Find or Create Your Sacred Space

In Phoenix / Paradise Valley, we have a wonderful, spiritual retreat. It consists of the sacral buildings; the church, chapels, dorms, but it also has a huge, enclosed, desert area. While walking the paths, day or night, you can come upon benches hidden in the trees, a labyrinth, gazebos, sculptures, and bunnies hopping here and […]

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When you gained some weight back…

Everything was going so well.  You were losing  it: pound after pound…  week after week. You got near your ideal weight.  And then.  You sort-of-fell-off-the-wagon.  There was so much going on. Stress? You ate the bad food.  There was nothing going on. Boredom. So you ate the bad food.  And one day you weigh yourself […]

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Weight Loss Kindness

Self-care doesn’t come natural. Self-kindness needs to be learned. By default we use self-judgement. Even after listening to Pema Chodron for hours, “self-kindness” still sounds too soft to me. I don’t associate it with achieving goals… People who know me can say how hard I can be on myself – and maybe you know from […]

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