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I Walk Woke

I Walk Woke

Woke! I am Woke! I walk Woke! As a fifth grade teacher in the 1970’s urban ghetto of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, I cringed to hear a phrase like “I woke!” I used my red pen generously on my class’s writings. “Using Eubonics is forbidden,” said the stern principal, […]

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Listening to My Heart

As a young woman many decades ago, I heard a remarkable lecture on human consciousness and the shifting of power over thousands of years. Once upon a time, feminine (YIN) energy prevailed as the primary connection to Source, through birth, nurturing, healing, cultivating Mother Earth, etc.  Then masculine forces (YANG) came into […]

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Daily Adventures

I just completed a chapter entitled, “Call of the Wild” in Gregg Levoy’s sizzling book about passion, Vital Signs. The chapter focused on raw energy and the alacrity often felt via exotic adventures and extreme sports. I fondly recalled some of my wild moments, such as rafting down the […]

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Easy as….

When I interact with couples and singles in coaching, I hear about their struggles, clashes and differences. I understand that this is part of relationships. Faced with difficult challenges, we find powerful and humble ways to ease the conflicts and build the relationship. I also know celebrating […]

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The Myth of Leaving a Legacy

For as long as I can remember, I have felt a strong urge to find a powerful way of leaving a legacy of a life well-lived. The longing ached in me. How will I do this? When? For whom? With whom? The questions gnawed at me. A friend […]

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6 Ways to Lighten Up

“Summertime and the living is easy”… remember that old song? My friend Sue can really belt that one out! Are you having a fun summer? I notice I alternate from being so busy to letting it all go and relaxing. What a fine balance of being productive and then […]

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Is Your Yin-Yang in Balance?

Is Your Yin-Yang in Balance?

Here we are right in between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Feel a big hug from the bearers of life! Mother’s Day and Earth Day are celebrations of spring and our real and symbolic Mother in all her beautiful yin feminine energy. As we approach Father’s Day and summer […]

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Mystery of Manifesting

One day I was meditating, as I often do, and I heard a clear message — “Have a spring event to bring together community.” Ok, I’ll see where this leads. I am so curious about the mystery of manifesting. So I talked with a Sufi friend about […]

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Plant a Tree

Plant a Tree As spring approaches, I see buds starting to pop out on the shrubs in my yard. New life is beginning to sprout all around me. Being a holistic counselor and relationship coach, I like to apply lessons from nature to human existence. Here are some […]

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Media Addiction and Intimacy

I have been noticing my media addiction. Being hooked on social media and electronics is seriously distracting me from intimacy with those in my life. I am shocked to say this! How surprising that I too am sucked into the feeling of urgency to keep checking my gadgets, all the while neglecting […]

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2016 Best in Category: Relationship Coaching

Jim and Ruth Sharon

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