Travel: Making the Connections Feb 01, 2017

One of my favorite things when traveling is connecting with new people. It reminds me that the locale is more than a dot on a map, it’s a place with other humans...

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My theme for January Jan 11, 2017
I wrote last time about how I pick a theme for the year, and this year’s theme is EXPLORATION! I love that word so much that I have to write it in all caps.
 
I think of a theme as...
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What’s your theme? Dec 21, 2016

Inspired by a dear friend, I’ve started picking themes for my year. Like a good playlist for a party, picking a theme sets the tone for the year and makes it easy to connect all...

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Got resistance? Dec 14, 2016

I was at Kripalu this past weekend to take a storytelling course with Matthew Dicks. Matt’s an astonishingly gifted storyteller who’s appeared on many stages. Heard of...

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You ALWAYS have a choice Nov 16, 2016

We can’t control what happens to us, but we get to choose how we respond and how we tell our story.

Chelsea Dinsmore is an amazing role model of not only surviving the unsurvivable, but...

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S-l-o-w-l-y Nov 02, 2016

Before we left for Kilimanjaro, I’d read that we’d hear the phrase pole pole (say pole-ay pole-ay) a lot. It means slowly in Swahili, and it’s what...

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Who are you not? Oct 26, 2016

Carl Jung said You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do. My version: We aren’t what we don’t do, even if we really want to be.

Do you want to be a...

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Who are you? Oct 19, 2016

 

Grab a piece of paper and a pen. Now write down the first thoughts that come to mind when I ask Who are you? Take a couple of minutes and write it all down.

Excellent. Now, read...

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The Hat of Mindfulness (and safari photos) Oct 12, 2016

Believe it or not, one of the keys to getting me up and down Mount Kilimanjaro was a hat. Not just any hat, but THE HAT OF MINDFULNESS.

Before we left, I bought myself a wide-brimmed...

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I’m On Team Journey Sep 28, 2016

In which a destination person learns to appreciate the journey.

Before we left on our Kilimanjaro triumph, I wrote about how the journey is the destination. Truth be told, I believed that...

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