Taking the full measure of life

Entries from February 2009

Support for the Year of Self-Care: Pause, Ask, Listen, & Respond

February 27th, 2009 · 6 Comments

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Tags: 26 changes: the year of self-care · New Year's resolution · sturm and drang · weight loss

The Year of Self-Care: Offer Yourself Empathy

February 18th, 2009 · 8 Comments

Offer yourself empathy. This is a very important step in self-care.  I started to say it’s one of the top three lessons I’ve learned in the past couple of years of self-care. Really, it’s one of the most important lessons I’ve learned in my whole life. Before the start of 2006, before I began offering […]

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Tags: 26 changes: the year of self-care · weight loss

The Big Question Marks

February 8th, 2009 · 20 Comments

When I quit my job, it seemed so plain to me:  I needed to quit my job. I love to write.  I had already researched freelance writing extensively.  The plan fit.  I knew the path wouldn’t be easy, but I felt pretty euphoric about it. And then I crashed into an emotional wall and fell […]

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Tags: gratitude · sturm and drang · winter

Health, Food Allergy, & Sustainability Tidbits for You

February 3rd, 2009 · 8 Comments

It’s been about a hundred years since I did a tidbits post.  I kid you not when I say that I had about 200—two hundred!—tabs open in Firefox that I needed to go through and close yesterday.  Some of those were links I was considering sharing with you. Here are a few of the best […]

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Tags: allergen-free recipes · dessert · gratitude · locavore · vegetarian