December 2014

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“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ~Soren Kierkegaard We all have our “stuff.” The challenging (but also beneficial!) step is coming up against something or someone who creates a space for you to begin to deal with the baggage. Allowing yourself to look at wounds from your childhood, relationships, […]

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Mise En Place

Mise en place (French pronunciation: [mi zɑ̃ ˈplas]) is a French phrase that means “putting in place”, as in set up. It is used in professional kitchens to refer to organizing and arranging the ingredients… ~Wikipedia I recently heard this term from a friend and love it! Of course it makes complete sense when applying

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Look Up!

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.” ~Alexander Graham Bell How often we keep our heads down and closed off to the wonderful opportunities surrounding us. How often we spend our

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Stop Trying

There are times when resistance comes at us full throttle in forms of frustration, annoyances, or unhappiness. When we come up against these blocks in our lives, sometimes the cause might be our tendency to try so hard. Sometimes, in order to move towards our higher selves, it’s time to simply stop. Just for today,

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Be Curious

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” ~Albert Einstein “Don’t judge” is a common phrase in our society. When you think about it, it’s pretty simple and makes complete sense. We really don’t have the tools to judge others as its impossible for us to know the experiences they have witnessed, the

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