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At an Enneagram presentation a year or so ago, a question came up about being selfish. Selfish is such a buzzword--especially for those of us who grew up as women in this culture, over the age of 30 or so... We were taught that to be selfish--to be concerned about...read more
Remember with me for a moment what it was like for our ancestors, for some of us, even as close as our great-great grandparents... As the Autumn passed, the days grew darker and darker. After the harvest celebrations and the fields gone fallow, people cozied up...read more
“We are often tired and imbalanced not because we are doing too much, but because we are doing too little of what is most real and meaningful.” ~ Marianne Williamson Moving into the holidays, we do get tired and imbalanced. Most often, we ARE doing too much—...read more
I taught a class on practicing gratitude just before Thanksgiving. (Scroll down for the video!) We explored how we can’t just assume an “attitude of gratitude,” but we can practice to be present, to open our heart, mind, and body to more gratefulness. When we...read more
We've passed Autumn Equinox, Halloween, and now Thanksgiving is coming, and after that the Winter Holidays and the New Year!!! Every year, it feels like time begins to move ever more quickly just about now, doesn't it? Here in Minnesota, the second half of Fall is...read more
Where's Aldo? Just kidding! Can you see the zucchini hiding in the leaves? They get so big because they hide so well! The weather is really turning here in Minnesota. Blue skies, falling leaves, then cloudy and the wind sweeps in, rain on and off, and back to blue...read more
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." ~ Einstein Dave and I taught a daylong on the Law of Three, a deeply embedded teaching of the Enneagram, for our Minnesota Enneagram community this past Saturday. The more I...read more
The light is changing and dark is coming faster in the eve and staying longer in the morn. Once again, the trees are dropping their leaves, returning them to the ground. Plants are flowering and fruiting, putting the last of their energy into ripening and...read more
Apple pie and cheddar cheese. Fear and courage. Hungry and satisfied. Independent and dependent. Grief and compassion. Utter lostness and presence. Single and partnered. Strength and helplessness. Female and male. Dualities. Opposites. Two halves of a whole. I name...read more
Does lying in the backyard together watching the total solar eclipse count? How about making sure I get some veggies in at every meal? What about dancing wildly to feel my juicy aliveness? Yes. It all counts. Self-care is about listening to what your bodysoul (body,...read more