Destress the Holiday

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It’s time for joy, family, and holiday fun! However, the holidays can be stressful. Let’s take a walk. Managing holidays, maintaining technical things like phones and calendars and computers, and adding holiday activities can create an overactive brain. Coming to that once a year gathering and talking to people you haven’t seen for a year can really challenge the nerves. In the meantime, you keep […]

April Showers Bring May Flowers

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Welcome to the Month of May!  It’s the month in the Pacific Northwest that follows a long season of rain, bringing loads of flowers like tulips and roses! What else is May? May is the month for Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, dancing around the Maypole, crowning of the May Queen, and some countries observe and honor workers (Memorial Day). May is an Old English […]

Sliding Doors

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Sliding Doors How would life be different if you had not missed the train? Recently we picked up an old movie called “Sliding Doors” with Gwyneth Paltrow. It’s a story about a woman whose life split when the doors of a subway car closed.  In one version of her life, she missed the train by a few seconds.  In the other version she happened to […]

Change Your Brain .. Walk with Me in the Rain

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Change Your Brain .. Walk with Me in the Rain Want Healthy?  Healthy = Being + Doing + Sharing.  Plan regular daily trips to “Healthy” using activity. Prepare for your daily healthy living by taking your bodies outside … walking and talking. Being in the moment and sharing. Being alive means being present in the moment. Be active in the experience of your life. Portland, […]

Spring Cleaning Therapy

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Spring Cleaning Therapy Procrastinating about cleaning? Boxes waiting to be sorted, shredded?  Dust bunnies rolling around like tumbleweed? Stuff to do taking up your idea creation space? Well, procrastinate no longer, you are about to get a lift! To Do List I made a list of things to do, including spring cleaning, taxes, and business to do’s.  And you know how it is… if you […]

Change the Pain Through Stories

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Changing the Pain Through Stories By Cat Wilson When was the last time you felt pain? How did you listen to it? (Or was it ignored?) Did you tell anyone? (Or hold it inside?) How did they listen? (Or not listen?) How did the story go from there?  (Or not go?)  Noticing pain, listening to pain, and entering a new story can lead to a […]

Bumps Ahead

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Bumps Ahead Over the last year, I’ve worked with hundreds of people who want to change something. Habits, attitudes, shape of their body, focus ability, and you name it. Everyone who comes in has a few gifts that another person who came in would have loved. As a matter of fact, there wasn’t a single something that one person came in for that someone else […]

Today’s World of Distress from a Cat’s Perspective

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Today’s World of Distress from a Cat’s Perspective Hi, I’m Dancer, the local cat mascot for Apositiva and today is my turn to write a blog. I’ve been watching my humans and listening.  You seem to be in a conversation about your world. I’m only in the background and people typically don’t ask me for advice, but I could give it. What am I hearing […]

18 Big Life Questions

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You are a wonderful, evolving being. Ask Big Questions and Join Us at Apositiva Institute in Portland, Oregon on the Road to Discovery and Success.

Who Am I?

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In looking over my journals from the past decade, and talking to lots of clients, I realized that the question of “Who am I?” came up several times. More from earlier years, as we explore in time and questions are answered in our story… and our deeds. Yet, on a walk in the healthy, growing forest which brings satisfying awakening in the solace of the […]