Tag Archives: presence

Stop freaking out and just freaking enjoy.

My friend Terri Cole shared this quote with me last week: “Overwhelm is just a mountain of unmade decisions.” Mike and I are on a plane flying to Europe for 10 days. And yet, moments ago as we awaited our boarding call, instead of deliciously anticipating the romance of touring London and Paris with theContinue Reading

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4 life-altering steps to create a life you want to live in.

The other day I heard a woman say that escaping her life every weekend to her mountain home was what was getting her through. Immediately, this question popped into my mind: What if, instead of looking for ways to escape, we decided to create lives we love so much that we want to stay fullyContinue Reading

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Here’s what I know…

As the year tiptoes to a close (it really snuck up on me this year) I’m taking stock. And I’m making stock. (Yes, I have been cooking non-stop since Mike and I settled into our new home for the next five months. My inner Susie Homemaker has come out in full force. I’m just asContinue Reading

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Right here, right now. Daily Video #2: April 25, 2011

The Freedom Tour Video Blog continues with Kate Northrup! The second installment reveals my confessions as an obsessive over-planner. How do we stay present while being productive? Thoughts? Leave a comment.Continue Reading

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A plea to women who do too much.

My first boyfriend wrote me a poem for my sixteenth birthday that, paraphrased, went something like: Child of Atlas, release the world from your shoulders. It will remain in place, remain in its eternal spin, without you holding it up. My tendency to feel responsible for every being on the planet was so apparent earlyContinue Reading

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Glimpse TV w/ Marie Forleo: Why having more sex increases your business success.

I was entranced the minute I laid eyes on Marie Forleo. This vibrant, hilarious, truck-driver-mouthed dynamo had me at hello. I was at networking night at the Mama Gena’s School of Womanly Arts and Marie was regaling us with her hip-hop diva meets online marketing mogul style of wisdom and sass. She had us bootyContinue Reading

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The art of postponing your life.

It occurred to me today that I’ve been talking about meeting a man in New York City who I can bring home to Maine, make babies, live on the ocean, and start a life with for over two years. On a recent ten-day trip to Maine I started to get homesick. It’s the kind ofContinue Reading

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Feed your love every day (and other wise women relationship gems.)

One recent magical evening in New York I had the pleasure of circling up at Sarabeth’s with eight beautiful women. We were celebrating my friend Danielle’s birthday in pure goddess fashion. As we went around the table, each stating a desire for Danielle (kind of like a birthday wish but with a bit more turgor),Continue Reading

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