Life Unfolding

It’s natural to feel fear during transition and change. It feels a little like sitting on the edge of the Grand Canyon and looking across thinking, “I want to go there, but how the heck am I going to make that leap?”

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Mindfulness with Dr. Shauna Shapiro

I am really excited for you to listen in on today’s podcast interview with Dr. Shauna Shapiro.

Shauna is not only a woman I admire and respect as an expert in mindfulness, but she’s a wonderful friend as well.

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Inspired

What does it mean to be spiritual?

In my TED talk, I define what it means to live a spirit-driven life.

Spirituality is not about religion, although many people find access to spirit in churches and shared […]

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Introduction: Meditation and Mindfulness Series

I am really excited to kick off this new series on the podcast: Meditation & Mindfulness! For the next month, we’re going to discuss the positive impact of meditation and the importance of mindfulness.

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The Best is Yet to Come

A couple of times a year, I have my astrology birth chart read. The readings have always been validating to what I’m experiencing—extremely accurate and poignant.

I recently had one by Tania Gabrielle, who does numerology with astrology.

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Practicing Compassion

We live in a world that feeds on drama, anger, and buzzing headlines. We so often are quick to judge and slow to listen. We live in a world desperate for compassion.

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Lying There

Peaceful and regal he lays there--day after day. Once a four letterman athlete at Stanford, my 6’5” father-in-law held the physical fitness record for the Army and adorned the cover of Saturday Evening Post. He was an Adonis-god of a man.

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No More Negative Self-Talk

We, especially women, can so easily go down the ugly trail that is negative self-talk.

It’s easy to start criticizing ourselves over our looks, our jobs, our feelings. The ego has a way of taking over and sending us into a downward spiral.

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Powered by Passion

I’ve been asked to speak at the Outessa Summit--a women’s event sponsored by REI. The best outdoor retreat imaginable!

The topic for the opening event is: “How to Be Powered by Passion in all Aspects of Life.”

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World Class Listening

Being heard is one of the most healing things for our soul.

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Our Disneyland Experience

For the last year, I’ve been really looking forward to celebrating both of my grandsons’ birthdays in Disneyland. I think of Disneyland like I think about Las Vegas: I can take them both in small doses.

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Practicing Kindness

I love these words from Richard:

“You can be right or you can be kind. If you choose kindness, you’re right every time.”

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Love Others the Way You Wish to Be LOVED

It’s often the people closest to us that are the most difficult to love unconditionally. It could be a sibling that triggers you constantly, a child who is disrespectful, a wavering, taciturn teen, or a boss who is critical. There are any number of people we may be constantly annoyed by, but instead we are called to love.

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Be Gossip Free

At this point in my life, I don’t have any time for nor do I care to engage in any gossip.

I remember the days of junior high, however, when I’d come home crying because I was hearing things (not so nice rumors) that weren’t even true about me.

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On the Move and Unplugged

It’s so important to know our productive times of the year, but it’s equally important to take time to unplug.

This even includes all the ways we’re plugged into technology—even Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat.

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There Ain’t No Satisfaction

I was married to an overachiever. In fact, I can often describe myself as one as well.

The work ethic of an overachiever is full of passion, but what happens when the spinning wheel of never feeling like you’re doing enough won’t stop?

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