Category Archives: Motivation

One Little Word 2015 and a goodbye

Happy New Year beautifuls.  My One Little Word for 2015 is SIMPLIFY.  And part of that is clearing the clutter.  I started this in December.  Some girls are doing a ‘get rid of 10 things a day for 100 days’ … Continue reading

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When is it giving up? And when is it finding your true north?

So here’s the question… When is it giving up after only one try? When is it finding the truer path? When is it growing and evolving and when is it running away? When is it a revelation and when is … Continue reading

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I don’t want to be pretty anymore…

Sometimes you actually hear the light bulb go off over your head.  Sometimes it’s a gentle glow that slowly gets brighter (like the damn energy saving light globe in my bathroom that takes 10 minutes to warm up enough to … Continue reading

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Ever feel like the Universe is laughing at you?

Ever feel like the Universe is laughing at you?  Because I’ve got the feeling it’s looking down at me like the Cheshire cat, grinning from ear to ear.  Chuckling quietly.  Cheeky B******. I’ve been home sick from That Day Job … Continue reading

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What happens after you do a workshop

I’ve been a very busy bunny – doing 3 workshops in just 6 weeks! First there was Donna Downey with a journal class. Then Chrissy Foreman Cranitch helping me paint big on canvas. And the delicious experience of a big … Continue reading

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What does it feel like to be so close you can touch it?

You’ve heard of living ‘as if” right?  As if your dream life is already your real life. Well a couple of weeks ago, I accidentally got to do this when I did a weekend workshop with the fabulous Jane Davenport. … Continue reading

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When someone left and they didn’t make a sound

Someone at my day job quit last week.  No, it wasn’t me…..  A couple of Etsy sales a month isn’t quite doing it for me just yet.  But thanks for thinking it was me… hehehe. He had been there for … Continue reading

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What is it with all this ’empowering women’ rubbish?

 How many times have you heard someone say part of their business is to “Empower Women”? (There’s a great video by Marie Forleo about using those words – HERE) Why do so many people use this?  And why do they … Continue reading

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Finding courage when you have a sucky day job

I was getting ready for another day at That Day Job.  I was looking in the mirror, putting on my makeup with an invisible timer in my head telling me to hurry up or I would be late.  Then came … Continue reading

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What do you want to be when you grow up? (And a Goonies reference)

We used to have a high school girl come into the office at my day job to help out.  She would come in a couple of afternoons a week to do filing and photocopying and all the un-fun stuff.  She … Continue reading

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