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“Just stop thinking, worrying, looking over your shoulder wondering, doubting, fearing, hurting… grinding, grinding, grinding away at yourself. Stop it and just DO!”

December 16, 2016

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In 1960, artists Sol LeWitt and Eva Hesse met and became close friends. Five years later, Eva was struggling with creative block and self doubt, so turned to Sol with her quandary. I found his letter of response so inspirational and motivating, I have to post it here. This, I believe, not only applies to an artist with a block, but anyone who is struggling with the gamut of other obstacles life hurls our way.

10 Things That Were Wrong With My First Cars and How Looking Back, It Wasn’t So Bad

January 6, 2015

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When I was a teenager with a shiny new license to drive, I didn’t have the best of luck with the automobiles I got stuck with. No pick-up, noisy, smelly, tricky, hazardous, leaky, inoperative cars. But it's cool...

What is Love? (Baby Don’t Hurt Me. Don’t Hurt Me. No More.)

September 21, 2014

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I am taking an online Human Sexuality class (which a friend has chosen to believe is really just me surfing the interwebs for porn. You know who you are. This one’s for you. *smirk*). This is my response to a discussion question posed by my teacher.

“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” ~ C.G. Jung

August 8, 2012

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A few months ago, on a Tuesday morning, a man went out alone on a routine run into the New Mexico wilderness.  When he didn’t come back, his friends grew worried.  Rescue teams were sent out in search of him and he was found Saturday night, leaning against some rocks next to a creek, his […]

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April 17, 2012

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I ran across this today and found it inspiring.  So, of course, I had to share:

“If you do not like the world you see, try changing the prescription of your glasses.” ~Swami Muktananda

April 17, 2012

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What do you think of when you hear the word "power"? ... There are three types of power; positional, situational and personal; but I'm going to focus on personal power here... Personal power is the full expression of who you are everyday, everywhere and the sense of fulfillment that comes from living a life based on authenticity, conscious choice and accountability. It is power that you have complete control over. It's what you think about you and it can be developed and enhanced, which presents an opportunity for continuous improvement.....

Who Knows What is Good and What is Bad?

April 16, 2012

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The other day, I heard a thought-provoking story. I would like to share it with you, because who knows just how much it may help someone in changing their perspective on life or even a particular situation. It's an old Taoist parable. Give it a read and let it marinate....