Pushing against the inertia of society

Someday I’ll be writing you saying “I overhauled my diet and cured my chronic fatigue and back pain, healed adrenal fatigue and leaky gut, reversed autoimmune disease before it started, and I’m a whole new woman — here’s how I did it!” Today, though, it’s just the slog of being in the middle of doing …

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The storms we weather every day

I’m looking at videos of Downtown Miami right now and really hoping anyone in the area has found a way to evacuate to somewhere safe. It’s so surreal to be over here in sunny California while watching torrential downpours in other parts of the country. It’s easy to get caught up in my day-to-day and …

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and it actually *feels* like Virgo season

I drew a Virgo maiden to welcome Virgo season: Here’s what I think is neat about astrology. There was a time when humans used the position of the stars to know when it was time to plant, or harvest, or prep the fields, or have a big Harvest feast. Somehow they’d be able to look …

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The Thing About Being Human

The human brain can easily be petty, bitter, indignant at how unfair life is. You could say it’s human nature. But really it’s primate nature. That’s the monkey part of our brain. What’s unique to humans is the creative, imaginative part of our brain that can look at those instinctive feelings and choose an alternative …

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A closer look at my daily planning & goal tracking process

What do you do when life starts getting super crazy? Disruptive things like dealing with a health issue, moving house, or doing a ton of biz dev for your consulting business can be super stressful and upsetting to the daily routine… and I’m in the middle of all of them. So when life gets nuts, …

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Project Managing My Goals From a Hammock in Mexico

My favorite way to vacation lately is buy a plane ticket, line up a place to stay and a ride, then forget about it for months. Mid-July rolls around, and it’s like, surprise! You’re going to Mexico! Here are my vacation photos (thanks Instagram!) One of the things I did, sitting in a hammock with …

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The Gluten Strikes Back

Last weekend I went to Skywalker Ranch for the annual Lucasfilms Company Picnic, is a sentence I never imagined I’d hear myself say, ever. My friend works for Lucasfilms and I was one of her guests at a lovely event that was way less Star Wars themed than I’d expected. I didn’t even see anyone …

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My June Review

We’re moving into July, which means it’s time to tick the halfway mark on this wild rollercoaster of a year, right? Want to know a secret? I’ve been sending periodic reminders here and there to check in on your annual plan or goals if you set them at the beginning of the year. The secret is …

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