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Home Office: A Lunar Intention

I've been reading about the moon phases recently, and it's pretty fascinating. (Stay with me here, I promise not to get too metaphysical...) There's a woman named Ezzie Spencer, PhD, who developed a program called, "Lunar Abundance", the practice of setting an intention at the New Moon, and then tracking that intention across the other seven phases, culminating in the Full Moon. It's an exercise of reflection - both at the onset, to figure out what the heck you want to manifest; and throughout the month, to observe progress. I sat yesterday in meditation to think through what my Lunar Abundance intention might be. I was a scattered mess. My list included: More community Successful writin

Springtime Mantra Blocks

My mind has been so full of so much planning, I'm nauseous from all the reeling and spinning to get things done - for the summer, for the kids, the house, bills, the dog, vacation logistics. Blah, blah, freakin'-blah. And believe me, I am painfully aware of how "first world" all of these issues are, but that doesn't discount or minimize the brain space they all take up. It's depleting and disorienting and it's driving me a little mad, to be perfectly honest. And on top of all of that, I decided now - of all the times in the world, ever - to pick up another social media addiction. That's right, Instagram has wormed its way into my bad-habit-loving psyche and I find myself taking selfies

Words to Live By (an evolving list)

"I have long life and had many troubles, most of which never happened." - Mark Twain "When you don't do your best, you break your own heart." - Tom Todoroff, acting coach "I've never met a bored person who isn't boring." - Elizabeth Gilbert, author "Beware of 'the right time'. The time is now." - Tom Todoroff "There are people who prefer to say 'yes', and there are people who prefer to say 'no'. Those who say 'yes' are rewarded by the adventures they have. Those who say 'no' are rewarded with the safety they attain." - Keith Johnstone, improv guru and founder of Theater Sports "A powerful choice includes all of you." - Danielle LaPorte, author and speaker "If you can pay attention in the

 

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