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12/20 That’s My Motto!

The other day, while Rebecca was sharing with me doubts about buying a new home, I was reminded of a time when I was about 23 years old, struggling with making the decision to go to graduate school. At the

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Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

11/13 Arsenal, Fountain, Toolbox, Kit?

We’ve been struggling over the best metaphor describe the collection of strategies that we use to feel renewed and revitalized.  This dilemma arose after we read one of Lisa Sonora-Beam’s newsletters where she quotes Jason Bourne (from Robert Ludlum’s Bourne Supremacy)

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Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

10/13 Downward Comparisons

Whether you’re in the Mid-Atlantic East Coast or somewhere else, you likely know that things have been very stressful in DC over the last couple of months. We had two harrowing shootings. The government furlough has created an insidious sense

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creativity
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

9/13 Name Your Inner Critic

Many of us struggle with an inner voice that chatters a low-grade stream of discouraging negativity.  In the world of creativity, this voice has been christened “The Inner Critic” but we’ve heard other much more evocative and telling names such

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Attending to the Good
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

08/13 Three Things That Went Well This Morning

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life…It turns what we have into enough, and more. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” Melody Beattie Gioia and I frequently open workshops

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7 word biographies
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

07/13 Seven Word Biographies

Paul Holdengräber, who interviews cultural icons through the New York Public Libraries, always asks his guests to provide a 7 word biography. He calls them biographical “haikus” or “tweets”.Here are some wonderful examples he has elicited: • “Writer, artist, Zen

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