Art, Writing & Big Magic, inner-work

Follow the Joy

Where it takes me is likely beyond what my small mind could ever have dreamed. When I look back at 2016 to 2017 that is most certainly true.  The ego had plans and the universe laughed.

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inner-work, motherhood, truth

Shonda Rhimes can keep her Year of YES. 2017 was my year of NO!

Such joy and freedom in saying NO. For calling bullshit on the inner dialog that said "this is how it is, I work full-time and have a child and blah blah blah here are all my excuses for why I should be permanently frazzled and fatigued." Facing the truth--that my time is precious indeed, so how can I use it to fuel joy?--was LIBERATING and EMPOWERING.

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Starting the New Year(ish) with a Gratitude Practice

Anyone want to join me in starting a gratitude practice for 2016? (And yes I know it is January 4th. It is ok! I give us permission to start on whatever damn day we feel like. Isn't it fun pissing off the inner perfectionist?) Last year I started a daily(ish) walking meditation practice and I… Continue reading Starting the New Year(ish) with a Gratitude Practice