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For years we’ve been talking about the inner child, how to heal her, how to nurture her, how to deal with her tantrums and her tender heart. I had a therapist tell me once that we are all four-year-olds emotionally. We have that part of us, at any rate. My sisters and I used to [...]

Relax into the not-knowing. What does that even mean? Today was my beautiful mother’s birthday. We had a lovely family brunch to celebrate her life thus far, complete with a touching collage/card from my youngest sister for the ___st anniversary of my mother’s entry into the world. It was a day of celebration. Flowers. Cards. [...]

Many of us are trained from an early age to work hard for future rewards. Life is hard and then you die. But if you behaved, and if you worked hard enough, and if you fell in love with only the right people (not the wrong people), then you’ll go to heaven and everything will [...]

During the course of a conversation this last week I realize that something an Oxford professor said to me years ago applies not only to academic writing, but also to business. Synthesis is an act of creation. Abby Kerr has been writing recently about unintentional mimicry. Several posts have been devoted to the topic. The [...]

On Thursday I had lunch with the rootielicious diva, the one and only Heidi Rootvik. She told me about a class she had just taken the night before where some profound lessons were learned, including the role of longing in our lives. So many people have a negative association with the word longing, believing it [...]

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change. – Buddha I have learned a few things this week about gratitude. Not only is gratitude important for staying positive in a world that can sometimes throw negativity in our faces all day long (information overload, anyone?), it is [...]

Today is just a quick video to tell you about a pretty cool company that I have a mad crush on. Please take a look and check them out. You can find their site at for more information and to check out their shop. Also, I highly recommend following them on Twitter: @tinydevotions — [...]

This week I sat down and read — in one sitting, which is so rare! — Do the Work by Steven Pressfield, an awesome piece of writing that you should definitely check out asap! Marie Forleo calls it “The #1 Book On The Planet for Entrepreneurs and Creators” and if you read it you’ll see [...]

It’s time to drop the mask, the obsession with maintaining an image. People won’t appreciate you more for trying so hard to be something you’re not. It’s time to let it all hang out. Let your freak flag fly — or whatever kind of flag it happens to be. So often we grow up to [...]

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