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Gratitude

scribbled by laura on November 27, 2014

On this Thanksgiving Day, I’m reflecting on what I’m thankful for, as I’m sure many of us are! It’s been an interesting year and, now more than ever, I feel I’m in a place in life where I’m simply more appreciative. Maybe that comes with age šŸ™‚ So here’s a small list based on my…

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The Day Job

scribbled by laura on September 19, 2013

I’m always humbled when folks email me asking me to perform in their hometown or country, but I inevitably have to explain that I am simply an occasional musician. I only perform about once a month locally because the rest of my life is filled with family and “the day job.” In 2010, I decided…

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Self-compassion

scribbled by laura on October 2, 2012

I started reading a book recently entitled Self-Compassion by Dr. Kristin Neff. Self-compassion is a powerful concept, and it’s one I never considered because: A.) I never heard of it, and B.) It never came naturally to me. The idea behind it is simple really: be kind and compassionate to yourself when confronted with personal…

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When I grow up.

scribbled by laura on June 19, 2012

Like many people, I didn’t grow up knowing exactly what I wanted to do with my life. Sure, I went through different phases. One such phase involved meĀ being consumed with wanting to beĀ a zoologist. I recall specifically a portfolio I made in elementary schoolĀ honoring the “big cats” which consisted of post card photos of each…

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