Category Archives: love

Ghost of a Chance: How I Was Taught to Face My Fears

I am no stranger to fear and anxiety. In fact, we’re old friends. Some of my earliest memories are of exceedingly frightened moments, which in hindsight  are held together in my psyche like a shadowy abacus — dark beads adding … Continue reading

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Free Gifts!

The phrase “free gifts” has always made me chuckle, not merely because of its redundancy, but in its attempt at “step right up!” marketeer slickness. Continue reading

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Thank ‘Dog’ for My Dog! My Canine, The Cute Catalyst

This is a post about a simple pleasure.

Where I live, it feels like it’s been a bit of a long winter.

Usually I’m relatively fine with it, since given my ancestry (Irish, English, Scottish), I think I’m hard-wired to hibernate during long cold winters.

However, perhaps due to my hard-wiring or just my inert disposition (either way, I take responsibility for both), I can all too easily stay home for days at time without even realizing it.

After one snow storm, I didn’t clean off my car for nearly three days. If it hadn’t been for the snow, I wouldn’t have noticed that I was being such a yoga-panted hermit. Continue reading

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The Intuitive’s Handbook, Part 2

If we learn how to listen our intuition–6th sense y’all!–it’s available to us everyday. Though it’s easy to miss because it’s generally a subtle frequency and can be drowned out by our thoughts and emotions very easily. If we think … Continue reading

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The Hidden Splendor of Messy

I like things neat and tidy.   In my space, my relationships, and my communications. I need order to thrive. A teacher once explained, “To you, order is holy. It’s literally holy order.” This revelation banged like a gong of … Continue reading

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Hi, I’m Alix and I’ll be Your Hall Monitor

Okay, so I don’t wear a flashy arm band or carry a shiny whistle, but I am keeping an eye on you.  I’m not judging, but I am paying attention. You see, I feel responsible for you, my fellow humans. … Continue reading

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