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The Time To Be Happy Is Right Now

I believe in staying in a regular state of inquiry, continually examining all the areas of my life as I change and grow. I ask myself: Am I making decisions based on what I value or because of some external pressure or influence? Are the thoughts that I have about something really true, and can I create space around them to let go of rigidity? Am I living my life with no regrets? Earlier this…

Michelle Stephens Profile 2: How The Mahaan Aasha Foundation Came To Be

I admire that Michelle Stephens, age 34, has made helping the children of India the focus of her life’s work through her creation of the Mahaan Aasha Foundation. India is a hard place to visit because of the extreme poverty. My heart was broken so deeply there I can’t imagine going back anytime soon. Yet she’s committed to going back every year to help more children and build human…

The Power Of Making Your Commitment Known, Or Oh Shit, I Really Have To Do This Now!

I was planning to wait to share my commitment to Joy Discovered with the world until I had at least five Real Women Real Strength profiles published. But as I was making dinner for my boys last Friday night, the idea for a Facebook post announcing my blog came to mind. I jotted some notes in my phone and re-visited them the next morning while enjoying my signature grande nonfat no-whip cinnamon dolce…