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W is for Waterboarding: The Gifts of Facing Your Fears at Book Club

July 10, 2023
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With time, we become grateful for absolutely everything because we realize it has set us free.   ~message from a spider 🕷 friend. It sounded harmless.  It was a book club,…

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Choose Your Closest Friends LIke You’re Going to War

July 4, 2023
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Art by me. Purchase original HERE. Here is my short list of FEEL GOOD ideas I hope will inspire you! 1. Choose Your Closest Friends Like You’re Going to War.…

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Nine Ways to Embrace Challenges In Your Midlife Female Friendships

June 26, 2023
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Fostering friendship and connection in your  life is one of the most powerful things you can do for your wellbeing if you are a woman’s or identify as female.  “For…

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When The Going Gets Tough There’s Ceremony

June 25, 2023
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Here is my short list of FEEL GOOD ideas I hope will inspire you! 1. When the Going Gets Tough, There’s Ceremony.  There’s a reason that our culture has ceremonies…

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The Power of Sacred Pilgrimage and Water Ceremony from the Ganges River

June 19, 2023
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Pilgrimage: A long and arduous journey to a holy place for the purpose of renewing a sense of purpose, or to pray for a miracle.   In the early years of…

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Write Your Bravest Book!

June 19, 2023
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Here is my short list of FEEL GOOD ideas I hope will inspire you!  1. Ready to write your bravest book? Take long walks in your neighborhood or do your…

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Finding A Way Forward When You Are Feeling Stuck: A Simple Method

June 5, 2023
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(art: The Bears Are Waking Up by me, prints and more here.) My four kids were finally asleep by 7:30 pm. With Justin Bieber cranked to eleven, I sat in…

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Five Good Things!

June 3, 2023
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1. Saturday June 3rd will be the full moon.  I just discovered a new astrologer I think you might like too-  she’s bookish and wise! I really loved this reading for…

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A Few Rules that Make Being Creative Easier

May 26, 2023
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I’ve noticed that I feel so safe here with you! I think it’s because you have said YES to receiving this email and we must share at least one thing: a…

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A Mini Near Death Experience Can Be A Gift

May 8, 2023
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Here is my short list of FEEL GOOD ideas I hope will inspire you! 1.  I WANT TO BE FULL CODE.  After returning from Japan, I began the physically +…

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Japan Makes the Sacred Visible

May 1, 2023
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Here is my short list of FEEL GOOD ideas I hope will inspire you! 1. Make the Sacred Visible. I am just back from Japan with my friend Monique, and…

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Sitting with Those Who Are Dying Is A Blessing

April 19, 2023
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Here is my short list of FEEL GOOD ideas I hope will inspire you! 1.  Sitting with Those Who Are Dying is a Blessing.  As my sister Maria, my dad’s…

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Carrying the Love Forward

March 26, 2023
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Greetings friends! My mom was forever buying my sister @mariabamfordcomedy and I “good coats” so that in case they died (on vacation), we would be prepared for their funeral. As…

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How to Capture Creative Ideas and Begin a Project

March 20, 2023
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Here is my short list of FEEL GOOD ideas I hope will inspire you! 1. Wrestling butterflies is hard work.  Sometimes I have so many ideas- or whispers of them anyway—-it…

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My Fighter Name is SUPERSARAH!

January 19, 2023
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Happy New Year from Us to YOU!  (photo taken by our daughter Josephine!) Here are 5 Things that FEEL GOOD to me, I hope they inspire you too! 1. REDDIT MIGHT…

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Screwing Up Is Sacred

January 4, 2023
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Five FEEL GOOD Ideas from Me! 1. Screwing up is SACRED.  This weekend I was at a spiritual retreat and was reminded of the great sacredness of humor. We had…

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33 things that made my year in 2022

December 11, 2022
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Art by me from my “Summer of No” 100 Day Project!  Find out why I love these projects so much and do one of your own!  Some things about aging…

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The Process of Doing Our Creative Work Alters Us In Beautiful Ways. 

November 27, 2022
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“Your smile reminds me of chrysanthemums on a summer day in early June when they first bloom, you’re beautiful like violets and marigolds and violets in the afternoon. Like the…

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True Confidence Is Moving Forward In Uncertainty.

November 23, 2022
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“Let me keep my distance, always, from those who think they have the answers. Let me keep company always with those who say “Look!” and laugh in astonishment, and bow…

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Daring to be Irrelevant Since 1967

November 17, 2022
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1. DARE TO BE IRRELEVANT.  I have these words pinned to the board above my desk to remind me that I do my best work when I focus on what…

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The One Space in Your Home You Don’t Wan’t to Ignore

November 1, 2022
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This week’s list of 5 things to explore that just might FEEL GOOD…. 1. If there is one space you don’t want to ignore in your home, according to Feng…

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Take Yourself on a Mini-Pilgrimage and More

August 16, 2022
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Phew! This last week has felt INTENSE!  The astrologers say there is A LOT going on right now in the sky, so it’s a good idea to TAKE IT EASY…

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All About NEAT and Other Things You Need to Know…

August 8, 2022
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(All about #boundaries– a piece from my Project- “My Summer of No: 100 Days of Self-Respecting Boundaries” ) Oooo there were SO MANY good ideas I ran across this week- …

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My Stone Lamb of Shame

July 26, 2022
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Hello dear creators of wonder and beauty! I’m living with two competing beings inside of me…one is a HIPPIE MAGPIE- attracted to all things beautiful, shiny and colorful…she’s the one…

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This Week’s FEEL GOOD List of Things to Explore

July 1, 2022
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Dear Creators of WONDER and MAGIC- I just returned from 4 days in the Boundary Waters Wilderness with three friends and WOW…to be so close to the earth was so…

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Two Way Prayer + Other FEEL GOOD Ideas

April 26, 2022
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This week’s FEEL GOOD list! 1.  I used Two Way Prayer this week to help myself find my way on something that felt stuck!. It comes from a 12 step meeting–but its…

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When You Can’t Decide Which Way to Go!

April 20, 2022
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Once, while on a sabbatical from my medical practice years ago,  I was a very difficult client for arguably the most famous life coach on earth, Martha Beck.  She has…

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The FEEO GOOD List This Week

April 16, 2022
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(Art above by me-  Catching Ideas) Here’s what has been tumbling through my FEEL GOOD hopper: 1. I got super inspired to make #cutup poetry by printing out a few of…

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Creating A Work Space Design That Supports You

March 23, 2022
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One thing I’ve learned from my life long obsession with homes, interior design and organization is that our homes MATTER.  Martha Beck taught me that our spaces are TRULY a…

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The Tip of Our Hero’s Iceberg Is All That We See

March 1, 2022
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I’m working on a new book for YOU–the beautiful CREATIVES of the world. I’m writing alongside 35 other brave women in our book writing group that Inger Kenobi and I launched…

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