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Minor changes, major delight

I’ve been looking for ways to approach personal growth– actually, the whole of my life–with more ease, lightness of being, and self-compassion in the upcoming year. Though I’ll readily state that I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions, the spirit of the season has nonetheless made an impression: Within the last 36 hours, I’ve taken a […]

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The tyranny of time

Everything changed the day she realized there was exactly enough time for the important things in her life. -Brian Andreas Nearly 15 years ago, I was at my friend Colleen’s apartment in Linden Hills. We had decided to spend the afternoon creating life maps together. The activity was all the rage in Oprah’s circles at […]

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The view from here

Dear you and you and you and you and you…and yes, you: For some time I’ve been trying to find a way to communicate what I see and feel and think of you. I’m still not confident that I can articulate something so powerful yet ethereal this way. But I’m going to chance putting an […]

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Imaginary outfit

The very first vision board I ever created surprised me with an aspect of myself I had never recognized: Apparently I have a penchant for fashion. While putting my board together I had unconsciously cut out images of Gwyneth Paltrow in two very different–but equally smokin’–outfits. I had glued one on top of the other […]

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