Heather Bleasdell Interviews Me About Mamas Going Back to Work

Heather Bleasdell is an interdisciplinary artist, professional psychic and magic teacher. Heather created the FearLess Journal™ process to help people harness the "holy shit" of new beginnings and develop their psychic senses through the practice of art & magic. Heather lives in Northern Californ... [Read More]
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Inspiration, Effort, and Flow

I love thinking about life through the seasons, especially the older I become.  Each season brings us a new beginning and ending-- weather, foods, flowers, plants and trees.  Nature reminds us that nothing stays the same, yet there is a beautiful rhythm we can expect in life. The sun rises, the moon shines at night. The sun shines greater in summ... [Read More]
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Necessary Endings

I love listening to podcasts, especially while I hike. There is something sweet about moving my body and listening to podcasts that help propel me into a creative mindset. One of my favorite pod casts is The RobCast led by Rob Bell. On his very first podcast, he discus... [Read More]
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Success and the Work-Life Balance

Some people are fortunate in that they both discover their soul’s purpose early in life and have the means to devote themselves full force. For many of us though, following our calling will involve drastic change – even if that means stepping away from what many perceive as great success. Max Schireson, CEO of database vendor MongoDB, recent... [Read More]
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Internal Seasons

I have been thinking about the ebb and flow of life. How sometimes we are in action, sometimes we are in planning mode, sometimes we are resting and sometimes we are in celebration. There are many layers of energy in life. I think we all have internal seasons and sometimes our internal season does not match the external season. For example, we ar... [Read More]
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How Do You Practice Self-compassion?

How many times a day do you find yourself in negative thinking? It could be negative talk toward yourself or judgment of others. It could be judging the way someone else is doing something or judging yourself for not being on time. It could be judging the person in front of you in line as he takes a long time ordering at the coffee shop or it coul... [Read More]
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Plan, Action, Surrender, and Repeat

I want to focus on the power of surrender. The older I get, the longer I coach, the more I have the privilege of witnessing loved ones lives; what I know to be true is that there is a rhythm to life. There is an ebb and flow to life, like how the seasons have different feelings and energy associated with them, so does our individual life. Especiall... [Read More]
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Pace Your Entry

A New Year is special as it awakens us to the possibility of  a fresh start. It is a time when many people make resolutions about health, food, exercising, quitting smoking, finding a new job, finding a partner, creating more community, volunteering etc. Many of us rush out to make all the changes at once which ultimately fails and leaves us feel... [Read More]
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How Can Death Be a Motivator?

There is one certainty in life: We will die. Death can seem like a taboo topic in our culture, but it is the one inevitability for everyone. When my clients and I first begin working together, one of the exercises I ask them to do is write their own obituary. I think it is important for all of us to look at our lives from the death perspective. Thi... [Read More]
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Creating awareness around your motivation

Change can be challenging, especially initiating it and taking that first step. Often our inner critic or gremlin can get loud and find ways to convince us to remain inactive and keep the status quo. That critic part of us is more committed to the predictable. Being aware of this thinking is very important so that we can recognize it for what it is... [Read More]
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