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There are things I know how to do. When a kid falls and scrapes her knee, I am so good for…

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Where did you get your heartbreak training?

Today, I’m going to tell you a story of where I got mine, and the…

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True confessions: I did not have an easy spring this year.

Now, as the self-proclaimed Pleasure Queen, I hold myself to…

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I have always been a huge fan of the holy.
Ever since I was a little girl, it was a hobby of…

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Just a few weeks ago, one of my students was asking me how the heck is a gal supposed to stay…

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The Soul of Overeating

Raise your hand if you have a simple, loving, rainbows and butterflies relationship with your bod. And food. And weight. If you’re one of the rare women in this…

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There is a part of creation that hurts. That could seem humiliating. Or embarrassing.  

Creation is … chaotic. Feminine. Co-operating with forces, more than rules.

Raw. Risky. Fueled by passion.
Making…

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Back in the day, when I was just figuring out how to spread my School of Womanly Arts wings, I held my very first classes in my living room….

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Yo lady.

Who are you when it comes to stating your truth?
Your deep true truth.

Are you a she wolf? Proudly howling your…

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So, last night, my friend Cathy and I had dinner. I noticed that she had a different hair style – she…

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“I am a survivor.”

annette_laughI draw courage from the stories of women who have courage.
I draw strength from learning from women who have…

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This only happens once a year.

The energy is building over here, as we near the kick-off of Mastery 2016 in just a couple weeks! We’re currently over 90% full, and we expect to move…

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Sitting on untapped potential?

Sitting on Untapped Potential

A few weeks ago, an incredibly brave woman stood up at my intro class and broke open the…

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Ever feel like a resentful brat?

Here’s the truth: I was an absolute brat to my kid yesterday.

It was not my shiniest…

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How to survive Tinder

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It’s a jungle out there, sisters.
A jungle, a swamp, a black hole—and just about as comfortable as being stuck in traffic….

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Gestating an Elephant

After whipping my smoothie together, grabbing my gym stuff, tossing a green juice in my bag, scanning the NYTimes on my iPhone and ordering a latte – to go…

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A leap of faith?

When was the last time you took a leap of faith?

I mean a real leap of faith.

The kind that makes your cells sing.
And makes the earth not only shake…

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Of Grief and Gratitude

Paris. Mali. Syria. Beirut. Russian plane in Sinai.
Like you, I have been continually heartbroken, shocked, and overwhelmed by the horrific acts of terrorism in the past few weeks.
And noticing,…

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I never really wanted a dog.
I am more of a cat person – the coming, the going, the ignoring you, the keeping-their-distance thing was way more my style.
I value…

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I have been reading all of the news about Planned Parenthood and finding the situation very difficult to process. Yes, I am shocked. Yes, outraged. Yes, disgusted, angry, frustrated…

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