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How to Make Any Decision – Take the PING or CLUNK Test

Posted by on Nov 11, 2015 in awareness, decisions, open heart surgery, paying attention | 1 comment

For many months after my open heart surgery, I felt things in my heart. Sometimes it was a fluttery feeling, sometimes a buzzing. Sometimes it was just an awareness of some kind of physical sensation. The doctors explained that it was just the nerves healing and that it would subside over time. I especially noticed the sensations when I was feeling...

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Thank You For Breaking My Heart

Posted by on Jan 2, 2013 in open heart surgery | 4 comments

  “Broken hearted often leads to broken open. And broken open is the perfect environment for finding out who you are and why you’re here. Break and grow.”
- Michele Woodward The last time the moon was full, so was my heart. I had just met a new friend and the connection was electric. I hadn’t laughed so much or felt so alive in a really long time....

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Coming Back to the Why

Posted by on Jun 21, 2010 in awareness, decisions, mindsets, open heart surgery, personal growth, Yes | 0 comments

I had lunch last week with a woman who I haven’t seen in almost six years. In all of our catching up, I told her about my emergency open heart surgery, the growth of Spark the Heart, the new Mac training videos, and she was in awe of how much I have bloomed. “It’s because I quit smoking pot,” I told her. She knew I had smoked and...

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Word For the Year: Expansion

Posted by on Dec 14, 2009 in coaching, creativity, law of attraction, open heart surgery, passion, present moment, purpose, spirituality | 0 comments

My mentor, Christine Kane suggests that, instead of making New Year’s Resolutions for lofty goals that are impossible to keep, you consider picking a word to guide you throughout the year. She recommends that you choose a word that supports the intention for what you want to be more of in your life. I have been using Christine’s Word for the...

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How To Be a Hero

Posted by on Dec 3, 2009 in creativity, open heart surgery, spirituality | 1 comment

What story are you telling? For the last two years I have been angry and resentful about the care I received after my open heart surgery that left me with an ugly and painful keloid scar. I wrote letters asking the doctor to take responsibility and pay for a scar revision but was denied. When I finally heard myself telling my story out loud, I realized...

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