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Your wisdom

What's Your Wisdom? from Kate Swoboda on Vimeo. (!!!!) I just really loved the way this project turned out. I see it as seven minutes of sitting back and getting centered, remembering and re-remembering that we are so much more alike than we tend to believe. Getting...

What else is there?

What else is there?

Rich & Yvonne Dutra-St.John of Challenge Day I had the honor and privilege of interviewing these two wonderful souls for The Courageous Living Program, Rich & Yvonne of Challenge Day. The Challenge Day organization primarily works with youth in schools--and...

Commitment & accountability

Commitment & accountability

Commitment and accountability are tough, for most people. Committing to something is a profound declaration to the world that you are going to face challenges, and stay with what comes up, no matter what. It's practically daring the world to start testing you. And...

Don’t dull your flame

Don’t dull your flame

Here's the thing: don't dull your flame. I would love to tell you that if you just "be yourself," others will come around. I would love to tell you that the choices will always be easy. They're not, and that's okay. Easy is often less interesting. But along the way, I...

Not taking it personally

Not taking it personally

"Don't take it personally." "It's none of my business what anyone else thinks of me." "Don't give your power away to what other people think." I'd hear these things, and I'd think: Yeah. But HOW? I kept trying this whole " not taking it personally " thing. I was...

Balance is breathing

On of the yoga poses I most love is Standing Bow Pulling Pose, which frankly always looks easier to me in pictures than it actually is. I love this pose because when I can do it, I feel like a total rockstar. Finding the balance in that posture is, to me, the closest...