Spring Cleaning

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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 the […]

Love in a Shell

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What keeps us from expressing love out in the open? Even if you don’t have a romantic love connection, there are plenty of opportunities to express love with our friends, family, and ourselves. But when it feels like everyone else is parading around with bouquets of roses and heart shaped balloons, the easiest thing is to withdraw our love, like a soft creature hiding in […]

Happy Valentine’s Day! Make Pie!

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What kind of gift shows love? Chocolate? Flowers? A gift card? How about something different? Happy Valentine’s Day! Make a Pie! This recipe found it’s way to many a stomach in my family and among my friends. This pie is a recipe for those who can eat wheat, that I found in the Oregonian years ago. Show your love when you say Happy Valentine’s Day! […]

Got Love? No Got Love?

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Have a Lover, Got Love? No Got Love? by Cat Wilson and Scott Yeager February is here. The month of love means different things to different folks. If you have a lover in your life, you could relate to February with joy and anticipation. If you don’t have a love interest, this could be an angsty time. You might be looking at happy couples with […]

What Type Are You?

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Feeling Stuck? Need motivation? Curious about what makes you do… you? With a little help, you can understand how you create your world and how to work within it. You can discover your type, from the perspective of Neuro-linguistic Programming, or NLP. Get unstuck and find insight on staying motivated, by shedding a little light on the mystery of yourself. If Only I Had a […]

Mindful in the Moment

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How do you handle life when everything starts looking foggy?             In looking forward to the unknown, how are you sustained in your wanderings? Can you be calm when the seas of life get choppy? Can you be mindful in the moment? Today I spoke with a friend I hadn’t seen in over 20 years. Why did it take so […]

Inspiration to Find Meaning

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Nature reminds us that we move in a cycle of seasons as part of a bigger story of place, being, and time. In the season of winter you have the opportunity to rest, reflect, go inside. Here is an opportunity for you to explore and get inspiration to find meaning. What is your meaning? Do you have work that combines personal meaning, continued income, and […]

Setting Intentions Energizes Your Future

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Goal setting is popular in coaching circles. It’s a good thing, but do you know the intention for making it happen? Let’s talk about intentions. In setting goals, one writes a specific outcome with a timeline and who and what it involves … along with an action plan. Intention is defined as “a determination to act in a certain way.”  It gives purpose to direct […]

It’s a Lesson in Perspective

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  Yesterday morning I was doing my daily mindfulness time and was looking out through the large window with a view of several trees. It was a bright beautiful morning and a lot of birds were flying south in their morning journey for the day. I noticed five birds flying together and was surprised when all of a sudden four of the birds moved rapidly […]

Seriously, Go Play

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Play Do you play? Play is what you do to have fun. What defines play? One definition of play is: to amuse oneself, entertain oneself, enjoy, relax, frolic, frisk, to move or function freely, perform, or spontaneous activity of children. According to Perri Klass, M.D. in a NY Times article Taking Playtime Seriously play is “essential for development and essential for learning.” Kids naturally play from birth. […]