a #notetoself to clarify notes to self). Sometimes they’re specific to a task that I don’t do on the […]

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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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Starting the year as a Chicagoan

2016 was a year of big change. In April my wife and I picked up and moved from Los Angeles to Chicago (after much discussion about where and when and how to do so). Then as if that huge change weren’t enough for someone who’s lived her whole life in Los Angeles, in November I made the […]

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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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