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You: Stable and Strong

January 17, 2018

You: Stable and Strong

“They are tossed to drunken heights, only to be brought down into a
sludge of headachy despair; their arrogance gives way to humiliation
at the next curve of the switchback.” —Patrick White

 

It is easy to lose sight of yourself as the most powerful person in your life. Reinforced by the masses and the media, it’s common to forget your power to influence your life…

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8 Keys to Excellent Self-Care During the Holidays (and all year)

December 18, 2017

Holiday-Stress

 

I know what happens when I neglect self-care and I know how easy it is to slip up during the holidays. I’ve done it many times and witnessed others do it countless times, too.

So today I’m opening my private journal to share the 8 keys I flawlessly follow return to—to take extraordinary care of me. Make them yours.

1. Morning Moments

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Left my outgrown life and started a new one. Here’s what happened.

December 3, 2017

 

TRADING SHOULDS FOR WANTS 

This is my THIRD return from an inner retreat in three years. First, it was mom’s illness. Then, her passing. Then, I jumped fully into the fire of remaking my life.

I grieved, took a break from my work, fell out of love, sold my home, fell in love, and set out on a traveling adventure with my new man (not in that order and with a…

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Happy – My 3 Favorite Scientifically Proven Happiness Activities

March 23, 2017

 

HAPPINESS ACTIVITIES

In my last post, I shared insights from Sonja Lyubomirsky’s research-based book “The How of Happiness” (links below). If you missed my post, click here and learn what you can and can’t change about your happiness and how to do it.

Part One of Sonja’s book delves into the whys of happiness. It refers to studies and the state of current happiness research.

Part…

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Happy – 5 Things You Need to Know

March 13, 2017

Cynthia gets happy

READY TO GET HAPPY?

I had the tremendous good fortune to stumble across the work of Sonja Lyubomirsky, the genius extraordinaire, who did us all a huge favor when she took up the study of what it takes to be happy. 

Sonja has written two outstanding, research-based, books (links below) on the whys and hows of becoming and staying happy. Her insights and conclusions blew my mind, and they’ve changed my life….

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Live Readings of Resurrecting Venus

February 20, 2017

Can you believe it’s been 5 years since my book, “Resurrecting Venus, A Woman’s Guide to Love, Work, Motherhood & Soothing the Sacred Ache” was published?

To celebrate and give back, I’m going to read the book on Facebook Live (with playback available), cover to cover, and share where my views have evolved in a free Facebook Group. 

I’ve recently started video-reading using Facebook Live in another group and it’s so…

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Dreaming BIG in 2016

December 30, 2015

 

I love this moment. Suspended between the old and the new, the energy of the coming new year urges us forward while the last wisps of all things released fall away. 

This is the fertile ground—a place to plant the seeds of your deepest desires. Take as much time as you need to clearly design the person and life you intend to experience in 2016.

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10 Tips for Taking Care of Yourself During the Holidays (and always)

December 23, 2015

Holiday-Stress

 

I know what happens when I neglect self-care and I know how easy it is to slip up during the holidays. I’ve done it many times and witnessed others do it countless times, too.

So today I’m opening my private journal to share the 10 tips I flawlessly follow return to—to take extraordinary care of me. Make them yours.

1. Morning Moments

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