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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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Embracing The Unfamiliar: Life Lessons From Dancing

“One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.”~André Gide So, we hinge over from our waists, turning on one deeply bent leg, and spiral our torsos fully around as … Continue reading

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Practicing Resilience: Life Lessons from Dancing

The multifaceted, community event I have been helping to organize for the past 3 and 1/2 months was beginning to unravel the other day.  The day before the event :). As a series of phone calls, emails and conversations in … Continue reading

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It’s A Process

  Define “a process.” That was the question posed to me at my first job interview after I graduated from college. The interviewer asked the question, gave me some paper and a pen, and left the room for ten minutes … Continue reading

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Say Yes to the MESS!

Downright messy: that’s what a rich, vibrant life is.  This truth is trumpeted by one of my all-time favorite films, “Mostly Martha,” which I’ve just savored for the unpteenth time. This messy message may come as no surprise.  For if … Continue reading

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