Confessions of a Recovering Stress Junkie

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In the week that I was preparing my first newsletter in 2009, I was inspired by my mastermind group, hearing in the voices of some of my group members the same anxious and stressed tone that had become such a familiar pattern for me… I am a recovering stress and adrenaline junkie. Here’s what I […]

The 5 C’s of Consciously Creating Change

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For many years, my personal journey had been full of stops and starts and lots of travelling in circles. Today, I know that fear and chronic “busy-ness” paralyzed me,preventing me from making positive changes in my life. I was very good at looking like I was taking action but I was only scratching the surface, […]

How to Tune in to Your Intuition

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Baby Step #5:   Tune In to Your Intuition  “When you really listen to yourself, you can heal yourself.”- Ceanne Derohan  I believe that each of us has a voice, a quiet inner wisdom that speaks to us regularly. This voice is our inner guidance – the barometer that keeps us aligned with our authentic self. […]

Treasures Found in My Journal

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Yesterday, I discovered a journal given to me at a conference I attended last year. Today I opened it, and began to read my notes. To my surprise, I found the notes of enlightening conversations with my Inner Mentor, and a poem I’d forgotten I’d even written. Sometimes, I find treasures in my old journals. Today […]

How to Change Your Life in 3 Minutes a Day

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I can’t even remember how many years ago I picked up my first copy of “You Can Heal Your Life” by Louise Hay. For many women like me, that book was an introduction to the possibility that we can begin to change our lives by simply changing how we think and what we say to ourselves. Considered […]

How to Hit the Reset Button on Your Word-of-the-Year

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If you’ve read my blog for a while, you know I am a big fan of Christine Kane’s Word of the Year Discovery Tool. I’ve been using it personally for years and I strongly recommend this intentional practice for all Wise Well Women. If you haven’t tried it yet, don’t worry… it’s not too late. […]

7 Simple Ways to Clear the Path for More Peace in Your Life

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“The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” – Baba Ram Dass   I have learned that to grow, I must clear space for my inner wisdom to flourish. In my physical world I must clear the clutter, and in my mind, I must quiet what I call the noise in my head. This practice, […]

Phenomenal Woman Tribute

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  There are just a few women in the world who I believe represent in entirety the essence of the Wise Well Woman persona in human form. Maya Angelou is one of these women. To honor and pay tribute to this amazing woman, I reprint her poem, Phenomenal Woman, here. I hope that all the women […]

Refreshing Spring – Joy-filled Revival and Renewal

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There’s an energy about Springtime that’s contagious… bright, cheery and fresh. All things Spring make me smile! Grounded, I allow myself to feel part of this glorious cycle of renewal. This year, I claimed the word “refresh” for my word of the year. (For more on how to claim your word of the year, click here.) […]

5 Quick Tips for Getting into the Groove

Stop for a moment and observe… Notice movement, action, stillness and pulse. You will soon discover there is an ebb and flow — a groove — to everything in a cyclical pattern that is not random. The sun rises and falls, as does the moon. The tides shift in and out. Birds migrate as the […]