You were made for this

This fabulous essay is by Jungian analyst, writer, curandera (healer), cantadora (story teller),Clarissa Pinkola Estes, who reaffirms and reminds us of our best selves. She speaks of our soul work that is so greatly needed in these tricky times. Dr. Estes is well-known for her run-away bestseller, Women who Run with the Wolves. You Were Made For This By Clarissa Pinkola Estes My friends, do […]

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Overwhelmed? Nine tips for the frenzy

Are you too tired… too stressed …too everything? Are you filipendulous (hanging by a thread)? Do you frequently want to curl into a fetal position from overwhelm? Welcome to 2014, where the pace will be quicker. Y-e-s, quicker, so, hold on, lovies. Here are a few tips to help you through the quickening: 1.  Be […]

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Have I lost my edge?

I have been called nice – a lot – frequently. I know people mean well, but nice can be…er, well…nice. It is so fluffy, so sweet, so damning with faint praise.  There is no bite in nice – and that is precisely the point. Nice is toothless and gummy. It leaves no marks. Nice lacks […]

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year, Lovies! I love you all! May the coming year bless you in many unexpectedly wonderful ways. Each and every one of you is such a gift. Here is a little blessing from me to you for a New Year: A Little Blessing for a New Year May light find its way into […]

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Merry merry

May this season of light fill you with hope. May this season of love fill you with warmth. May this season of joy fill you with possibilities. All good things to you and yours.   Adele with a full heart  

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Solstice blessings

The winter solstice is a day of culmination; it’s a pinnacle point. It’s the shortest day and the longest night of the year. The solstice has been honored throughout the millennia as a time of alignment of energies and honoring of the light. The light speaks of energetic attunement, focus, refinement, discernment, making choices, setting intentions, course […]

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How are we changed by devastating loss?

It is a tender day here in Connecticut. My eyes well with tears at the memory of the senseless shooting of beautiful, bright-eyed first graders, teachers, and staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. Loss is never easy. Loss of a child is especially traumatic. Loss of so many children leaves us speechless […]

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The “Holy Yes” and the “Hell No” method

This world of ours is fast-paced and challenging. Time is elusive; personal energies fluctuate, and a healthy sense of self can get battered in the mix. Needless to say, we want to be happy, feel less stressed, have more satisfying relationships, get in better shape, have more adventures, feel better about ourselves, and not be […]

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