Category Archives: possibility and expansiveness

Cookies and Kindness

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
? “You can always count on cookies and kindness: Give a cookie and you get joy.”~Dorie Greenspan I wholeheartedly agree with celebrity baker and guru, Dorie Greenspan, who has launched a wonderful cookies and kindness…

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Lighten Up and PLAY

“play”–to engage in an activity for enjoyment…have fun, relax, frolic… In my new dance solo, I am exploring the power of being playful.  As I share with the audience in patter between sections, it’s taken me a long, long time … Continue reading

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Personal Legend: Life Lessons from Dancing (Encore)*

“A Personal Legend is the reason you are here…You can fill your hours and days with things that are meaningless. But you know you have a reason to be here….It is the only thing that gives you enthusiasm….”~Paulo Coelho These … Continue reading

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Why Be Vulnerable?

Vulnerability.  Ah, yes.  Our old friend. Vulnerability: the state of being exposed to possible attack or damage, physically or emotionally.  Why we would choose to be so assailable? Brené Brown reminds us why. “Vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity … Continue reading

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Adding Our Beauty To The World

I’m thrilled to have found a glorious podcast on the late, luminous John O’Donohue,  gifted poet, philosopher, and theologian. “The Inner Landscape of Beauty,” https://onbeing.org In the exhilarating interview, O’Donohue reminds us of the essential importance of beauty to our … Continue reading

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Conversation: Reaching Across The Space Between

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
I am standing in dance class, watching the gorgeous, masterful teacher demonstrate the movement for the umpteenth time.  Movement that is seemingly simple, yet turns out to be highly challenging, even for those of us…

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Courage or Comfort: A Dialogue in Hip Hop

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
As much as I wanted to attend, I almost didn’t get myself to a recent hip hop class with some renowned master artists.  ‘Didn’t think my temperamental, 58-year-old joints and tetchy ego could handle it.…

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