Jon Kabat-Zin says patience is a form of wisdom. It is being completely open to each moment, accepting it in it’s fullness, and acknowledging things unfold in their own time. Patience is remembering you can’t push the river—which I sometimes try to do when in unfamiliar or uncomfortable territory. Like when I am forced to…

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I have just spent a day and a half with 40 highly successful and sophisticated women at Spruce Mountain Ranch, my first Camp Experience event called Get Away and Get it!   I once again am reminded of the value of getting away and spending rich time with like minded people.  With great food, yoga, a…

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I have just returned from a 3 day writing retreat and I am reminded of the supreme power of getting away.  To be perfectly honest, the reason I went at all was because of a change in a client plan and I happened to have 3 days totally free.    I thought, “Maybe I should stil…

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Yesterday we had our biannual clothes trade. For the last 14 years, five women have been meeting every spring and fall to “trade” clothes. This much anticipated event has become quite a tradition and serves on many levels: It’s the perfect excuse to empty our closets of all those basement bargains, unwanted Christmas gifts, and…

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