Back from the dōTERRA Together 2019 Convention!

We’re back from a week spent in Salt Lake City at the dōTERRA Convention!

What a fun whirlwind it’s been! This was my second time attending the Global Convention – and this time, my husband got to attend with me.

He met many of the brilliant, heart-centered humans that I look up to – many members of the Transformational Essentials team: a lot of fantastic Canadians and New Yorkers; chiropractors; authors; veterinarians; and a famous musician!

I can see a hopeful, bright future for myself within dōTERRA, because of the incredible people I’m surrounded with at Convention.

When I look to the future, I know we’re meant for bigger things. I can’t imagine looking forward to a future that includes a regular j-o-b, with two weeks of vacation time a year.

Are we supposed to be content to just wait until retirement before we can start LIVING? Ew. No thank you!

This company, y’all – I’m so proud of the direction dōTERRA is taking.

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Why I don’t owe you an explanation of my NO.

This article is also posted on theHomestead.Guru, under the title, Why You Should Say NO More Often and Give Fewer Fucks


For many years, I thought that it was my responsibility, my duty, to deep-dive into the most terrible and baffling things, in some mad hope of understanding them in order to transmute them–to bring about healing.

I thought I had to suffer in order to heal suffering.
 
Then I realized that was hopelessly arrogant of me.

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What Money Really Is: An Amplifier & Lubricant

Money is not evil, it’s not corruption, and it’s not actually something that changes people.

Money is simply a CURRENCY–like water in a stream.

It flows with ease and gentleness wherever it’s not blocked off.

It can also rush through like a torrent of destruction, tearing apart the landscape around it with zero remorse.

 

(Some folks have more pebbles in their pond than others, and MANY have boulders and sediment that have diverted the flow for generations…)

It can shape beautiful and grand landscapes….over time.

But wait–how can money be an AMPLIFIER?

If you are one of those who think that, “If only I had more money, I would….”

  • eat healthier!
  • do yoga every morning!
  • donate to charities!
  • feed the hungry!
  • treat my family better!

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On College and Worthlessness (2008 musings)

I wrote this in Fall of 2008, when I was in college, and still believed that college was a worthwhile pursuit.  Also, I had an aversion to capitalizing anything back then.  #sorrynotsorry


college is where people go to find themselves. discover things they are passionate about. learn about the things they are interested it, learn about What they are interested in…

it’s sad that college has devolved into almost a bare necessity for anyone who wants to make above minimum wage.

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Gasoline, Greenhouses, and Other Consuming Topics of Madness

It’s been a very strange few…days?  Weeks?  Months?  All of those would actually be correct, albeit in different ways.

I have had very little time or inclination for art lately, because of all the odd, busy, and amazing things that have been happening around me.  

Every time I think I’ve got a handle on things, some semblance of “what to expect”, life throws me a half-dozen fabulous curve balls…which I am of course accepting with gratitude and love.  (You hear that, Universe??–!)

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