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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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Father’s Day Love List Video

06-14-2018

Thank you to Cassidy, McKenna + Cori for giving me permission to post this creative and loving Father's Day gift video they made in 2017 for their Dad. Hopefully it might inspire you to give a Love List Video Gift for someone in your life! For those of you who may want to try a Love List...

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{Gift idea!} Next time you go away, leave this behind!

06-02-2018

I want to tell you about an amazing couple and a creative gift idea they shared with me recently! Maggie and Lacy live in a beach town in Oregon and have been together for five years. For as long as I’ve known them, I have never heard either one say one word that is negative or mean-spirit...

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What you did for my mom!

05-25-2018

Remember a couple weeks ago when I put out a request for folks to send birthday cards to my mom for her 80th? Every day since then her box has been full of cards! She has been overwhelmed — in the most positive of ways!— by all your love and kindness. My mom has been leaving me message...

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Will you help me celebrate my mom’s 80th birthday?

05-06-2018

My wonderful mother, Becky, turned 80 last week Friday, April 27th. I've been asking everyone I know if they'd be willing to send a card to my mom for her birthday. I wanted her to receive cards, before, during, and after the actual day so her birthday celebration goes on and on! I'm hopi...

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Who needs your gift of intention today?

04-14-2018

Remember in last week's newsletter I told you that I had woken up with a line from Mary Oliver’s poem in my head: “What is it that you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” I also told you that I was headed to Josephine’s Cabin for an overnight retreat. As always, havi...

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Ask yourself this one question

04-12-2018

(Reprinted from a Simply Celebrate newsletter, April 5, 2018)  I'm packing up right now to take myself on my quarterly overnight vision retreat. This is a gift I give myself to get perspective on my life. No internet. No phone service. Lots of meditation, reflection, and contemplation. (...

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Poetry and Conversation with Maya Stein

03-20-2018

  Last week my dear friend and amazing poet, Maya Rachel Stein, joined me on a live call to share some poetry and talk about how the ideas in the poems could be used as teaching moments in our daily lives. I often use Maya's poetry with my coaching clients because her work is beautiful...

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Fabienne’s Legacy

02-28-2018

This morning I received an email with the subject line, “Sudden Death of Fabienne Haldimann.” It was startling to see that line. And my heart jumped a little. Some people might say I didn’t know Fabienne. She isn’t a personal friend, family member, or colleague. I didn’t go to scho...

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