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Why KonMari?

I didn't read Marie Kondo's book when it came out. In fact, I was resistant to the idea of "sparking joy." I rolled my eyes at the idea. I thought it was just a cute trend that would come and go. I judged it as an unconscious slogan and put it in the category of [...]

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He and I

He adds items to our luggage after I think we are finished packing for a trip. I say we won’t need it. I say we should pack light. I always say that. I tire easily when preparing for a trip. My excitement usually peaks, then crashes into irritability and fatigue right before we start to [...]

Your ideas matter

This is a funny but true reminder to never give up. If you have an idea, it’s because it needs to be in the world, and you’re the person to share it. Sending you all the “I can do this!” vibes. #mycirclegame #goodideas #inspiration #creativitymatters #youmatter #dontgiveup #shareyourwork #shineyourlight

Why we do what we do.

I received this message from a teacher who purchased my book. Here’s what she said:   “Each of my students planted a helping hand and shared how they would help or use their hands! I typed each use! It was very beautiful! I look forward to the other senses! An amazing book! I will, one [...]

Shiny Sparks: Meredith Myers – The Majestik Lioness

In this week's installment of 'Shiny Sparks,' I spoke with Meredith Myers (The Majestik Lioness). Meredith is a heart-based healer and teacher of metaphysical wisdom, meditation, and self-worth. I asked her how she maintains her connection to spirituality. What helps me live consciously? Meditation helps me to live a more mindful & peaceful state of [...]

What talents do you have?

Do you have a copy of my children's book "Your Hands Can Change The World!" Did you know that I also offer an educational resource full of activities to deepen and extend the lessons in the book: "Use Your Hands to Share: Exercises for Hearts & Hands." Are you an educator, group leader, home-schooling parent, [...]

Shiny Sparks: Dakotah Hale

This is the fourth installment of the new blog series, 'Shiny Sparks.' Today we hear from lifestyle blogger, Dakotah Hale. Here's her take on maintaining inspiration. _____________________ "What Keeps Me Inspired" I am surrounded by inspiration all around me. From the feather that I spot on the street to the birds flying in the sky. [...]