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Don’t engage crazy, revisited

So, really resonated with people– I got emails, tweets, and Facebook comments.  And all of that discussion with people about their own toxic relationship situations revealed that a fair amount of time, maybe more often than not, people realized that there was a possibility that this was going to be a toxic relationship before they […]

Equinox: a creativity experience

Are you hungry for a moment of creating in the midst of all the doing and being that your life demands of you? Are you looking for a creative challenge that will gently stretch your abilities while opening you up to your possibilities? Do you just want time and permission to explore with horses, consider […]

10 Truths for Your Self-Acceptance Journey

Workshop/ Speaking event at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte

A January Round Up

A January Round Up

I have the great honor of being a blogger for a couple of great websites and I wanted to share my January posts with you.  I hope you’ll go check them out and share your thoughts! On Voxxi, I offered this small question and some thoughts on how it can help you find direction. The […]

Delight rather than deny

Delight rather than deny

“You should get it,” BF said me. I shook my head no.  I couldn’t even fathom the idea of buying something so impractical at that price. “I can’t,” I told him.  “I just can’t spend that money on it.” It was a handcrafted artisan bag, crafted out of silk and dark denim with embroidered tropical […]

Surveying the scene

Surveying the scene

Toxic relationships.  You know the kind.  People who are fun enough or nice enough some of the time which convinces you that that part of their being is their true being and the part that barbs at you or puts you down or is negative is, well, accidental- just a sometimes affair. I can tell […]

Five Sense Friday

Five Sense Friday

a way to capture the senses of each week…  tasting ::  ice cream.  A sweet celebration of our time together as a family.       hearing ::  Our Happy Family Day book that I put together last year to celebrate our family’s story.  It has been heavy in the reading rotation this week.     […]

the very first moment…

This week’s this moment comes early and with words… Three years ago today, this… and, just like that, everything changed, magnified, made sense. As we celebrate our little family today, I am sending good wishes out for each of your families.  For all of us, may the love that surrounds our families always be fueled by […]

Join me and Marci Anderson for a January 25th Twitter Chat.

Join me and Marci Anderson for a January 25th Twitter Chat.

I hope you’ll join me and Marci Anderson, a fabulous RD, for a twitter chat on January 25th at 8:30pm EST.  We’ll be talking about the new year and what we can and are doing to intentionally embrace wellness.  This talk is great for anyone who enjoys a positive environment, sharing ideas, and thinking about […]

Michelle's 2012 Vision Board

Having Visions of 2012 Part 2

I am so happy to share some more vision boards with you today to offer you inspiration as you put together your own– and also just to make your heart happy and eyes dance, even if you aren’t planning on making a vision board this year.