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What Could Go Right?

I wrote this post in June of 2015, but am republishing it a year later because I have an important update, which changes the story a little– and I added a video I think you’ll enjoy.  If you have already read it, please scroll to the bottom of the post. And if this is the […]

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How to Overcome an Emotional Block

Today I want to share with you one of the most valuable things I have learned in the last few years: How to overcome an emotional block. First, a personal story: My husband and I usually email each other every morning on workdays, just saying hello, checking in on how things are going, and discussing […]

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Let’s Talk About Food Attitudes

Can we talk for minute about food attitudes? There is a quote that is widely circulated on many pages I follow which says, “Every bite you take is either feeding disease or fighting it.” And it makes me a little crazy every time I see it.  Since when did eating become a series of moral […]

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5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain for Happiness

Have you ever known someone who just couldn’t see the good in any situation?  Who was seemingly paralyzed when it came to seeing or finding possibilities in life?  It’s frustrating. This mentality feels impossible to work with.  And I know we all experience some of that ourselves, at one time or another.  But what if […]

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The Joy of Making Mistakes

Hi there!  I am taking the week “off” from writing here, for the sake of getting some things sorted out at home.  I have some projects and recipes I am looking forward to sharing with you– but this post on the joy of making mistakes just can’t wait.  Right now I am re-reading a book […]

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10 Ways to Get Yourself Out of a Funk

We all have our rough times, when we feel stuck, depressed or just discouraged.  I am prone to this, particularly towards the end of winter, or when I have overextended myself socially.  Sometimes, it’s a creative paralysis– I don’t feel like I can produce anything, and it’s frustrating.  We all get in a funk sometimes. […]

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Our Days, in Jellybeans

Good morning!  Today’s my birthday, and as you read this, I am off to pick my sister up at the airport and do some eating and shopping in London.  I just wanted to write a note for today, to say that I am so thankful to be alive. Last year around this time, I had […]

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