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PreOrder Kelly Eckert’s Spirit Animal Book!

My very dear Kelly Eckert, who’s been teaching courses in finding and communicating with spirit animals, has been collecting her wisdom into a book and set of cards (Unleash the Animal Within) that are due to appear in April. You

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What a Surprise! It’s Snowing Again! In February! In Pittsburgh!

One thing this winter has taught me is that really the best plan is to NOT schedule regular medical exams and procedures in Pittsburgh winters before noon.  So far this winter I have had to cancel and reschedule five appointments. 

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In Which We Throw Out ALL The Stuff. Especially The Special Ancestral Stuff.

Since last I saw you, we have put the house on the market, getting ready to move.  Right now, it’s early in the season — so early, in fact, that we had to cancel the open house on Sunday because

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Becoming an Expert. One Day at at Time.

Over at Study Hacks, which if you read this blog often, you know I both adore and argue with often, Cal Newport is talking about his strong belief (and I’m with him here) that to become successful, we need expertise.

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Getting Involved

I’ve been consciously practicing getting involved when I see something that looks like it needs to be addressed — a dog wandering around in a neighborhood where I don’t usually see dogs, for instance, or a baby groundhog looking like

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Guest Post! Stephany Reihing, on ReThinking New Year’s Resolutions Mid-Year

The excellent young writer Stephany Reihing has been writing guest posts for various blogs, as part of her New Year’s Resolutions, and we’re lucky to have her posting here, on tweaking those resolutions in the middle of the year.  I

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Aventure and Falling in Love

  In my online Taking the Aventure classes, we start off with “Remembering Your Aventures,” and there’s a guided meditation (which you can get for free if you sign up for my newsletter!), meant to help the listener remember some

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Secrets and Keeping Silence

It’s been a week all about secrets, for me.  First off, we listened in coven to a story from Diana’s Grove Mystery School, which included Cynthea’s brilliant work on secrets:  “The sin that haunts a secret,” she writes, “is not found in the desire

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On Not Being Productive

  I’ve started taking an online course from Pace and Kylie,  called “Peaceful Productivity.”  I love Pace and Kylie’s work; they’re funny and smart and loving and Full Of Good Ideas. So one of the first Good Ideas in the

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It’s Raining

We woke up this morning to the sound of alarms on all the iPhones, alarming us with the news that we should watch out for the flash floods. EJ said he wouldn’t have minded the alarms if they hadn’t gone

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