Champagne problems

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In theory, this is the time of year when we all get to kick back. Various traditions around the world celebrate holidays, we welcome the start of a new calendar year, offices slow down or close for a little while, and we’re supposed to quietly retreat into quality time with family and friends.

Does that sound like an accurate depiction of your life right now?

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Life moves pretty fast…

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In the words of the world’s most famous 80’s teenager, “…if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you might miss something.” He was right, of course. Busy lives with booked calendars, long to-do lists and vision boards for days keep you moving and grooving. Before you know it, the leaves are on the ground and it’s November. Which means, you missed something.

It’s a big one, y’all. You’ll be surprised.

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Up and up

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Not long ago, I found myself outside early one morning just as the sun was coming up. I had made a special effort that morning to catch a super early yoga class in my neighborhood. It’s one of those things that is so hard to motivate to do, and then once you have, you realize it was so worth it. As I left the studio and walked the few blocks home, the sky above me shifted moment by moment from purple to pink to orange and yellow. It was breathtaking, and I couldn’t stop looking up — something it had been so long since I’d truly done.

When you bump into someone you haven’t seen in a while, and they ask you how you’re doing, what’s your typical response?  Read More