self care

Sources of Support

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What kind of support do you need this week? I don’t know anyone who has not felt their share of frustration, anger, sadness, or anxiety over the past 6 months.…

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Transforming Fear Into Courage

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In Leigh Bardugo’s marvelous novel, Six of Crows, the protagonist Inej reminds herself, “When there is fear, something is about to happen.” In this way, she trains herself to pay…

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3 Ways to Stay Sane

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Not for nothing do long-time activists emphasize rest as an integral part of their work. As pandemic restrictions extend into summer and the Movement for Black Lives encounters continued aggression…

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Calm Your System for Stronger Immunity

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Right now we’re in the midst of a veritable frenzy of action in order to protect ourselves and others from contagion. While all of this is obviously necessary, I’m also…

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Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

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Stepping out of your “comfort zone” is an overused catch phrase in coaching, business, and creative work. What does it really mean? And why do we need to be uncomfortable?…

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Staying Centered

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I love the idea of centering, which is both a physical experience and a spiritual one at the same time. The circle comes to mind immediately, as in my recent…

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Being Brave

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On the dance floor, followers frequently accept invitations from strangers, and willingly make themselves physically vulnerable in the arms of their leader. The acceptance of a dance is also acceptance…

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Making Stress A Catalyst For Change

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Change can be scary, I know, but when you’re looking forward in your life and thinking, “This can’t go on,” or “I don’t want to live like this anymore,” change…

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GREAT READS

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Below is a small collection of books that I frequently recommend to friends and clients. These titles have inspired by thinking, my creativity, and my professional work, and they cover…

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Self-Care First

Self-Care First

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Self-care often seems counter-intuitive when there is so much “other stuff” to be done, and when the need for that other stuff seems so urgent. But no real change can…

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