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Welcoming Change

Do you welcome change, or would you prefer things stay just as they are? Imagine a major barrier blocks you in your life. Let’s call it a wall. You know you don’t want... 



Quest for Renewed Vision

Having had Diabetes since I was a teenager, my pregnancy was considered to be "high risk.” The pregnancy affected my sight to the degree that I was legally blind. At that time,... 



What’s In It For Me?

The phone rings again for about the tenth time in as many minutes.” Hello Crisis Line”, – dead silence. "Hello, Crisis Line”. I hear a very faint sobbing sound. "You’ve... 



A Fresh Look at Your Living Space

Do the rooms in your house support the way you live? Do they speak about who you are as people? I’m not talking about perfection or impressing your friends with an expensive... 



Life Transition

It was with a "thud” that I received word I had lost an important government contract. Well over half of my income would now be gone. I felt emotionally drained. I really did... 



Plug into a Garden Connection

As I see my summer plants finishing in the garden beds, I notice how well the fall crop of peas and beans is doing among the herbs and garlic companion plants. The salads and dishes... 



Stress

A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university professor. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life. Offering... 



Gentle Discomfort

I was in my second yoga class after seven years of no classes. My body was stiff, resistant and reluctant to the poses. Years of working a desk job and years of shouldering the stresses... 



Uberwoman’s Addiction

Ahhh, transition…. how wonderful to embrace the afterglow of change with that post-apocalyptic mountaintop stance, fists on hips and eyes ablaze! Standing astride the raggedy,... 



Conference Ignites Story Telling

Stories are all around us. They have the power to heal us, bring us together in our common humanity, and change the world. That’s one of the truths I came away with from Denver,... 



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