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Maybe this quote resonates with you on a deeper level today, or maybe it just kinda feels like the week you’ve had. Whether you’re going through an epic transformation, and could use a reminder that yes, it is going to be more than ok, or if you’re just ready for this week’s grand finale, take a moment to be right where you are. The only constant is change, and if you become too attached to where you are (yes, we can even attach to the negative if we’re used to it), or focused on where you’re going, you’re missing the only real thing you’ve got. Pretty or not – that question may be a matter of perspective, and presence.

Have a beautiful weekend. :)


“No-Fail” Friday: Screen time

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Earlier this week, I shared my personal belief (and experience) that the effects of a regular mindfulness practice will probably show up in your everyday life before you ever reach a point where any of it feels “easy.” You may find that you’re less quickly irritated, that your fuse under frustration takes a little longer to pop, or maybe you catch yourself just a little sooner when your mind sets sail for somewhere else while your face is having a conversation right in front of you. You’re teaching yourself how to tolerate discomfort, and how to be real with yourself about how you respond to it, too. You learn what happens when you don’t let distraction take over. You learn to be with what is – with what you actually are.

So, while I always hope that our “no-fail” weekend mindfulness challenges are interesting for you, I also hope this weekend’s version makes you a little uncomfortable.  It’s good for you, I promise, and while it won’t last long, the positive side effects of it just may. Read More


“No-Fail” Friday: Go ahead, reclaim it

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Earlier this week, I fessed up a little to the fact that I’m a distraction. Or, part of one anyway. The world of digital content can be the perfect means for creating distraction when there’s something you’re trying to avoid. I totally get that I was kind of shooting myself in the foot with that one, but you know, some content is better than others…by reading this site, you are obviously making the responsible choice to take care of yourself, and in turn make yourself a better resource for others. Clearly. Read More