Posts Tagged "links"

4 Songs {and other things} I’m Crushing On Right Now

{We interrupt this Christmas Vacation to bring you some random tidbits of inspiration. Why? Because sometimes the holidays require a bit of interruption, and because I’m still too lost in creating my own quiet space to offer you anything…you know, substantial or coach-y. } Imagine Dragons – Radioactive: Damn proud to say I loved them before they made it big. {I’m usually way behind the curve to every claim such a thing.} Mumford & Sons – White Blank Page: This is one of those “behind the curve” artists. Yes, I just found them and I’m working my way through their older stuff. This song = swoon. Broken Bells – The Ghost Inside: I’m sure what it is about this song that pulls me in, but it IS great for art journaling. Lindsey Sterling – Crystallize: I love the mix of classic and edge lately. And some non-music balm to feed…

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Meet Peter Gray, PhD: Psychologist AND Organic Parenting Contributor! Eeeeee!

The nerd in me (okay, that IS me) pretty much fell in love with Peter Gray when I found his articles on Psychology Today a few years back. He’s an evolutionary developmental psychologist and research professor of psychology at Boston College with an interest in alternative approaches to education with an emphasis on autonomous play. (Human nature + asking good questions + alternative anything + autonomy + play? You can see my fascination.) And then my heart really went all pitter-patter when he replied to my invitation to join the Organic Parenting e-course with “How could I refuse!” ♥ I’d like to introduce him in two different ways: By sharing snips from our interview, which comes as part of the e-course, and By sharing some of my favorite articles of his so you can get to know his message. Let’s start with my favorite articles: How To Advise and Help…

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May :: Newness, Highlights and Linky Love

I’m really still trying to wrap my head around the fact that it’s June. I’ve been way too busy over these past two months to properly savor each of them and I’m mindfully working at slowing things down over here. Being busy sucks, and it’s toxic if it’s not a good busy. Our busy has been both good and bad, full of stress and overflowing with goodness. Ah, contrast… May’s Newness :: ♥ I’ve tweaked a few things on my site and am loving my new header and the new layout for my tools. I’ve also fixed the annoyng issue of the font not working in Chrome. Since my new design launched in March it’s been nonstop tweaking and fixing. Let me know what you think or if anything isn’t working properly for you! ♥ The Organic Business Mastermind is running again for the third time. We start on Monday!!…

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April :: Inspiration, Newness + Highlights

I haven’t done a post like this since October, which should be an indication of either how much fun we’ve been having or how poor of a memory I have. I’ll let you determine which. April’s Highlights Oh man, April both rocked my face off and threatened to overwhelm me. ♥ I started a new weekly series where I take some of the quotes I place on Facebook and expand on them on the blog every Friday. You can find more here. ♥ The Great Blog Comment Debate Everyone has an opinion that really only fits themselves. This one is mine. ♥ Anxiety, Overwhelm, Sorrow :: And All I Heard Was Love It was one intense, exhausting, heartbreaking, beautiful and wonderful weekend. ♥ Feeling Too Drained to Take Care of You? Yeah, I got there this month. Below is the video that got me back. April’s Newness ♥ I can add headline…

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8 Strategies to Fill Your Cup, Tea Parties with Fear and RootsofShe.com

Have you heard of Roots of She? It’s this gorgeous website offered by this beautiful woman, Jenn Gibson, to help you create connection, joy and solidarity in your life. I’m part of her Winter Tribe, offering bits of Organic Wisdom every other week. And it dawned on me that I hadn’t shared those links with you! Post #1: One Last Tea Party With Fear Post #2: 8 Strategies to Fill Your Cup, Even When You “Don’t Have Enough Time” There’s four more posts to come before spring! Jenn has also been my coaching client for the last several months, meaning I’ve had the honor to know her, her vision and her heart and soul deeply and intimately, and let me just say, Wow! Jenn is doing some beautiful things in her world and to watch her and support her has been incredible and inspiring and seriously…fun! Here’s a peak into…

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Cutting My Dreadlocks, Contagious Clippers – And a Video!

