Just accept; don’t judge.

November 2, 2013 by  
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Empowerment is about really, really surrendering to the idea that you CANNOT control another person. You cannot will them to change, you cannot force them to do it your way, you cannot make them show up, love you, agree with you, or join your path.  Empowerment is about acceptance. It’s so very hard somedays. But […]

Let go to rise above.

August 21, 2013 by  
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Focus on staying calm and getting centered amidst the madness, craziness, stress, shocks, and disappointments. Remind yourself that you cannot control another person and it is pointless to try to make any sort of “deal” with the Universe. Let others follow their own path even though it hurts when they are not on yours. Not […]

Beauty humbles

August 14, 2013 by  
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Sometimes extreme, sheer beauty just busts me up. Like the gorgeous dusty, light brown mountains of northern California — their undulating, rolling shapes — against the blue, blue, very blue sky.  I love the “line” that the top of the mountains makes against the sky. The shadows. The curves. How they roll along the landscape. How they […]

Need a Little Love? Look Around.

October 23, 2012 by  
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This heart-shaped leaf came to me at a perfect time when I really really needed it. I was feeling some very deep dark emotions and decided to take a nap on my chaise lounge outside — instead of in my bed — as a way to regroup and get centered. I looked out my bedroom […]

It’s about letting go.

July 9, 2012 by  
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Empowerment is often really about feeling peace, contentment and satisfaction in the moment you find yourself in. To stop pushing for perfectionism, to stop toiling for more and better, to stop the constant desire to improve and enhance. Empowerment is about “being” and finding strength, composure, bliss and serenity in just and only that. Today […]

Pace and Rhythm

June 30, 2012 by  
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Life is precious. Take time to enjoy the moments and appreciate the good times and good people in your life. We are often so consumed with doing, getting and even “being” just a little too much these days. Empowerment is also about being conscious about slowing down, pacing, honoring life’s rhythms, and savoring its pleasures. […]

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