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Finding Solid Ground in These Times

I want to take a minute to reflect this morning on the times we live in.

Wow. 

It's remarkable how much I'm hearing and witnessing on a daily basis.  A wide ranging, dimensional combination of sadness AND the courage of the human spirit.  

It's been heavy to say the least.

My heart is fully open and goes out to all those who are suffering in the world.

But how do you stay present and grounded and not let yourself get completely taken over with sadness and fear?

After all, this is the only way any of us can truly help.

It doesn't do me, my family, my clients, or the world any good if I'm in bed and staring at a TV screen completely zoned out.  

It doesn't do you any good to check out either.

Right? 

What helps is that we WAKE UP within each and everyday.  That we connect with the gratitude and love we can tap into...

As my son said this morning to me, we only need two things right now:

COURAGE and LOVE.

At any given moment.

Inside out (not the other way around). 

So on this official International Day of Peace - - I ask you:

What are you going to DO to stay

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5 Steps to Achieve an 'Impossible' Goal

I remember it like it was yesterday.

The day my daughter Adriana was born. Nine years ago today was her actual due date, which has got me thinking about my pregnancy and how at the time having her seemed impossible.

When we unexpectedly lost our third child, Siena, after 20 weeks pregnancy, having another baby seemed out of reach. There were so many obstacles, and I remember feeling like the day when I'd finally be able to see her and hold her in my arms was only a dream.

But I didn't give up. Looking back now I know the exact things I did each day, taking baby steps to nine months...

Most of the things I had to do where uncomfortable and some days I even felt like I was faking it because I was struggling with thoughts of fear and worry.

Now, looking back it all seems so clear.

When you want something bad enough

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