The always gorgeous, always talented Tiffani Bearup sent me over the first of two videos of our Head Shaving weekend. I love you, Tiffani. You helped me commemorate one of the most incredible experiences of my life. Thank you for your talent, your heart and soul and all the tiny things you offered me in one brilliant weekend. ♥ It’s Contagious, I Tell Ya There is something about it that is contagious. Check it out: From Wild Zen: It was perfect, a part of the deep cleansing I was doing, a way to take what was inside and wear it outside, a symbol of new transformation in my life. I thought it was going to be a lesson in embracing my ugly – I wasn’t expecting to feel so radiant and sexy! I have bounds of clarity, especially in what is “other people’s stuff” and what’s mine (like how some…

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October :: Inspiration, Newness + Highlights!

We’ve been in Nashville for the month of October, spending time with family and celebrating my Granny’s 97th birthday. I’ve loved watching the leaves fall, drinking hot tea in the morning and talking with my Granny. In fact, I finally finished editing and uploading the videos of her talking about her life – all 12 of them! Here’s the first one: But it’s the conversation I got to have with her at the end of the last one that I love hearing over and over. You can watch all of them here: TheOrganicSister’s Channel. October Highlights October was the month of the video for me. ♥ How I Wash My Dreads (And Other Dreaded Things) I did a video on how I wash my dreads, for all you dready lovers (and curious folk). But what really made that post hard to publish was the secret I let loose at the…

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September NEWness, Highlights + Inspiration!

Fall is here! And as silly as it sounds, I’m very excited to finally be in a climate that will allow me to watch the leaves change. Currently we’re in Kentucky, heading south to Tennessee to spend time with family and celebrate my great-granny’s 97th birthday (hopefully with a little surprise for her if I can manage my time well!). NEW Excitement! ♥ THE ORGANIC SISTERHOOD! Wahooooooo! It’s launched! It’s growing! It’s bee-yoooo-tee-ful! Have you received your access code yet? ♥ ODDBALL JUGGLING! Have you seen Justin and Zeb’s new business! They are making juggling balls for families and sharing the fun and benefits of juggling with everyone! ♥ From Sustainable Baby Steps: Oh all kinds of new stuff over there, from Healthy Breakfast Foods to Natural Family Planning Methods and more new stuff in between! ♥ You Are Not Alone: Five Powerhouse Ladies Tell the Truth About Anxiety You…

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August Recap and Inspiration!

Holy Moly! I knew August would be busy, but it really zoomed by for me. I thought doing a monthly recap would be a great way to share some inspiration, but I think it might also be nice for me to sit with it all again too. Blog Highlights ♥ Is Our Anti-Child Society Your Fault?: This was a great conversation starter, although I was surprised how many people missed the real message…that to live with integrity, we have to start being open with our beliefs in a way that feels like integrity. ♥ The Importance of Having Your Own Tribe: A video about how important I have experience tribes to be and why. ♥ When The Soul Lies Down: Some of my own Organic Wisdom on needing to be and actually getting grounded in myself. This one is still an almost daily habit for me over here. ♥ Understanding…

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Inspiration Monday – The (Official) Birth of a Family

It’s been a busy few weeks. Two spent in Southern California, visiting, meeting, working, creating and exploring. And then we headed back to Nevada for a very special court date. Yes! It’s official! Justin and Zeb’s adoption has been finalized! It feels good to call official what we’ve known for almost a decade. It also felt really amazing to see my 11 year old bouncing up and down in his seat with The.Biggest.Grin on his face as the judge announced it so. Now we’re hanging in town for another week, wrapping up our loose ends and hanging out deep in my Creative Cave while I iron out the last of my new e-book. After that? We’re cruising up the West Coast and anxiously awaiting Northern California. I’m going to be editing photos for ages…you know, if I ever get started. In the meantime, here’s some inspiration I’ve been swimming in:…

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