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At a dinner party the other week, I stuck my fork into the center of my brique, using my right hand to splice it in half, delicately, with a steak knife.

My pink lip gloss stuck to the rim of my stemless water glass as I took a sip, and the man across from me asked, “So…what do you do?”
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Follow Your Bliss & the Money Will Follow? Maybe Not…

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Pssst! It’s me again. I know I sound like a broken record. But, puh-lease: can you stop putting so much pressure on me?!

I’m fragile, like that orchid on your windowsill you’re trying so hard to keep alive. I only thrive under the exact right circumstances.
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My Sunday Morning Secret

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Sunday is my favorite day of the week. It’s sacred time–when I don’t schedule anything, when I step away from my devices, and when I avoid driving or buying anything (if I can). Time when I follow my whims. Time when I recharge by letting spaciousness reign.

Whether I’m out late with friends the night before, or I’ve spent the evening alone watching Netflix on my couch, I sleep in on Sundays, letting the day unfold organically from there.
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When it’s too hard to sit quietly with yourself.

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You wave a glowing match across the wick of your new, beeswax candle. Into the golden flame you immerse the tip of a fresh stick of sandalwood incense.

As you inhale the sweet, musky scent, you feel your breath deepen, your shoulders relax.
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No Time, No Energy, No Space to Practice?

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If you want to live from your wisdom, joy, and depths, then you need to create the time and space to cultivate this.

You wake up to your dog licking your hand as it dangles over the edge of your bed. Peeling off your black, silk eye mask, you squint as you reach for your iPhone on your nightstand. Seeing what time it is, you feel a wave of shame wash over you. Dang it! You overslept. Again.

Lying back down with a sigh, phone in hand, you check for new texts, Facebook notifications, and Instagram likes. The torrent of thoughts inside your head momentarily subsides as you look at selfies of women aglow post-yoga, and all the purple smoothies and green juices everyone else is sipping for breakfast right now.
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