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Escape from the trance

“To save the planet, we don’t need technological breakthroughs or vast amounts of capital. Essentially, we need a radical change in our thinking and behavior.” – Rob Hopkins German mystic Meister Eckhart said, “God is at home. It is we who have gone out for a walk.” Because we are distracted by a long litany […]

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Sit. Feast on your life.

“If we seek beauty, it will spill into our lives.”—Mary Pipher So the title of this post “Sit. Feast on your life” came, not from a self-help book, but from my daughter Taz’s bedroom wall. Being an artist myself, I allowed her to decorate her room however she chose. She drew a three-foot, eerily-accurate octopus […]

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My secret weapon

“Hate, in the long run, is about as nourishing as cyanide.” — Kurt Vonnegut First of all, I’ve got to gush about all the AMAZING visions y’all (yes, I was born in Kentucky) added to our planetary vision board yesterday. Thank you SO MUCH! That’s why I love possibility posses where all of us join […]

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It only takes 15 seconds

“I am here to be electric. I am here to be alive.”—Tama Kieves Nobody can argue that the human brain has remarkable cognitive capacities. It can compose symphonies, build pyramids, land a man on the moon. But it also has a tendency to glom on to problems. Neuroscience has discovered that negative events stick to […]

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You can never say “I love you” too often

“In the end, maybe it’s wiser to surrender before the miraculous scope of human generosity and to just keep saying thank you, forever and sincerely, for as long as we have voices.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert Every time I took off on a flight, I texted Tasman to tell her I loved her. You know, just […]

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How I use gratitude to give all seeming problems the old one-two punch

“There are many words meaning thank you. Some you can only whisper. Some you can only sing.”—Mary Oliver I was just invited to participate in a Gratitude Summit. As I told the organizers, the reason I answered “can’t wait” is because gratitude, as y’all know, is my wingman. I use it like I use duct […]

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Something extraordinarily epic is going to happen to you today

“Celebrate the madness The joy, Of seeing God Everywhere!” — HAFIZ A Course in Miracles is about developing a different operating system, about hooking into a powerful broadband frequency through which blessings can freely flow. Today, according to ACIM Lesson 123, is a day to celebrate how far we’ve come. It’s a day devoted to […]

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Look past appearances

“Man’s concept of his world built on the experience of the five senses is no longer adequate and in many cases no longer valid.”— Shafica Karagulla Right now, the planet you call home is spinning at a rate of roughly 930 miles per hour. It’s orbiting the sun at an astonishing 66,486 miles per hour. […]

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Talking and thinking trash no more

“The bliss, the wisdom, the creativity, the laughter, the friendships, the joy, the serenity and peace that have been, for the most part, seen as an impossible dream will become your most ordinary state of being.”– The Way of Mastery Talking trash in my family was a definite no-no. Just saying the word “butt” was […]

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Ditch the commandments. Join the party

“Every day brings a chance for you to draw in a breath, kick off your shoes, and dance.” ― Oprah Winfrey According to Beto Perez, the creator of Zumba, more than 15 million people in more than 180 countries Zumba every week. Why? Because it’s easy (“I wanted it to be something my mother could […]

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