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Stop

Sometimes, there is no getting around needing to stop. It’s Thursday afternoon, and I cleared my calendar. I have been responding and giving a lot lately to all that is required of me, and I can feel that I am growing weary. I fight the “shoulds” and the guilt, and I persevere and take some […]

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I am riding my bicycle through Golden Gate park, feeling my spirit coming alive in my body. There are moments of hesitation as I ride along. Oh, I might fall. I have the desire to ride with the wind, and in that desire for freedom, I meet my fears, of falling, of being hit by […]

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Self Care Reflection

Lately, the way I am craving self care is to have unstructured time. I like to have an hour, half a day, or even a whole day, in which I have no plans or expectations on myself. It is comforting to deeply listen to myself, and listen to what I am needing right now. The […]

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Daily Living

In one of the final scenes in The Little Prince, by Antoine De Saint- Exupery (1943), the Little Prince meets a fox, and has a discussion with him about what it means to “have ties” and what it means to “tame” something. On his small planet, the Little Prince has two bushes and a rose. […]

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