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Boldly Breaking Through

Welcome to my blog ... and to the magic of creating openings and breakthroughs in your life!

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Community as Balm!

The powerful energy of community has saved me during these challenging times. Perhaps it has for you as well? What a blessing, the many forms of belonging I’ve recently had the privilege to experience — from rich professional and neighborhood rendezvous to the online Midlife Magnificence Facebook group I created, I’ve managed to relish the … ...

The Pandemic Opens Portals of Clarity

  Dear reader: If I were to guess, I’d bet that the experience of the pandemic has shed new light some aspect of your one truly precious life. It’s a present worth unpacking. Let me untie the ribbons of this unexpected gift for you here. Clarity is, by definition, “the quality or state of being … ...

The Monkey Bar Magic of Letting Go!

Seek and release all that is in the way. ~Rumi Let’s jump right in with the big question: What’s in your way, dear friend, on your path to even greater evolution? May this be your starting point of inquiry. Coach with me, and I’ll probably ask you this question, in some form or another, early … ...

Words That Work Wonders

What if you had a nifty little treasure chest of magical words you could reach for to help smooth over all those rough conversational edges you experience in relationships? Ta-da! You’ve come to the right place. For contained right here, in this article, is my prize collection. Mind you, it’s not just any collection, but … ...

From Stuck To Unstoppable

At the heart of my coaching practice is my dedication to helping people get unstuck so they can be unstoppable, and really see their lives soar. Moving your life forward to a place of such freedom that you experience the exhilaration of soaring is no small thing. I believe it’s a possibility for everyone. Let’s … ...
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4 Keys To Nourishing Your Relationship

In anticipation of my wedding anniversary, it’s time for my annual deep-dive relationship reflection time. I’m still feeling the exhilaration of a second marriage — it’ll be six years with my beloved this July. I’m determined to continue bringing my best self to him — this sweet, caring husband of mine — in as many … ...
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Pleasure As Your North Star

Ah, the experience of pure pleasure. You know the feeling; when you’re in it, it can be so divine. You drop down from awareness of your thoughts into a yummy experience in your heart and body — perhaps with a subtle, delicious buzz or tingle. You tune in there. It rounds you out and smoothes … ...
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Curating Life as Art

“All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.” ~M.C. Richards I have long thought of myself, and my life, as a royal work-in-progress. Though it may seem like a stretch, I’ve been intent on creating a masterpiece. It’s messy and magnificent all at once. Sometimes I draw inside the lines, … ...
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Caretaker of Your Thoughts

Assuming stewardship over our minds can be a full-time job — a job that’s definitely essential. The time, effort, and energy you bring to this work betters yourself and your community. You, and only you, are the caretaker of your thoughts. It’s a privilege, an honor, and a challenge. You are the one solely responsible … ...
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Crossing the Threshold: A Magical Midlife Moment!

  Let me attempt to capture here, if even possible, an inner experience that literally stopped me in my tracks and left me completely out of sorts. It’s that moment when you notice an odd giant space between your thoughts. A truly vacant landscape. A clearing of sorts. In that instant, you’re unsure exactly how … ...
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The Gift of Being Seen

I’m sure you know the feeling. That moment when someone says or does something that lets you know they completely see and get you. You feel recognized and acknowledged for what makes you quintessentially you. It feels delicious, yes? A sense of aliveness and joy ripples gently through your body. Every cell tingles happily. It’s … ...
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Gratitude For Sacred Safe Spaces

Your sacred space is where you find yourself again and again. ~ Joseph Campbell To heal, we must feel. Yet, one can’t easily feel unless “held” in a safe way. We all need this. We need the experience of security that comes from feeling safe, where we can simply be and feel trusting there. In the comfort … ...
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