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{Replay + Invite} What if you had 24 Hours to Live?

10-22-2018

Thank you to everyone who attended our Virtual Book Launch Party Wednesday evening for Alex Franzen's new novel, "So This is the End: A Love Story." It was fun to see some familiar faces and also to meet some of you for the first time! Alex read a beautiful excerpt from her book and t...

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Small things are no small thing

10-07-2018

Sometimes my mentor, Brendon Burchard, asks us to consider what we would shout from the rooftop if we had a chance. What would we want to say to millions of people, given an opportunity? This morning, I woke up thinking about it. I knew I wanted to write to you. But what did I want to say? W...

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Practicing what I preach.

10-04-2018

I’m practicing what I preach. Big time. What I’m practicing is something you’ve heard me say a million times: “seek and create pinpricks of light.” I wrote the note to you (below) a week ago, but I realized today that I forgot to hit “go” on posting it. (Sigh) I fel...

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Celebrate a talented friend!

08-25-2018

My friend, Tom, is a playwright who lives in Los Angeles. I met Tom back in 1985 when I was an intern at the Los Angeles Children’s Museum and he was the theater teacher there. We’ve remained friends all these years and I’ve been lucky enough to have attended a number of his shows. ...

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Re-appreciation

08-21-2018

I wanted to share my latest guest post on the Kind Over Matter website. This article is one I think you’ll love! It is all about re-appreciation, a really fun practice that will make you feel happy inside. And will make others say “wow” about you!! Here’s that link! Enjoy!! ...

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Your glass is already broken.

07-18-2018

On a recent call, my spiritual teacher, Cheri Huber, mentioned a wonderful quote about impermanence: "Your favorite tea cup is already broken." We know that everything changes. That we change. That all life is always in a state of flux. Yet, doesn't it seem to be that one of the things t...

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Live from High Tea with Marjorie

07-09-2018

This newsletter is dedicated to one of our wonderful community members, Marjorie Akin, who contacted me a few months ago and said, "Hey, I've been following your work for a long time and I'm coming to San Francisco; could I treat you to tea as a thank you for all you do?" As you might imagin...

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Add oomph for out-of-towners

07-04-2018

Want to add some awesome oomph to your friend or family's visit to your hometown?  If they're staying at a local hotel, call a few days ahead of time and ask the front desk if you could drop off some sweet treats and/or flowers and if they'd deliver them to the room your friends are staying...

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Create Joy with a Self Care Date!

06-23-2018

Need a little TLC for yourself? Grab some paper and a pen and listen to this 30-minute audio conversation I had with Lauri Mackay, proprietor of Lauri's Lemonade Stand. Lauri has just launched her book, "Positivity Happens: Creating Happiness and Finding Hope Through the Art of Holiatry." ...

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This last minute Dad’s Day gift idea might make you cry!

06-15-2018

My friend Tamara has three awesome daughters. I've never met them in person, but I've loved them from afar whenever I hear stories about them from Tamara. These three wonderful teens —Cassidy, McKenna + Cori — got wind of my Love List idea last year and they decided to make a video for t...

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