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For Here, Please | Bring Out Your Dead: A Simple Ritual for You

October 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

I find this a simple and brilliant combo, one we can take a cue from as we turn our awareness to ghosts, saints, or souls in these last days of October and first days of November. Whether we celebrate the Day of the Dead, Samhain, All Saints Day or All Hallows Eve. The combo is this: being mindful of death and being fully alive. And that combo is your FHP activity for this week, should you choose to accept it. [...]

Lovebomb | Be Bold, Be Playful, and DANCE!

December 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

How often do you take the time to allow yourself just to be in the moment and play? Playfulness is an important part of being present, and it helps us to stay in our bodies [...]

Taste Your Life : Bread, Wine, Chocolate

December 16, 2015 // 2 Comments

Maybe I just needed the words close to me. Bread. Wine. Chocolate. Slow. Loss. Food. Love. All words that speak to my heart. Words that I dance and sometimes wrestle with in [...]

Lovebomb | Laundry With Purpose

December 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Practicing mindfulness can benefit everyone, but it’s especially helpful if you tend toward anxiety or depression. Often, when we are engaged in a mundane physical task [...]

Heeding the Signs |The Persistent Optimist

December 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

I vacillate daily between a belief that the universe sends me important signs in everything—that butterfly that just landed on my car when I want good news, and the fork [...]
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