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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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Thursday Thought: Mind the Gap

When traveling by train we’re told to mind the gap. The gap between the safety of the platform and the safety of the train. When traveling on your journey in life, there’s a gap to mind, too. The gap between where you are now and where you want to be. That space between the two […]

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Thursday Thought: Reality

Last week a client brought this 2005 Kenyon College commencement speech by David Foster Wallace into my awareness: Can’t view the YouTube video above? Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CrOL-ydFMI I’ve been thinking about the content of this video all week. Considering realities that are not the default reality I’m habitually inclined to run to and believe at […]

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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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