The Miracle of Play

I don’t usually throw my days away in a basket like that, but when you start thinking bad things come in 3s, and wonder why you’re getting a 6-pack instead … that’s where you land sometimes. Life threw me some challenges, but that didn’t stop me from the one job I gave myself when I [...]

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Confused and lost? Here’s why and what to do about it.

Waiting.  There are worse things in life, but waiting to hear, know, do or see something important or life-changing is one of the worst kinds of restlessness.  Have you ever been in a place in your life where you are doing your usual stuff and things remain the same each day — your routine hums [...]

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Not business as usual.

Welcome back, or if you’re new here, welcome! I’ve stepped away from my usual content and services for the past few weeks.   There was never any consideration there would be “business as usual” since George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25th. The uprising and unrest his murder ignited was the reckoning [...]

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How to feel free without ever leaving your house.

The Wagner “Stay Home” life this week:  Click HERE to see my first “TikTok” with my daughter (I don’t fully understand what TikTok is or the hype it’s getting right now; all I know is that this was a joyful way to get lost in time).  Click HERE to read the April 2020 TOPS Magazine [...]

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Stay-At-Home: Week 3

Stay-at-home. Work-at-home. Hair-growing-out-at-home. Going into week 3 of our current way-of-life —  here’s what I know, and what I notice:    This week, I felt grief and longing because of the lack of physical contact with my other family and friends. The other day, I sent a video text to a close friend I used [...]

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10 Things To Uplevel Your Sheltering In Place Lifestyle

  THIS WEEK –   I know people love a checklist or bullet-pointed ideas with resources or tips (and links!).  Right now, we need all the help we can get as we navigate these unprecedented times. I never thought I’d be homeschooling my child.  I didn’t anticipate cooking as much as I do now. Exercising [...]

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{VIDEO} Living When Life Changes By The Hour

Welcome to this week’s blog via video …  I kept writing this sentence over and over again because it’s so hard to put what’s happening in the world right now into words. By the time you read this, there will have been daily — hourly — changes related to the COVID-19 pandemic. I hope we [...]

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Stay on the mountain top

Welcome, good people –  This week, you can read and hear my post!  Get your computer and your coffee, or plug me in for your morning commute.  Click the pink icon to listen … or read on!   If you need me, I am here today to break your fall. Plank with cat-assist.   February 9th [...]

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The Audit: It’s not just for taxes anymore.

Last month, I got a fat envelope in the mail from the Internal Revenue Service. When I opened it up and saw that it was clearly not a check (I was trying to think positively), I stood in the driveway and started to cry.  I’d never gotten one before, but it had all of the [...]

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Self-help doesn’t always come from a book

I work with so many women who have gotten tired of dealing with their bodies in frustration, shame, and confusion. They’re tired of attacking diets and approaching fitness with an all-or-nothing tenacity … and then getting bored, hurt or feeling like they “screwed up”  — and then return to the same old cycle. What if [...]

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