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

[ctt template=”3″ link=”8yn00″ via=”no” ]Be Curious. Begin to Play with Whatever is Before You at the Moment. http://ctt.ec/8yn00+ #playintheeveryday #play[/ctt] 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...
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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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21
Nov
2016
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21-Day ‘Start Writing Your Memoir’ Challenge

[ctt template=”3″ link=”nae28″ via=”no” ]Lets Get Started! The 21-day ‘Start Writing Your Memoir’ Challenge begins February 6, 2017 #startyourmemoir[/ctt] These are the stories of our lives. Writing a memoir can be at once cathartic and at the same time paralyzing. How do you put into words the most personal and deeply felt moments of your life?...
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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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13
Sep
2016
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Play=Peace: What’s the One Big Thing YOU NEED?

Many of you are enthusiastic followers of Play=Peace (Thank you!) or you may just happen to open this post and discover us. (Welcome!) For years I have been speaking, writing, performing, leading events and retreats, and collaborating with a number of inspirational creatives. When I founded Play=Peace I was a play-based, depth-oriented, licensed clinical social worker....
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