Pink Flower

Wabi Sabi Revisited

Wabi Sabi is a Japanese concept with many translations. One that resonates for me is – the beauty of age and wear, simplicity, and acceptance of imperfection. We live in a society that reveres the new, sleek, slim, fast, perfect … And yet, perfection is not all it’s cracked up to be. It puts so much pressure on […]

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Frog Crossing Sign

Would You Like a Good Laugh?

I laugh every time I see this photo! Who knew that frogs crossing the road was a problem???!!! When was the last time you flat-out laughed at the ridiculous, the absurd, or the quirky? We often get so enmeshed in our day-to-day lives that we forget to laugh. What causes you to laugh so hard […]

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Embrace the Mocha

What happens when you shift from feeling frustrated to embracing “what is” and getting to a place of choice? I’m at O’Hare for the second time this week, for the same flight. The first one was canceled after I got here for a 7:00 a.m. flight, so you do the math about when I got […]

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Tetons Ducklings Reflections

Perspective, Perfection, and Action

People often fall into one of two categories regarding taking action. One group has the perspective of “decide and do” and then adjust along the way. The other group has the perspective of seeing a goal as daunting. They can’t see how to achieve this looming goal perfectly, so they don’t even start. The kicker […]

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What is Your Why?

Here we are 3 months into the new year and I’m willing to bet that many of you have fallen off the resolution, goals, intention bandwagon. One reason people struggle with goals is because they created goals they thought they should achieve! A different more powerful way to set your goals is to determine your […]

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Sandwiches with peanut butter, jam and fresh fruits on white wooden background from top view

PB&J and Judgments

  When I give workshops about judgments I put people into small groups and have them describe how they make and eat a PB&J. I love moving among the groups to hear their reactions. You would be surprised how attached people are to the “right” way to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. I often […]

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