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19 More Random Acts of Kindness + Small Acts of Love

I was talking to astounding server-of-life Julie Daley this morning about a fall event we are dreaming up with sizzle muse extraordinaire  Dyana Valentine, mega-soul mogul Danielle LaPorte, make-your-own-luck maven Susan Hyatt (get her new book, it is great!), the healer-of-healers Diane Chung and shaman speaker teacher Gail Larsen, when Julie said, We tend to […]

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19 Random Acts of Kindness

A month and three days ago, Beth’s son was murdered. Beth belongs to my Savor & Serve community. She attended one of my retreats last year. Over the years, I’ve gotten to share her heart’s desires, to walk with her as she makes a life she loves – and even to know her son a […]

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Despair You are So Busted

Listening to NPR this morning, a doctor in Afghanistan said the entire country is very depressed. Caught between our drones and the Taliban, with no justice, no hope, no normalcy, despair is killing them. Driving home, I thought about how despair and depression threatens so many of us these days – even though we are […]

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Everything is Conspiring on Your Behalf – Everything

Everything in my life is conspiring to teach me to savor & serve. I wonder if that is true for you, too? From the messages on the Yogi tea tags to every book I pick up to the interviews I did yesterday for Teach Now with Michael Jones, Brian Andreas and Lee-Ann Regan. It feels […]

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How You Teach is How You Do Everything

by Michele Lisenbury Christensen and me As you read through the following list, you may see yourself more than once.  We sure do. This list of ways we can approach teaching is both diagnostic and prescriptive – it will lead you to sparkling fresh insights and some new wiggle room in teaching.  Each point proposes […]

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Savoring in the Face of It all

Can you feel it? I know you can. The world is pressing on you – the suffering, the uneasiness, the restless “get me out of here, make it safe again” feeling. People are worried, edgy, afraid. For good reason. How do you savor life in the midst of all of this? Here is what I […]

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“What do I have to contribute? I’m no one special.”

Yesterday late afternoon, I made a video about how I savored and served the world yesterday in the face of the Japanese disaster. I didn’t have the energy to write a post until this morning but the forums were buzzing at Savor & Serve Cafe with “What do I do?” with this magnitude of suffering, […]

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Serve Yourself (Perhaps on a Bed of Baby Lettuce)

Meditating this morning I flashed on my upcoming Kripalu retreat Stepping into your S-hero’s Journey and how I want to start planning it… I started to wonder: How will I help women step into their power, their savoring, their serving? (It’s the first time I’ve lead this retreat.) Thoughts began crowding around offering very useful […]

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Union, Carrot Juice and Your Gorgeous Unique Heart

Shazaaaaam! My last post about letting go of boxes, the box of who I am or who think I’m supposed to be, strummed a cord of freedom with so many of you. We see how we get in the way of savoring and serving – for entire moments at a time (insert wry grin). Here’s […]

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