Steady now… hold the course

Persistence, in the face of all the distractions life provides, is the most important part of making goals. I write a lot, most of it just for my personal use and not with the intention of publishing.  I write as part of the process of manifesting ideas and goals, and it turns into a record that, if…

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The Uncommon

Daniel says he believes fear is a requirement for success. He says that successful people are afraid of uncommon things. Perhaps they do not perceive safety or esteem in an average way. Like I referenced in the post on boundaries two days ago, I suspect that fear is actually part of pleasure. Should fear be construed…

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Staying Connected to Creativity

Check out what we are doing now: friend me on snapchat for a real behind the scenes @brookthere or follow this blog by email – click that follow button in the lower right corner! I’ve been doing a meditation for the past few days that feels really interesting. The idea is this: spend the meditation reviewing…

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New Year Thoughts

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Vision

As it so happens, when you announce on your blog that you no longer want to wear glasses, people just come out of the woodwork to say that they stopped wearing glasses some time back and their vision improved. So, while I’m not expecting a miracle, I have been doing a fair bit of research…

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Summer Break

As it would seem, I don’t write in the summer. There’s this odd little confluence of fashion calendar, (2x year collections, one of which needs to be completed in AUGUST, which is hard, and the other in JANUARY, which is easy), Maine summer weather and Maine summer houseguests (who we love.) This was the photo…

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the creative river + the body rhythm

I dreamt the other night about herding cats. Many of them, and quite a few kittens too. Cats are such squirrely little beasts that they kept slipping out of my grasp.  It felt impossible to keep track of them and keep them all together! Herding cats, as you no doubt know, is the famous metaphor…

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Selfless Love vs. The Two Way Street

I love writing about relationships. They’re this universal that everyone can identify with. There’s this meme regarding relationships that I’ve encountered in the yoga/ new-age / alterna-living spheres that goes something like this:  in evolved or enlightened people, all love relationships become unconditional love relationships, where we behave in a purely selfless manner, like we…

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