An Inspired Life.

 Life through the
lens of a control-freak perfectionist in recovery.

I Have A Confession…

I used to be so terrified of change. That's the life of a control freak though. We’re afraid if something changes we’ll fall apart. And with a grip as tight as mine, it usually did. But it was all for my highest good. The change I feared most was actually the best...

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The Most Intelligent Thing We Own

“Holding on to anger is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die.” – Buddha   I caught a cold one night this Summer. It came on like a lightening bolt. One minute it wasn’t there, the next minute it was. Just like that. Boom. Sneeze attack....

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The Fear That Made Me

Fear. Let's talk about fear. I mention this a lot to my students and clients, and when I do I speak of my own fears. And just how much power they hold over me. And almost always, the person I'm speaking to seems to think that can't be true. "You don't strike me as...

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Smells like Fall!

"Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go." - Unknown Fall is here and it is time to break out our favorite fall traditions!  I love to watch the colors change, and although we don't get too much here in Charleston, we do get some! The air smells woodsy...

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I’m Having A Love Affair…

I'm falling in love with life... I’m not waiting for a lover I'm having a love affair with the wind The way the sand moves through my toes The way the water moves past my skin I'm having a love affair With the sounds of the trees The movement of the breeze The ways my...

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Doubt is a Drug I’m Quitting.

It’s raining today. Just started Thunderstorming… the perfect time to nest and let creativity soar.  So I do this thing… (Perhaps many humans do this thing. Or only Perfectionists) I do this thing where I doubt the shit out of myself.   Why?   Because being...

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Warning: this could get raw.

I’m about to start crying. So I’m here. And I’m going to write about it. Warning: this could get raw. It can be such a beautifully painful thing, to be a woman. We are some of the most magnificent creatures and yet we are rarely treated as such. I recently dated this...

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Do You Have A Daily Yoga Practice?

“Do you have a daily practice?” It landed like a boom. And with anyone else I would have been like “Well….No, but everything can be a yoga practice, you know”. Which is very true.  And very much, in this instance, a cop out. And as a reply to this particular question…...

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Finding LuLu..

The Story that Changed my Life (and still is)…   On May 12, 2008 my father died. I was 20 years old. The world lost one of the best fathers ever. And I lost myself. I lost LuLu, His girl. I lost the girl who never needed approval from any man. A girl who never...

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