Tag Archives: Personal transformation tools

Inspiring people to live full out

Last week I streaked my hair purple on a whim while getting my hair cut at the Supercuts in Kona Commons. On this day, Cody set me down in his chair. He’s a stylish hip young man with the coolest … Continue reading

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Twelve hugs a day for growth

Many of us have seen the quote, “We need four hugs a day for survival. We need eight hugs a day for maintenance. We need twelve hugs a day for growth.” I believe it and I say it, but I … Continue reading

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Morning ritual in Paradise

It’s the weekend, an early morning on my back lanai. I’m reveling in the quiet with deep breathing, and emptying my mind of any stress by being present. My gratitude journal sits nearby and my copy of The Four Agreements … Continue reading

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Feeling stressed? Mimic your fat old cat in the sun.

Now that my daughter and I are three weeks into this college shopping trip, a friend asked how I’m doing on choosing my attitude. (See That’s quite an affirmation ya’ got there…”). While our pace has been brisk, I’m happy … Continue reading

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A walk on the beach; or was that a root canal?

After three days with a toothache, I finally admitted that it would not go away on its own. My dentist’s receptionist, Christina, was her usual cheery self when I called. She’s definitely part of the dental therapy; her laugh is … Continue reading

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New Year’s actions

Last week our Women’s Circle gathered at Reverend Ana’s home for the best solstice celebration I’ve ever attended. Singing and drumming around the fire circle, we dismissed the longest night and honored the coming light with the possibilities of the … Continue reading

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Black moon lifts me from a black hole

It’s Tuesday morning and I’m taking Faye to Waimea for school. As I drive, I recognize I’m in a black hole, a funk, and I have to get out. I’ve been uneasy for days, but it’s escalated, or should I … Continue reading

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