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Live Out Loud

Living Out Loud

It has been a glorious month, full and overflowing with abundance, overlapping commitments and plans. Not historically how I schedule my time, at least not consciously, but several opportunities conspired to invite in this much YES energy. With every doorway of YES I walk through comes a new hallways of possibilities. I am saying YES to YES. Both in my personal life and […]

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Renewal

Retreat + Renewal: The Energy of Presence

I am just coming back from a personal retreat, a time of remembering  a close childhood friend who recently passed away. During this time I honored this deep and abiding friendship that started at a pivotal time in my life. Taking extra time to consciously restore my energies, this was truely a time to celebrate life, and still honoring that grief was woven […]

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Dreaming

Dreaming and the Creative Process

Dreaming is a powerful connective conduit to the creative process. I was exposed, early in my training, to indigenous ways of knowing and shamanic dreaming traditions within Native American, Hawaiian, Saami, and Celtic tribes which are aligned with gathering and interpreting messages, symbols and healing stories over time. Based on my own experience, and my work with others, dreaming is […]

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