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Why you should always get your hopes up

“You know what I am? I’m a dust magnet!” –Pig-Pen A friend of mine raises money for the Citizens Climate Lobby, a non-profit working to address climate change. I, too, am addressing climate change, but not the big, global kind. The climate change I’m most interested in is the climate within my own energetic field. […]

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It’s T.G.I.M. and I’ll blog if I want to

“Joy is in everything and anything we might experience. We just have to have the courage to turn against our habitual lifestyle and engage in unconventional living.’—Jon Krakauer Okay, so I saw this picture. And it reminded me of me. Or at least the me that sometimes pouts, the me that sometimes forgets to look […]

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Why I’m the luckiest person on the planet, Part 3

“Spiritual practice is just training our minds towards reverence, like moving a potted plant to a sunny spot by the window.”—Lana Maree on Facebook Okay, so I guess this topic (being the luckiest person on the planet) is now an official series. And one of the gazillion reasons it’s true is because I have the […]

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“Dance like no one is watching. Love like you’ve never been hurt.”–Mark Twain

“Revolution might sound dramatic, but in this world, choosing authenticity and worthiness is an absolute act of resistance.”—Brene Brown Just finished Brene Brown’s book, The Gifts of Imperfection. It’s a short, inspiring book, a perfect read for the day I took my daughter back to college. She (my daughter, not Brene) has been home most […]

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Lessons on love, joy and the power of dreaming from the world’s oldest CEO

“Behold infinity every day and all that you see shall be given you.”—Glenda Green I’m writing a story this week about Denver’s Rockmount Ranch Wear. It’s a six-decade business that was started by “Papa” Jack Weil who joyously ran the company until he was 107. He showed up every day, sat at his little wooden […]

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Be crazy with love. Love when it makes no sense.

“We all long for love. Everything else is just killing time.” –Kenny Loggins Most people hear the word “love” and immediately think of long white dresses, tuxes and diamond rings. Our tendency to associate love with romance is a gaping blind spot. Not only are there millions of people to love (forget your quest to […]

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Choosing to be happy and have fun is a revolutionary act

“One thing I’ve learned. Never set limits on yourself, not in the race, not in life. You may not win every battle, you may not win every race, but there is glory to be found in any worthwhile human endeavor.” –Hobart Brown Hobart Brown, a metal sculpture artist, was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize […]

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