The Practical Spirit

#14Days … from a different angle

On Monday, October 6th CBSNews kicks off the #14 Days on the Wagon campaign to bring awareness to the struggles that accompany recovery from addiciton. The challenge to give up alcohol, drugs, etc. for 14 days is a chance to provide support and solidarity to those in recovery, and also to potential jumpstart the process…

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Breaking the Cycle of Fear and Worry

This is a post I wrote a couple of years ago but it feels really relevant right now. With current events bringing up fear and feelings of helplessness, I wanted to bring it back to the forefront. The suggestions may seem small or even self serving, but remember that you can be of service to…

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Sovereignty and Feeling it in my Core

If you have been around here for the last couple of years you might recall that every year I choose a focus word. (You can find last year’s here, and the year before here.) This year I am doing things a little differently. I still have a word – while I’ll talk about in a…

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How To Recognize Your Intuition

As a special holiday treat to wrap up 2013,  I have a special guest post today from the lovely Karina Ladet! I hope you enjoy it an that you carry it with you into the new year. See you in 2014! __________________________________________________________________  How to Recognize Your Intuition We’ve all been there. You have a really…

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Quicksand: Pulling yourself out of the muck

Sometimes life gets out of hand. Setbacks and hard times overwhelm you and it feels like the harder you fight against it the deeper it sucks you in, like… quicksand. So you’re stuck and overwhelmed and you just want something to grab onto. A branch to help you pull yourself out, or at least to…

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