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Coming home to Presence

Hello Beautiful  Reader, I can hardly believe Thanksgiving is over, Hanukkah has begun, and the Winter Solstice and Christmas are only weeks away.  Tara Brach’s guided meditation  “Coming Home to Presence” (13-min)  is my favorite way to relax my body and … Continue reading

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All Shapes and Sizes

Hello again Lovelies, I’ve started work on my book again. It feels so00 good to be physically able to write and create and make! I am grateful for every moment that I am doing what I love. Writing is medicine for … Continue reading

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Treasure Chest Thursday

One of the things I adore doing is sharing treasures and ways to Be the Beauty you Love with Readers, friends, even the occasional ‘stranger’. I am always discovering engaging things that I want to crow about and this one is especially … Continue reading

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Engaging with Relaxation: Swinging on a cloud

Hello Beauty-full Readers, I hope you are having a peaceful Sunday. If you are, and especially if you aren’t, you might want to try Cloud gazing. It is one of my favorite ways to Engage, relax and reconnect. Only 2 … Continue reading

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Independence Day: welcome to some hard-won Luck (part two)

“What I had, then and still have now, is something a lot to offer, teach and give. All of it time-tested and Mother approved.  Through the best of times and the worst, these practices have engaged my senses in Beauty and … Continue reading

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Rise and Shine: Happiness is your nature!

Hi Beauties, There is more than ever to celebrate this Father’s Day, Solstice weekend because the United Nations has declared June 21 the first-ever International Day of Yoga!   Would you like to be radiantly healthy, spiritually awake & passionately engaged this … Continue reading

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The Art and Science of Engaging with Happiness: A free online course for people who want to be Happy

“Happiness is a how; not a what. A talent, not an object.”  -Herman Hesse Hello Beautiful Readers, Harvard educated psychologist and happiness expert, Dan Gilbert’s 2006 TED Talk, The surprising science of happiness, has been seen and or heard by … Continue reading

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How to Be Your Own True Love Right Now in the Middle of Everything!

Hello again Beauties, As the holidays grow closer and commitments grow greater, I invite you to give your self the gift of bliss by be-coming present to and nurturing your own True Beauty. After a life time of looking for … Continue reading

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Engaging with Thanks….

  Hello Lovely Readers, As the holidays grow closer it can be harder to stay engaged and remember to be the Beauty you are and Love. To this end I offer a photo of the rose on my writing desk … Continue reading

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Miracles, Medicine, and the Healing Power of Sound Waves

“We trust that the magic of sound, will contribute an ever greater measure to the relief of human suffering.” Robert Assagioli M.D.(1888-1974)Founder of Transpersonal Psychology Hello Lovelies, How are you feeling? I am feeling better than I have in a very … Continue reading

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#Capturing Gratitude: Engaging with Happiness and More

Hello Lovelies, Happy Autumn and Shanah Tovah! How exciting to be entering a new season and cycle of life. I had planned on posting something entirely different, but when I received an invitation from one of my heroes, the amazing … Continue reading

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Expanding your Happiness and Engaging your Senses go Hand in Hand: Two top notch free meditations you can use right now!

  “The meaning of life is to give life meaning.”   I’ve been making a lot of lemonade out of lemons lately: my mother fell down the stairs while visiting me and somehow wasn’t seriously injured, my daughter’s father’s heart … Continue reading

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It’s never too late: engaging with determination and Beauty

Happy New Year Lovely Reader! How fortuitous that this year begins with a new moon in the sign of Capricorn. According to spiritual astrologer, Jan Spiller, “on this day wishes concerning the following categories that are related to that sign … Continue reading

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Inspiration Thursdays

Aloha Lovely Readers, I am so excited to tell you that I am soon to be the owner of this spiffy new scooter! Every season offers its own special treats for engaging the senses. I’ve always loved Autumn with its … Continue reading

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Engaging with James Franco

In this short, smart interview from Cannes, James gives us insight into his inspiration for bringing Faulkner’s literary masterpiece to the screen. Given that a recent study performed by the New School for Social Research suggests that readers may benefit more … Continue reading

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Birdsong day or night!

Aloha Chickadees,   I mentioned in my last post that I was deprived of birdsong and other pleasures while recovering this summer. Well one day during this unwanted ‘detour’, my daughter entered my bedroom and immediately stopped to hear more … Continue reading

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Therapy rabbits, horses, and llamas bring joy and help heal..and they aren’t even Buddhists

Animal assisted therapy is not a game or trivial pastime. It can be part or all of an effective treatment plan for a long list of disorders ranging from cerebral palsy to attention deficit disorder, and may succeed at bringing … Continue reading

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Tea and Poetry for Breakfast

Aloha Lovely Readers, I want to share the poem below, by the talented, lyric, Rita Dove, with you today.You may remember her from her stint as The United States Poet Laureate from 1993-95. I had my poetry for breakfast with … Continue reading

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A Kick in the Artist….

“Marina Abramovic´ “The artist is present”. Over a three-month period in 2010, performance artist Marina Abramovic spent more than 700 hours sitting in a chair at a small table in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. For seven … Continue reading

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Fall in love with yourself. Fall in love with life.

Aloha Lovely Readers, As a long time meditator, Yoga teacher and student, I wanted to share this with you. It only takes 15 minutes of your day and the effects are cumulative. My beloved and I participated in an earlier … Continue reading

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