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Moments that take our breath away

05-12-2009

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. —Anonymous Some things in the last week that fit into that category for me: 1. Watching fireworks from a ferry boat on the San Francisco Bay with a huge full moon overhead — and an e...

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Crabby.

05-07-2009

Yesterday I wrote an email to a colleague and I mentioned to her that I was feeling cranky. Or maybe it was grumpy. Or crabby. One of those words that sounds like it could be one of the Seven Dwarfs — the one deliberately kicking Happy in front of him as they march and sing in time. When...

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Take Ten!

05-04-2009

One of the most helpful life tools I ever learned came from an inspirational coach and teacher named Rich German. Rich is all about habitual practices that make people feel good. I began a daily 10/10 practice last September following one of his free teleseminars and the results have been amazi...

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Wake Me Up Before You Go Go

04-30-2009

Yesterday morning I awoke with this anxiousness about getting things done. My head was filled with so many details and worries about checking things off the list. While meditating I saw so clearly how I can slip (headfirst!) into “DO” mode and forget the whole spirit behind Simply...

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How sweet it is…

04-28-2009

Sometimes I look up from my desk and realize that I haven’t laughed in hours. I can get so serious. I’m just so … nose-to-the-grindstone. If you’re in a very intellectual, go-getter mood right now, just mosey on along. But if you wanna crack a smile, visit Cake Wrecks...

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Hope for the world. (And me)

04-24-2009

Yesterday, I was driving my eight-year-old son (Kayne) and his friend home from school. His friend was repeatedly putting himself down. I asked him if he noticed how hard he was being on himself. And then Kayne jumped in and said, “Yeah, you know that’s just monkey mind saying all t...

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What I learned from Susan Boyle

04-22-2009

More than 37 million people have watched the YouTube video of Susan Boyle. Here’s what she taught me today: 1. You’re never too old to follow your passion. 2. Every moment is completely new. 3. I should never presume that I know who someone is or what they are like. 4. One of the gr...

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Elixir.

04-21-2009

I’ve been trying to think of a way to open this blog. To tell you what Cherry Blossom Soup means and how it is related to Simply Celebrate. I keep sitting down to write to you, but every time I just get bogged down in too many words; I get paralyzed by my desire to say the perfect thing. ...

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On being very patient.

04-11-2009

I made a vow to myself that I wasn’t going to post blog entries because I should. You know how that voice creeps in and says, “You haven’t posted anything in a long time. You SHOULD write something. Now.” (Fill in the blank for whatever your own SHOULD is.) I don’t...

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