Why seeing yourself as a teacher changes everything for the better

I’m on a gentle mission: to help everyone see themselves as teachers. Here is why I believe you need to see yourself as a teacher: Because when you see yourself as a teacher, you connect with your responsibility to light the way for others, not in a heavy martyred way, but with puckish delight: “Hey […]

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What you want is not who you are

Desire is not identity. You are not what you pine to create. You are the witness that watches all your desires arise. You wish to write like Elizabeth Gilbert, to start a social movement like Eve Ensler, to raise your kids and grandkids to be compassionate, to create an intimate union with your partner. Your […]

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How I do my business + why

I was so chuffed Racheal from The Yogipreneur asked me to join the ❤ Your Community Blog Tour. I don’t write enough about my business, and that kind of knowledge is so useful, both for those of you signing up for TeachNow and for anyone who wants to serve by sharing their ideas and expertise. Yesterday […]

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Savoring & Serving in March

Hey Lovely, I’m still wavering on how to do this monthly “glance back” in a way that feels juicy and of use, and I’m showing up anyway. Because waiting to get things figured out is such a waste and I’m actively letting go of my desire for certainty. It squelches my creative growth. Learning to […]

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Please Look in the Mirror

Ever think about how incredibly dependent humans are? You can’t survive without near constant instruction for a very long time. We big-headed mammals need to be taught how to do everything from what’s safe to eat to how to tie our shoes. Shoot, we even have to be taught how to breastfeed! You would have […]

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Grow a Resilient Mind and Get Out of Your Own Way

In honor of opening enrollment on TeachNow (1,006 happy students to date!), I’ve got a gift for you (whether you think of yourself as a teacher or not): A mini-course in developing a growth mindset! The view you adopt of yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life – far more than your level […]

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Seeing Through the “I’m Almost Ready” Illusion

I hear a lot of stories from clients and students that include some refrain on getting ready. As my friend Curt said, “You know how a dog will sometimes turn around and around in circles before finally lying down? That’s how I often feel when I have work to do. I need the perfect beverage. […]

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