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Finding the Simple in the Complicated

This past weekend, I went on a personal retreat at the New Camaldoli Hermitage, a monastery south of Big Sur on the pacific coast of California. As the name “hermitage” suggests, it’s a place for retreating into silent prayer, meditation and contemplation. Aside from taking a walk together, there isn’t any common area for people […]

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Know the Way

Last week, I started a new job running the market intelligence function of a mid-size global medical devices company that’s poised for exciting growth. My team is responsible for staying on top of customer wants and needs, competitive forces, industry trends, as well as implications of the healthcare reform. It’s a fast-paced environment, and there […]

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Acceptance Leads To Success

80% of success is showing up. ~ Woody Allen I’m not really a Woody Allen fan, but I love the above quote. To me, from the perspective of living with intention and authenticity, there are two layers of meaning embedded in “showing up.” The first layer of “showing up” is being fully present. That is, […]

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Yin and Yang

Living The Whole You

You’ve probably heard of masculine vs. feminine energy. In case you haven’t, it has to do with the two halves we all have, regardless of our gender. They offer us complementary capacities to create and live an optimal, successful life, however we choose to define “optimum” and “success.” Our logical, action-oriented masculine side, sizes up […]

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Light and Dark

Before getting to the substantive part of this post, I’d like to make an editorial comment. This piece isn’t the easiest to share, as it involves a personal lesson that’s current. I’m choosing to rise above my discomfort and share this post here—instead of leaving it in my private journal—for the sole intention of serving […]

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