5
Mar
2017
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Ingesting Joy

I skipped lunch today in favor of painting. Yum! I am playing, creating, ingesting, and sharing what I am learning. So many people who I work with are searching and questioning the purpose of life: How to be more compassionate and make a difference. I feel very fortunate that I understand my role in making...
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2
Mar
2017
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Playing in the Dark + Walking with Others without Pity

To those who have dared the darkness, and those who have walked with them, without pity. ~ Marion Woodman, from Bone: Dying into Life As I write I am aware of the many people who have inspired me along the way. Right now I am allowing the names of those who have breathed life into...
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1
Mar
2017
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Tell the Story of Who You Are With Your Whole Heart

Important Question: What is keeping me from completing my memoir? Psyche’s Answer: You must give birth to and release what you have been carefully nurturing for soooo long! Courage: to tell the story of who you are with your whole heart In 1987 I released my newborn into the waiting arms of his adoptive mom. 30...
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7
Feb
2017
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Play, Generosity & Gratitude

I believe that Playfulness * Generosity * Gratefulness are a splendid trio of human qualities that help us live fully and lovingly in Community. There are a number of inspiring people who have helped me over the years. Periodically I like to send out my applause and thank you to a few of my supporters and share their...
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5
Dec
2016
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Podcast: The Art of Playing in the Everyday

I jumped on ZCast and recorded my first podcast about what led me to a re-claiming of play and creativity in my life and the practice of ‘the art of playing in the everyday’. What do you mean by play, Mary Alice? What does it mean to play in the every day? Between the ages...
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30
Nov
2016
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Conception: Each Story Has A Beginning and Then…

Experience tells me that writing memoir is first–to conceive. …to become pregnant with… play and create Its taken many years of playing with art-making, writing, and storytelling to come to an understanding of my life view and play-based process. In the end, It’s really simple! Play opens the Door to Creativity. conception There are events...
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4
Oct
2016
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The Value of Playfulness: Live Each Moment to the Fullest

  If I had to live my life over again, I’d dare to make more mistakes next time. I’d relax I would limber up. I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I would take few things seriously. I would take more chances. I would take more trips. I would climb more mountains,...
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