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Presence Path is a way of experiencing less stress and more life…now. It is about meeting the moment and whatever it presents with curiosity and an open heart. It is about listening for your Creative Call and consciously choosing to follow that call where it leads. It is about welcoming your journey and walking your way home to yourself.

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Join us for a free introductory hour exploring our upcoming 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion for Women Online Course. Learn how you can integrate self-compassion into your daily life. Self-compassion is an inner adventure guiding you to becoming your own best teacher and friend while learning to respond with wisdom and kindness to yourself in the midst […]

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Self-Awareness

My Mother, My Friend: Conversations on Beauty & Aging

“Where there is great love, there are always miracles.” ~Willa Cather Amazing to think that my mom Grace Rose has been gone 25 years this past April and my book My Mother, My Friend: The 10 Most Important Things to Talk About With Your Mother has been out in the world for fifteen years. When the idea […]

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Inspiration Lives in the Possible. Gnarly Trees, Dr. Seuss and Chainsaws

The light on this twisted tree limb called to me from a distance. My first thought was what happened to it to cause such a crookedness in its growth. When I got close enough to really look at it, I had the strangest sensation of awareness run through me. Suddenly, just for a few seconds, it […]

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Speaking

2,920 Days: The Power of Your Presence, Words, and Kindness

2,920 days. This weekend I had the privilege of speaking to 2000 TOPS members at their International Recognition Days on “Finding Your Genie Within.” So much energy and emotion moved through me – I felt anxious, excited, humbled, grateful… At the end of my speech, two women – mom and daughter – came up and […]

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Mom, You’re the Real Hero in the Family. Happy Mother’s Day.

“Life is short, life is precious. Don’t wait, do it now.” ~ Mom My mother showed me in words and actions that the greatest gifts we give each other are our presence and appreciation. Here’s a story from my book, My Mother, My Friend to help keep that in mind and celebrate Mother’s Day. Mom, […]

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Relationships

When Lives Change in an Instant

On this 10th anniversary of 911, I was reminded of a letter written by the mother of a young woman who died on Flight 93 , which inspired me so much I wrote about it in my book Living with Enthusiasm. I’m reprinting here in the hope that it moves you as much as it […]

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Inspiration From an Armless Toe-Playing Guitarist (video)

Inspiration met me at Balboa Park along the Promenade. I found musician Mark Goffeney, born without arms playing the guitar with his FEET and singing The Beatle’s song, “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away.” I walked away from those few minutes connecting with Mark thinking, “If I ever tell myself again that I can’t […]

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Inspired Action: Do You Have Inspiration Deficit Disorder?

“Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.” ~ Jim Rohn ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ This headline really got my attention this morning: Do You Have Inspiration Deficit Disorder? While I’m […]

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Relationships

“Eat Slow or Die Fast” with Dr. Bruce MacFarland (1923-2010)

Last week I was privileged to celebrate the life of a great friend, father, and a pioneer and leader in the nutrition and holistic health fields, Dr. Bruce MacFarland. We were invited to bring a favorite food to share, which in my case, that day, because I was pushed for time, would have been chips […]

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Tips

Inspired Action: End Unworthiness – The Good Feeling Mantra

“When inspiration does not come to me, I go halfway to meet it.” ~ Sigmund Freud ~ The past week was a whirlwind of unexpected inspiring activity, good fortune, and blessings that still astonishes me. I wish this kind of energy for you so below you’ll find a powerful 4 step process that can help […]

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What Inspires You About Yourself?

“Who are you to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be?” ~ Marianne Williamson ~ In my program “Staying Inspired Through Challenge and Change,” I’ve asked the question “What inspires you?” to thousands of people over the years. I have heard many amazing and wonderful answers, however, have yet […]

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