Should I stay or should I go? How to make the big decisions

Should I stay or should I go? How to make the big decisions

That’s me doing SO MUCH YOGA in Hawaii! I’m trying to keep going even now that I’m home; it’s one of the gentle shifts I’m incorporating, a la today’s missive on big decisions (read on!). We all face those moments when we have to...
Is your apology energy sabotaging you?

Is your apology energy sabotaging you?

Have you ever made a perfectly reasonable request— for a raise, or for help with a project— and been met by a ridiculous, blustery, over-the-top negative response? Did it go so badly, in fact, that you felt stupid and wrong for having dared to ask in the first place?...
You are not made for the swamp

You are not made for the swamp

“I’m in this swamp,” she said. “And I keep slogging along, but it just keeps getting stickier and muddier.” Oh, yes, I thought. I know this place. I know it well. You know how sometimes you hit a perfect storm? You’ve been hopeful...
What if your yearnings are embarrassing?

What if your yearnings are embarrassing?

Last week we talked about our yearnings, and I made the fairly scandalous declaration that your YEARNINGS are pointing you toward your own magic. This makes sense, surely, if you long for things like justice, freedom, clean water, and worldwide healing. If you yearn...
Your own magic

Your own magic

This time of year always makes me think about magic. Your own magic. I don’t use that word lightly; I’m talking about the powerful force inside you that you might call “energy,” or “qi,” or “unique gifts,” or “life...
Why your inherited beliefs make you feel guilty

Why your inherited beliefs make you feel guilty

Last week we talked about how hard it is to give ourselves permission to have the things we really need. Sometimes it’s hilarious, the things we deny ourselves. A 10-minute daydream. Enough sleep. A green juice, jeans that fit, or a new phone cord to replace the...
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