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Happy Mother’s Day Conversation

Happy Mother’s Day Conversation

When was the last time you had a conversation with your mother? So much has changed in the current year. The pandemic has separated mothers from their grown children, we've lost moms, we've had to go to extremes we hadn't imagined, and more. How do you connect anymore? I've created new ways of connecting and making my mother feel...

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Building Bridges with Paint Parties

Over the last several months, Apositiva's Cat Wilson has had the wonderful opportunity to share the gift of art with young folks in North Carolina through virtual paint parties. The events have been organized in conjunction with several local organizations focused on violence prevention, criminal justice innovation, and providing...

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Facing Clutter And Making Space

Every holiday season, I pull out boxes of decorations that bring liveliness and joy to my home and our office at Apositiva. Lately I've noticed that there's much more in those boxes than what I need to decorate these spaces. Things change: we no longer have the upstairs part of the Apositiva office, my son Rick isn't around as...

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Negative Stuff Bugging You?

Feeling down? Negative stuff bugging you ... news, attitudes? You can change it. Create a new theme for yourself that gives you a lift. My Mom's Theme My mom's recurrent theme is to put a bird on it. Every season mom sets out fresh decorations, and bakes something - always including a bird. Why? Because birds sing and make her...

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Head Bump!

Did you get lost in the world’s drama? Lose your touchstone? Get sucked into dark places? Sadness. Anger. Fear. What you need is a good head bump! One of my clients asked me the other day, “Are you always positive? Don’t you ever get down?” What can I say to such a compliment? “Sure. I have moments. It doesn’t have to be an hour...

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You’ve Been Holding It In

You've Been Holding It In The Scream! Right?  What you need is a place and time to let go.  Let all the frustration out.  Today is the day! July 29, 2020 - On a website in Iceland you can SCREAM ... at least on the website and let 'r rip!  They want to hear your scream. Go to the Iceland website www.lookslikeyouneediceland.com...

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Apositiva Has a New Address

Guess what?!  Apositiva has a new address.  Same location. New address. The City of Portland made some changes and as of May 1st, 2020, our address is one of those changes. Here is the new one: Apositiva, 37 South Hamilton Street, Ste. #1, Portland, OR 97239.

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February Specialness – Mindfulness

February Specialness Offer: Mindfulness and More. Full series. Access to full online Mindfulness course and one (1) private online session with Cat Wilson. Click here for Full Series. ============================== Feel better package. Access to full online Mindfulness course. Click here. A self-paced online class. Good till...

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Connecting with Apositiva

UPDATE January 2020: Our phone and email and all good stuff is up thanks to the good folks at HookSEO. Remember that if you email us and don't get a response right away, call our landline 503-525-0595. Let us know, as sometimes things happen and we don't realize our email has a challenge until you call. You can reach us at...

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Do You Remember Your Song?

In this holiday season, we go back in our memories and visit the music of our past. Do you ever feel that you have a song in you? We all do, you know. Today, as we step into the holiday season, I wanted to share a beautiful thought about you and your music. Do You Remember Your Song? I read an article that talked about the song...

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Trimming the Plant of Life

Does your life have some old goals you aren't tending? Bad habits to cut out? Are opportunities waiting at the nodes? Perhaps it's time to do a little “life gardening.” Trimming the Plant of Life How do you keep your plant healthy? You maintain it by clipping brown leaves and making new plants by clipping and transplanting the...

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New Life Perspective

Are you feeling down? Holiday getting to you? Need new perspective? Who do you know who laughs at life? Comedians show us new ways of looking at life … and make us laugh. When we laugh, we feel better. New Life Perspective I searched for an inspirational comedian to inspire a new life perspective. Richard Pryor popped up and I...

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Past Life/Future Life Benefit

Have you ever wondered if you lived before? Are you curious about time travel? Come to travel in time in a class to give you insight and benefit the community. On December 31, 2019 and January 1, 2020 Cat Wilson of Apositiva in Portland, Oregon holds the annual Past Lives/Future Lives Workshop, a benefit for the Portland Rescue...

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Mind Your Mind

  By Cat Wilson Are your thoughts serving you? Do you pick up stray words? Do you find yourself going down a dark path with your thoughts leading you to sadness, beating yourself up (beating yourself down)? Here are some tips on how to listen to yourself and engage productive thoughts by minding your mind. How do new words...

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Nurture Your Creative Nature

Are you a Creative? Many creative people are looking to express their passion. Yet, they get stuck. Do you have a creative nature you want to nurture? Creatives are artists, poets, musicians, writers, as well as talk show hosts, coaches, leaders, film makers, physicists (yes, technical people can be creatives, too), and other...

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Growing Coach Training Preview – Friday, November 8th!

Growing Coach Training Preview Do you want to make a difference? BE a Coach. Find out how Growing Coach Training can further your journey with Cat Wilson. This training is for Creative Coaches. There are lots of ways to help people  discover their life path or juggle a new business. Creativity opens the spirit. Click here to...

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You Have a Purpose, Let’s Find It!

Why am I here? What is the best expression of my gifts in this lifetime? I hear these questions from folks all over the world, in places like New York, North Carolina, California, Paris, Oklahoma, Portland, Vancouver, Mexico City, and Taiwan, just to name a few. So, it sounds like finding one’s purpose is a likely a universal...

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Spring Cleaning

By Cat Wilson A clean thought stream brings clarity. That stream is a part of a bigger ecosystem in our life that fills the spaces we inhabit and move through. Life is a combination of mind, body, and spirit, and all three are in relation with the places we spend our time. If we hope to grow, we can start by being conscious of...

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It's time to prosper

We all know that feeling—the one that says we're missing something important from our life. In our busy, noisy modern world, it's all too easy to neglect a part of what we need to be whole. Some aspect of our health, wealth, and happiness becomes a "maybe someday" or "I wish I could". Over time, we can stop believing in our...

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A New Story

A New Story By Cat Wilson Birds singing. Smells of spring float on the air. The minds wanders through memories, all part of a familiar story. Does this story uplift you, or is it time for something new? A story can give us a place to wander when our mind is busy. When we need a release whatever is distracting us from being our...

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Your Lucky St. Patrick's Day Special

Are you lucky?  People tell me I'm lucky. Stuff happens and they see how peaceful I am. Then something good happens. How do I maintain peace? Mindfulness! I attribute so much to my mindfulness, meditation, self-hypnosis, and tools to stay naturally calm.  It works! There's a great blog about how it works on Sciencenordic....

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