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Ayahuasca + My trip to Peru

I took a small bus 8hrs into the jungle, the experience felt like being inside a washing machine while traveling to the heart of Te Fiti in Moana. Incredibly green. I took a picture of the first waterfall I saw, thinking this was a special…


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I’m a big fan of the truth (and how to have a “smaller life”)

I’ve been talking about choosing a “smaller life” lately. In fact, I got into a bit of a rumble with my book lady last week because of something she says is provocative - though it is still my truth. I’ve got an unpopular opinion, the kind that…


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Putting Myself on the Menu

So, I hired a coach. I like calling her my "book sherpa" and I've also taken to referring to her as "The Book Lady." The truth was, I felt really sick and tired of saying, "I'm working on my 3rd book," while I just kept getting in my own way of…


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Summer Success Starts with Confidence: A Guide to Navigating the Homestretch of the School Year

If you're anything like me, you've been in the whirlwind of wrapping up the school year and getting ready for summer. I don't know about you but...MY HEAD IS SPINNING. As the school year draws to a close, it's natural to feel a mix of excitement and…


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If this isn’t what I’m supposed to be doing…what should I be doing?

I was at my third job of the day, it was 9pm at night and all I could think about as I left my office was if I would be able to meet the Chinese delivery guy in the driveway before they closed for the evening. I worked hard—for my degrees…


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The Summer of Slow

I'm exhausted. The last few months, I have felt like a duck in water--it looks all good on the surface but my feet are feverishly paddling down below to stay afloat. And I'm worn out. While the days have been filled with so many good things--from…


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How to Change Who We Are

How many voices do you have in your head? How many versions of you are vying for the talking stick at once, trying to make decisions in your life? We have the child-self…which often has unhealed wounds we are still operating from…We have our…


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Making The Shift > Comparison to Possibility

Making The Shift > Comparison to Possibility Mindrise Coach, Danielle Ford Last week I invited a friend to come to yoga with me. My friend politely thanked me for the invitation but declined with an added “I’m not good at yoga”. I replied…


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Dare to Dream

Dare to Dream by Mindrise Coach, Jennifer Wielage   I dare you to dream.   I dare you to look inside, precious one, and imagine what you are here to create, to experience, to accomplish with this one wild and precious life. I dare you to…


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Sweat Lodge

He's the kind of guy who calls women 'baby' and men 'big guy.' Like someone from another era. A survivalist. A tracker. I'm pretty sure that if I ever found myself in a deserted island situation, this would be my one phone call. This weekend, I had…


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