Are you complaining? 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 33/19

Are you complaining? 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 33/19

I keep bringing this advice back in focus ever so often. Combined with my favorite picture of the week: Go 24 hours without complaining. (Not even once.) Then watch how your life starts changing!   Photo by Nina - Lake Ilsanjo in Anadel Park, Santa Rosa, CA An...

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Mixed Feelings? 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 32/19

Mixed Feelings? 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 32/19

Tomorrow is Sarina’s 29th Birthday. I was contemplating to share with you a bit about that day from my upcoming book. For those who don’t know. Sarina was born a micro-preemie at 24 weeks. She weighed 1 pound and 15 ounces and spend the first six months of her life in...

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I have so much to love! 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 31/19

I have so much to love! 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 31/19

Today's whisper showers you in pink! And yes, I do have so much to love!   While with Sarina at Exceptional Minds a few weeks ago in L.A. I dropped her off in the morning and went to Whole Foods. What a great surprise: PINK All I saw was pink and I smiled all...

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Heaven or Hell? 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 30/19

Heaven or Hell? 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 30/19

“In every cell of your body, you can find both Heaven and Hell. You can choose which channel you want to be on.”These are words Thich Nhat Hanh uses to describe the ups and downs we live with. Photo by my friend Louisa: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Guerneville, CA...

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When self-doubt hits home 🌷Wednesday Whisper 29/19

When self-doubt hits home 🌷Wednesday Whisper 29/19

On Friday my daughter Sarina woke up crying. Usually, she is content with a positive attitude. But lately, as her goal to live independently feels out of reach, she struggles with her self-confidence. Self-doubt moved in. She is nervous about her future just like I am...

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She needed a hero! 🌷Wednesday Whisper 26/19

She needed a hero! 🌷Wednesday Whisper 26/19

Ten years ago, Sarina picked these words from a collection of quotes I offered her to put on our Wisdom Wall. I loved it because it fits her well. She is brave. She has courage and a strong sense of justice. She has overcome obstacles most of us never had. Being born...

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Plant your own garden 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 25/19

Plant your own garden 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 25/19

This quote by Veronika Shoffstall has been my companion for many years.  In a way it’s at the core of what I believe self-care and self-love is all about. Self-care is how you get your power back. It’s how self-love grows. Don’t ignore yourself! Gift yourself some...

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Can you relax your view? 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 24/19

Can you relax your view? 🌷 Wednesday Whisper 24/19

Do you have a favorite spot to meditate? Mediation is the art of pausing to witness without judgment! We can play an active role in changing our brain and increase our well-being and quality of life by engaging in silent reflection. On and off our yoga mat or...

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