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When you don’t quit

I’ve been up since 4 AM researching a new project I’ll be launching in January. I am feeling so, so excited.  Since I’ve started putting myself out there on this blog, my brain is opening up to [...]

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Why I blog

This blog is fun for me to write, but it wasn’t always fun. I spent at least 6+ months thinking about it and not doing it because I believed that the only reason a life coach would blog would be [...]

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Allowing Pleasure

I can’t stop thinking about my TV post from yesterday.  My question on repeat is this: If an activity is essentially designed to provide intense pleasure in the form of a dopamine hit, why am I [...]

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TV Shame

One of the main activities my husband and I do every night is watch TV. If I had to guess, I’d say we watch 3-4 hours per day.  It would be an understatement to say that I have a lot of [...]

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Mood Dates

The atmosphere at the DMV was impatient, bored. The vibe in the yoga class was calm, serene. The ambience at the brand new restaurant was exciting, anticipatory.  My clients say they don’t know [...]

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Unpublishing

I unpublished yesterday’s post as an act of self-care. Maybe someday I’ll publish it again, maybe not.  I was re-listening to one of my favorite podcast episodes (Magic Lessons – season 1, [...]

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I could stay here

Yesterday my brain offered me a surprising thought: You could stay here.  As a full-time RVer, staying means giving up the easy dopamine hit of always arriving someplace new.  It means letting go [...]

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Writing as an act of love

When I go to the scary places, the places I resist the most, the very first thing my body does is to close off my throat so that I cannot speak. It thinks that by keeping the safety engaged on [...]

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One Job

Yesterday while walking down these beautiful paths lined with old growth pine trees at Fort Worden State Park, an animal stepped out from the grass in front of me — maybe two school bus [...]

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Safe Spaces

Back when I organized software conferences, one of the questions we would ask ourselves regularly was how we could create safe spaces for everyone at our events, not just bro-dudes in hoodies.  [...]

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