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Return To Stillness

If you find yourself asking, “How can I  stay consistent with my meditation practice?” Here are a few things to try… • Dedicate a Space – If your chair or cushion is always set, it will be much easier to arrive, and ego will have one less excuse to lean on. Make your space comfortable and […]

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The Simplicity of Zen

I did it! I met the deadline yesterday!

Or… did I? Mac brainstormed another way to hold and apply the brush. Lydia advised which type of canvas was best and why. Brittany gave me protected space. T-Bird showed me the Aisle of Iridescence. David reminded me to unplug. Totally. Dr. Sam (aka Simmone) coached me to get to the other side. Catherine rephotographed […]

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Thoughtful Consumption

I’ve grown committed to thoughtful consumption over the past few years. This means carefully evaluating purchases, distinguishing between needs and wants, and feeling confident that what I purchase will provide a great deal of utility or pleasure. Choosing to live this way has been deeply rewarding. Recently, I was puzzled to notice my growing resentments […]

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Coaching Tip of the Month

It’s easy to think of a goal as a simple task or a specific outcome – such as meditating each day for ten minutes or losing five pounds. To broaden your scope, try thinking about goals in the following three categories: Experiences – What experience would you like to have? An experience of travel, meeting […]

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Trusting What Is Alive In You

By Zana and Ann-Marie Last night I was walking with my friend Zana and we explored feeling uninspired about deadlines and projects… This is what she had to say ~ Annie, the pressure is on when we tell ourselves we have to perform, be exciting, or lead the way for everyone else. Remember, inspiration is like […]

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Magic is happening…

Sarah and Ann-Marie are so excited about their new class, Business Alchemy, that they couldn’t wait until next Quarter to offer it. So we created a new schedule… three Saturday mornings and two weekday evenings, that will still provide you with 12 ICF CCEs and/or Counseling CEUs, and not take over your fall. Join us […]

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Join the 165 Club!

B.Y.O.G. (Bring Your Own Gremlin) Ann-Marie suggests listening to Woman In The Moon to ready yourself for reading this article… Recently, I was coached by MCS students Lionela Torriero, and later Mac Dryden, on my beliefs about aging and dying. I saw the subtle and semi-unconscious beliefs that were not serving me. Beliefs such as “I’m […]

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