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The Glow of Flow, or Optimal Experience

  “….[T]he best moments in our lives, are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times…The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile….”~Mihalyi Csikszentmihalyi … Continue reading

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Something To Live For (Still)

  I’ve found myself repeatedly in situations lately in which I’ve attempted to recount all of the amazing gifts dance has bestowed me…boundlessly enriching and expanding my life. Since I am rededicating myself to sharing this dance passion as broadly … Continue reading

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Next Stop, Transcendence

I don’t actually know if that will be the next stop.  What I do know, as I get ready to go to dance, is that if I don’t shift gears now, transcendence won’t be on the itinerary any time soon. … Continue reading

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Full Throttle: Life Lessons from Dancing

People performing “at full throttle” are doing something as well, and with as much energy, as they can. It’s 5:00 a.m. on a June weekend, the birds’ volume mounting as they sing their songs to a new day. I am … Continue reading

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Something To Live For: Life Lessons Fr

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
Sometimes this passion for dancing seems like madness. Take this morning. Heading out early into the cold, discouraging day, I slipped repeatedly on black ice, tweaking an old injury.  As I scraped my car’s frozen…

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Passion Is A Rocket

The majestic power of people’s passion. That’s what the film “October Sky” fleshes out so gloriously.  We hadn’t watched the movie in years, but when we viewed it again recently we caught the contagious glow from the amazing, inspiring, and … Continue reading

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Passion: Jet Pack

I started to write about the amazing fuel that passion constitutes, inspired both by  a movie we just watched and my recent dance experience. I realized that there at least two posts in all of this. When I moseyed through … Continue reading

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