Category Archives: Tools for Getting and Staying Inspired

Self-Compassion

“When hard times come, the greatest danger does not necessarily lie in the circumstances we face, but rather in the way we treat ourselves at the time. Nothing is more dangerous than self-hate. Nothing makes it more difficult to heal … Continue reading

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No shame in being blue

We all get down sometimes. Life has many challenges and a grey winter day does not help me transcend them. Lately, I’ve been feeling pretty overwhelmed and these are the hardest times to find self-compassion and inspiration. When I have … Continue reading

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Finding ease admidst life’s complications

I was sitting at my desk doing some worrying when I received the message below in a newsletter from one of my favorite bloggers, Mara Glatzel of Medicinal Marzipan. She writes about “the simplicity of trusting [yourself] to figure it … Continue reading

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Breath: the birthplace of vulnerability

 I want to elaborate on what shameless inspiration means to me. The word shame comes from the Latin word “to cover,” while inspiration literally means “to breathe life into; the drawing in of breath; to be filled with exalting emotion … Continue reading

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Transcend your limitations

February 1st of last year marked a new beginning for me and this reading from a book of daily meditation was so poignant and inspiring for me. I have kept its message in my heart over the past year and … Continue reading

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