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Big Sur

The Wisdom of Simplicity

At the beginning on July, I wrote about my commitment to being grounded in my spiritual practice as I reentered the corporate world. Although I’ve been burning the candle on both ends of late, I’ve managed to start every day with meditation and journaling, even if somewhat abbreviated than before when I had more free […]

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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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Truth vs. Lies

Releasing Unworthiness

A few weeks ago, I wrote about starting a new year with the birth of a personal mantra “Do it for Love.” Since then, to keep Love front and center in my consciousness as my purpose, I journal nearly every morning on the following question, “What does Love want me to know today?” It’s my […]

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Adopt A Mantra

Do you have a personal mantra? I didn’t have one before. It isn’t that I didn’t believe in mantras. Rather, I never felt compelled to adopt one personally. Until a few days ago. Birth of a Mantra I have a morning spiritual routine that consists of mediation, reading, contemplation and journaling. It grounds me, and […]

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What Do You Mean I Can’t?

I bet you’ve heard that voice or felt that judge inside you…the one that says things like, “No, I can’t,” “I’m not good enough,” “I’m such a failure, loser, [fill-in-blank],” “Who do I think I am anyway?” etc. That’s the inner critic we all have. Where does this inner critic come from, what purpose does […]

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Light above clouds

Time to Die

I’m not suicidal or homicidal, so no one panics! Yes, it’s time to die, but not in the way you think. Rather, the message is in the following: The “old” you has to die so that the “new” you can be born. The first act of creation is always destruction. ~ Katherine Woodward Thomas The […]

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Offering and Receiving Help

What Makes You Come Alive?

This week, I’m offering you a choice between reading my post or watching a video. The words are not identical between the two, but the message is the same. If you choose to watch the video, please leave me a comment below for whether you’d like to see more videos in the future. Thank you […]

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For What Do You Labor?

Steve Jobs’ recent announcement about stepping down as the CEO of Apple prompted a lot of discussions about his legacy as a major business leader. Among the reflections shared were those around the commencement speech he gave at Stanford University in 2005 during which he urged everyone to do what you love. If you don’t […]

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Practicing APP

No, I’m not talking about what to download to your smart phone. APP represents three key ingredients for living with intention, rather than just marking time: Authenticity, Purpose and Passion. Let’s talk about these in turn. Authenticity We live in a world in which we’re constantly managing our image and reputation–whether we’re aware of doing […]

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