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Self-Acceptance Doesn’t Mean Settling

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Each and every day, I am inspired by the raw honesty and vulnerability of the people I work with. Clients, colleagues, and friends fuel my mind and my spirit. They remind me that this human experience is both glorious and hard. I’m constantly amazed by the way I often learn as much from my clients […]

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Want Happiness? Get Clear On Who You Are

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Do you want to know one of the best steps you can make towards not only creating a life that you love, but opening up to happiness? Then, darling, you need to get really clear on who you are, and what makes you tick. The process began for me when I took my first Meyers-Briggs […]

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Confessions of a Clutter Bug

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As I write this little love note to you, the windows are thrown open and the fresh spring air is wafting through the house. The hyacinths are beginning to fade, but most of the daffodils and tulips are hanging in there. I’m grateful I planted a variety of late-spring bloomers mixed in with the early-spring […]

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Be Enchanted With Your Life

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I’m going to tell you a little secret about me, so listen close. Because, though it’s about me personally, I never share anything that wouldn’t help you to create a life you love. I love the rhythm of my everyday life.  From waking up, to packing JB’s lunch, to my first cup of coffee. From […]

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When I Create a Life I Love, Will It Be Perfect?

By Jon Whitcomb

There seems to be this undercurrent of belief that once you create a life you love, each and every day is going to be picture-perfect. Here’s daily life:  You will rise in the morning alert and ready to face the coming day.  You will serenely meditate, get some exercise, and eat a delicious, hand-crafted breakfast. […]

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Create a Life You Love. 1st Step: Awareness

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Once upon a time, I believed that I could fix my life (and my marriage) by getting skinny, making a lot of money and surrounding myself with stuff.  I created unrealistic ideals of how life would be “perfect” if I could just get “there.”   And I believed that by getting “there” I would suddenly change […]

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Ditch Summertime Blues for Summer Love

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Hello, darling.  How is the summer treating you?  If you’re like many folks, summertime brings around thoughts of vacations, ditching routines, and longings for bikini-ready bodies.    Personally, I’ve been awash with sensory memories. The early morning cooing of the doves and the smell of rain on hot concrete remind me of summers with my […]

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Want to Fall in Love? Start with Peace

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Once upon a time, I became convinced that if I had a perfect body, then I would be able to fix my failing marriage. I worked out seven days a week and spent at least two hours a day at the gym.  I worked out with a personal trainer, attended spin classes, and in between […]

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Once Upon A Time

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Once upon a time, I did what good Southern girls are supposed to do: I got married young and created the appearance of the perfect white-picket-fence life. We bought a three-bedroom “starter home,” got a dog and a cat, and began to plan for children.  When the children came, I turned my career upside-down, joined […]

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Hello, Darling. It’s OK.

Hello, Darling.  It's OK.

Hello, darling. I want to tell you something: you’re doing fine. I know.  I know.  You had a “to do” list a mile long this week. No matter how much you get done – or don’t do – this week, it’s ok. Seriously. Repeat after me:  “It’s OK.  It will be OK.” Beating yourself up […]

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