Is your Inner Optimizer hijacking your life?

I've got an Inner Optimizer. She's so efficient, she doesn't even waste time with having a better name for herself. She's committed to getting the MOST out of my time, energy and resources -- at a ..
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“I don’t know” is the answer you’ve been looking for!

“I don’t know” is the answer you’ve been looking for!

We act like "I don't know" is the worst possible answer in the world.  It's practically a taboo in our society not to know. Inspired recently by the wonderful book "What it is" by Lynda Barry (par ..
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The Heart of Motherhood (+ permission to be a shitty housekeeper!)

The Heart of Motherhood (+ permission to be a shitty housekeeper!)

I got to stop time this morning. I knew as soon as my son came to me what was needed:  to stop what I was doing and simply hold space for him. --space for him to feel --space for him to fear --s ..
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High Voltage Parenting Haywire

I've made plenty of mistakes as a mom. I've unwittingly created plenty of High Voltage Parenting Haywire. I used to be hard on myself for that, but I've come to realize that my relationship with ..
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The Scary Places: 3 things you need to know when you hit your blocks (+ my #1 tool!)

The Scary Places: 3 things you need to know when you hit your blocks (+ my #1 tool!)

My monkey mind woke me up early yesterday --whirring, whizzing, spinning, trying to WILL me to do something I've been procrastinating on--  the tell-tale sign that  I was stuck . again. { sigh. } ..
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Tiny Creative Acts: Leaf Drama

Tiny Creative Acts: Leaf Drama

Thank you for all your Birthday Tiny Creative Acts!  Here's an old favorite from me, before I head off on my annual trip to Italy. (Whee!)   Leaf Drama   cut your heart out of a leaf ..
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Resting is doing something!

Resting is doing something!

This summer there’s a very special gathering of women happening on the evening before Summer Solstice that any woman any where in the world can come to, and I believe you really need to know about i ..
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