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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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Enthusiastic Failure: or success by another name

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
I did not dance well today.  Tight, sore, exhausted and off kilter, I seemed to careen from one misfire to the next.  I just could not get into my groove…or any groove, for that matter.…

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Grace Is A Rainbow

Grace.  I think about it a lot.  As a dancer, of course, but also as a human being. Grace is a funny and amazing thing.  People talk about it a lot, yet often have trouble defining grace.  Grace is often … Continue reading

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Personal Legend: Life Lessons from Dancing

“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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Enthusiastic Failure: or success by another name

I did not dance well today.  Tight, sore, exhausted and off kilter, I seemed to careen from one misfire to the next.  I just could not get into my groove…or any groove, for that matter.  And all around me, beautiful … Continue reading

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Passion!… Magical Elixir

The secret to vibrancy, “success,” and hey, longevity?  Seems a lot of it comes down to the not -so -secret ingredient: passion. That’s what I’ve had reinforced time and again, especially lately (including when I wrote about 64-year-old Diana Nyad’s … Continue reading

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“Your playing small does not serve the world….”: surround sound of our bathroom wall

Marianne Williamson’s rousing quotation has jump started me on more grey days than I can count.  Inspiring me to reach higher and go bigger than I’d ever thought possible when I rolled out of bed. As a lover of generosity, … Continue reading

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