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Save the Date: BIRDLIGHT Book Launch May 31st

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  I am pleased to officially announce the upcoming launch of my book, Birdlight: Freeing Your Authentic Creativity.     Weaving memoir, folklore, drama, and poetry with the power of brain science to shed light on the creative process, this warm and friendly guide is a must-read for budding artists, innovators, and decision makers at … Continue reading “Save the Date: BIRDLIGHT Book Launch May 31st”

A Person of Increase

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The term “person of increase” comes from Wallace Wattles who, at the turn of the 20th century, looked upon abundance and affluence from both a scientific and spiritual perspective. Wattles urges each of us to know and remember, “You are a creative center, from which increase is given off to all.” He advises to hold … Continue reading “A Person of Increase”

Is Your Dream Right for You?

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“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” – Annie Dillard Our dreams require us to invest our most valuable currency: our time. Unlike money, which flows out and back routinely in our lives, time never returns to us. Once spent, it’s gone. To spend time well, we must be … Continue reading “Is Your Dream Right for You?”

The Freedom of Space: Part 2

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Years ago, on the eve of my daughter’s scheduled C-section birth, I was far too emotionally charged to sleep. Waves of feeling clashed and roiled within me: exhilaration at the thought of finally meeting this person; terror that my high-risk delivery might go wrong; disbelief. Ironically, the thought occurred that the distraction of labour pains … Continue reading “The Freedom of Space: Part 2”

Increase Your Sense of Deserving

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This week’s Life Mastery Institute post is short and sweet, and also foundational in dream building. I share it in a spirit of gratitude, camaraderie, and respect as a fellow traveller on the road of Life. Because even a “long” human life is brief, you and your dream must be worthy of your most valuable … Continue reading “Increase Your Sense of Deserving”

The Freedom to Choose Again

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Here is a November rose. Whole bushes were blooming at the edge of a shopping mall parking lot last Sunday, as I fumbled in the cold for my camera. Imagine… A rose doesn’t cower in the presence of conditions. It doesn’t say, “It’s November – do I dare create another flower?” or “I’ve done enough … Continue reading “The Freedom to Choose Again”

Homecoming: Part 1

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On vacation, far from everyday concerns, we can so readily remember we are spiritual beings on a human journey. Recently, several of my coaching clients have mentioned how camping, hiking, and other getaways to new landscapes are an opportunity to unplug and tune in to who they really are—to an authentic sense of calling and … Continue reading “Homecoming: Part 1”

Befriend Fear

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We create from two primary emotional states: love and fear. The first, any variation of love, is expansive. It’s life-affirming. Our experiences truly open up when we consciously create from love. Fear, on the other hand, is contractive. Fear and love both function as magnets, attracting more of the same. Our thoughts create our experience. … Continue reading “Befriend Fear”

Honour Your Discontent

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This week’s post comes, in part, from the Life Mastery Institute. I share it with you in recognition that when we acknowledge and trust the voice of inner knowing, we’re on our way to finding our right direction. In my workshops, people often are relieved to reframe their experience of longing and discontent. Instead of … Continue reading “Honour Your Discontent”

Ways of Persistence

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We look to role models in developing our ability to persist in the direction of a dream. Those who have succeeded before us can help us develop faith and resilience. Engrained in me now is Og Mandino’s famous line, “I will persist until I succeed.” He likens a successful person’s persistence to the force of … Continue reading “Ways of Persistence”