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“How are you doing with your Life Purpose?”

“How are you doing with your Life Purpose?”

Your life is in your hands. Your true life starts with claiming your Life Purpose “How are you doing with your Life Purpose, Janet?” I responded, “”But that’s not the point, Richard”. At the time I was just learning about this Life Purpose stuff and how central it had to be in my life. Richard Unger, the founder and director of the International Institute of Hand Analysis, where I studied, was my mentor in those early days. I was...

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Learn to Breathe Like Buddha

Learn to Breathe Like Buddha

My interview with Todd Zimmerman will change your life!  Here’s how to learn to breathe like Buddha. Let’s start with what kind of breather you are: I think I am mostly a shallow breather I find myself holding my breathe during the day I breathe like Buddha a lot of the time Now for a challenge. Can you answer these questions? Percentage of body toxins released through the lungs when deep breathing ________ Where are the majority of...

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Four Ways to Find Your Way Home

Four Ways to Find Your Way Home

I live in Vermont, USA and that’s my home.  I try to live my Life Purpose everyday and that’s another kind of  home. I’m a Hand Analyst and I love my work and I feel at home. Take a few quiet breaths now and say “I am home”.  What picture do you get, what do you mean by “Home”? In this month’s musing, we’ll explore 4 ways to come home to your Life Purpose and see how it can transform all of your “homes”.  I’ll share a great TED Talk...

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The Hands of Georgia O’Keeffe

The Hands of Georgia O’Keeffe

I’m fascinated by what’s revealed in the hands of women whom I admire.  My last video explores the hands of one the most powerful women in the world, Oprah Winfrey. Intrigued? Find out more about Oprah’s hands, click here. But now it’s all about the hands and incredible story of the artist, Georgia O’Keeffe. Thankfully there are many photos of Georgia O’Keeffe’s hands. She is one of the most loved 20th...

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Oprah Winfrey – the Hands of Success

Oprah Winfrey – the Hands of Success

I’ve been fascinated by the hands of powerful women for some time now.  Why not look at one of the most powerful women in the world, Oprah Winfrey?  I’m also interested in the nature of influence and success as a vehicle for making a difference in the world. Enjoy the video and let me know what you think.  I am planning to do much more along these lines, so your comments are much appreciated.   Click on the image or this link...

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Take the Two Hours Challenge

Take the Two Hours Challenge

I’m a doer. I have a hard time stopping…shutting out the chatter….being….just breathing….taking the time.  Is this familiar to you? If so, I invite you to take the TWO HOURS CHALLENGE with me this year.  In an earlier post about the Sacred Gift, I shared my promise to myself this year.  I am committed to  feed my body, mind and spirit for 2 hours each day.  I won’t go into all the reasons why.  If...

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The Intruder – An Ode to Being

The Intruder – An Ode to Being

The Moon full of itself    In the crisp, silent pre-dawn of deep Winter The Soul source for the snow sparkle Unnoticed, I take my seat tho’ I feel like an intruder Quieting my familiar early morning chatter Breathing in the cold brilliance of that light Nothing’s there to interfere with the sweetness of the moment I intent on meaning in these dark days Aware that my embrace of winter’s gifts is fragile As I sit and watch that magnificent orb...

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Step In, Step Up, Step Out

Step In, Step Up, Step Out

Three ways to experience a little more of YOU this Holiday Season so that you are ready to slip into something more comfortable in the coming year. OMG!  Welcome to the lights, the festivities, the family fun, the giving ….the Joy and STRESS of the Holiday Season.  I want to give you a small gift this season – a template and some resources – to help you claim a tad more of yourself during the “gotta gotta” activity over the...

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Inquiry as a Mindfulness Practice

Inquiry as a Mindfulness Practice

Hard to do with amazing results ……. Hope you enjoy and employ the teaching from my interview with Jeanne Haskel, Enneagram Teacher, Coach and Consultant Jeanne, at the end of each of our ENNEAGRAM classes, you have us do an inquiry reflecting one of the 9 types we are learning about.  I’ve found it powerful on several levels. I’d love to ask you a few questions about the purpose, benefits …. Can you briefly share what it is?...

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HAND WISDOM: A Holistic Guide to Hand Injuries and Your Health

HAND WISDOM: A Holistic Guide to Hand Injuries and Your Health

Co-Authors Julie Sonack, MS, OT/L and Janet Savage, MPH, MHA invite all healing and health practitioners who work with those of us with hand injuries and other issues …. and those of you who have or know someone who has challenges in their hands to include this book in their library. Our reviewers all said it’s easy to navigate by professional and lay people alike. View the VIDEO tutorial below showing you how to use the easy, easy...

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