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The Rarely-Talked-About Danger of the “Super Woman” Syndrome (Audio Class)

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The Rarely-Talked-About Danger of the "Super Woman" Syndrome (Audio Class) It's a scenario that I hate to admit to, but it happens far too often. I'm having a chaotic week.  I have too much on my plate as it is, and my mind is full of thoughts about how I'm going to get everything done [...]

The Hidden Cause of Fatigue and Frazzled Thinking

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The Hidden Cause of Fatigue and Frazzled Thinking Last year for Mother's Day my son brought home an "interview" about me.  His teacher asked him a list of questions and transcribed his responses, exactly. When my son was asked, "What does your mother do?"  He responded, "My mom can do only one thing at a [...]

3 Strategies for Clarity and Focus

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3 Strategies for Clarity and Focus I know the whole left-/right-brain theory got very popular a while ago.  Most of us found ourselves self-analyzing and firmly setting ourselves in one category or the other. But the truth is we are whole-brained humans. And the fastest way to increase intelligence, problem-solving capacities, focus, and creativity is [...]

Are You a Thermometer or a Thermostat?

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Are You a Thermometer or a Thermostat? No way around it.  This mothering stuff is not for the faint of heart.  And there is no insulating yourself from being knocked off-center sometimes.  I had one of those days, last week. Part of my re-centering was having a good long (ugly) cry with a dear soul-sister [...]

How to awaken your energy and bolster your immunity

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A while back I had the great privilege to be part of the bodyheart campaign created by Amber Krzys.  I'm a huge fan of her movement and message- to help women break free from their body-hate prisons, and help them into a place of care, kindness, compassion and love for who they are and the [...]

You’re supposed to be tired and cranky…

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You're supposed to be tired and cranky... I'm going to get a little "personal," for a minute. The other day, I got my period.  It was a day I had some babysitting hours that I could dedicate toward getting work done. I woke up tired and irritable, feeling a real depletion of energy. My previous [...]

3 Certain and Specific Ways Love In Action Heals Us from the Inside Out

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3 Certain and Specific Ways Love In Action Heals Us from the Inside Out I've been thinking about love lately, and I want to talk about the transformative power of love in our lives...specifically how it impacts our actual brains and rewires us for longevity, health, and vibrancy. Love is much less a feeling (though [...]

3 Core Connections to a Whole and Healthy Life

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3 Core Connections to a Whole and Healthy Life One of the things that became clear through the M.A.P.P. interviews, was 3 core connections necessary in order to live a fully expressed, whole, and healthy life. The ways in which we nourish these connections may look differently for each of us, but they are critical to [...]

Four Rituals to Focus Fast

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Four Rituals to Focus Fast I get asked a lot how I manage both growing a business and running a family. There is no simple answer because the how changes all the time, honestly. What works for some seasons, doesn't work other seasons. It's like watering a garden -- you can't hold the hose on [...]

The Myth of the Easy Tweak

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The Myth of the Easy Tweak We hear it all the time...blasted from commercials and plastered on magazine covers. The promise of easy results.  A simple "tweak" to my diet that effortlessly brought in major weight loss.   A little-heard-of vitamin that immediately corrected my raging moods.  A secret superfood that cleared out my cellulite. The [...]