Tag Archives: busyness

Keeping the Light On.

Have you ever been wrestling with demons in the darkness only to discover, when the light comes on, that the demons are not who you thought they were? Since I fired Ambition, I have been in a funk. No passion, … Continue reading

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Digging Deeper

I was just in the Hoh rainforest where I witnessed this squirrel digging for treasure. The energy and certainty with which it dug was envious…and there was something I recognized in his industry. In contrast, my time in the rainforest … Continue reading

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Saying No to Distractions

I was preparing for dinner and thinking about what I wanted to read while eating when a voice said “just stop”. It wasn’t an angry voice. More like a gentle restraining hand at the edge of a cliff…”don’t do it…”. … Continue reading

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More about rushing…

According to Cheryl Richardson, I may be addicted to adrenaline. Which explains a lot about rushing, the topic of my previous post. It also makes me laugh because when I first read about adrenaline as a fuel source (Take Time … Continue reading

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Slowing Down

Today has been a quintessential Stella Sunday… and I really needed that calm, timeless day to recharge my batteries. I have been rushing too much lately. So this morning, instead of trying to cook soup with clutter on my oh-too-small … Continue reading

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Breakthrough!

I’m standing at the stove cooking dinner and singing “Ding dong the witch is dead. Which old witch? The wicked witch…” In my ongoing metamorphis to simplify and transfer list making to the Smartphone, I have been asking questions. What’s … Continue reading

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Adolescence

On Friday morning, I walked the labyrinth¬†at Whidbey¬†Institute in celebration of my friend Evan’s thirteenth birthday. As I circled inward, an old song began to play in my mind. It was from my very first visit to the Institute, then … Continue reading

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