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About ahalifedesign

As a master certified life , certified creativity, and trained meaning coach, Laurie helps clients live their best life. She works compassionately with clients to dissolve limiting beliefs that prevent them from realizing their fullest potential and to take action. Laurie helps baby boomers reinvent themselves at midlife and beyond; she guides them through the transition and transformation they inevitably encounter in the second half of life. She works with baby boomers to discover abandoned aspects of self, explore passions, find meaning, and fulfill their life’s purpose. Laurie also helps writers, artists, musicians, actors, business entrepreneurs, and anyone who wants to be more creative, overcome blocks (i.e., overwhelm, perfectionism, procrastination, self-sabotage, fear) and other obstacles to achieving their dreams. Laurie lives in Denver, Colorado with her two rambunctious golden retrievers, Liza Jolie and Zydeco Ardoin. She loves the Rocky Mountains and the inspiration and diverse activities they offer. She loves literature, theatre, music, dancing, and art. Laurie is a consumate learner. She has a background in law, psychology, positive psychology, creativity, Buddhist studies, and meditative practice. She is fascinated by the human brain and recent developments in neuroscience.

August Gratitude

… … August 1, 2014 Today I am grateful for the four flickers I spotted this morning – three visiting the Liza Jolie Garden at one time! They are such exquisite birds. It has been an extraordinary day already. …

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Happy Birthday Rezi

… … Happy First Birthday Rezi! Thank you for all of the joy you have brought into Zydeco’s and my life. We love you sweet girl. … …

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Gifts of Nature

  This morning I sat on my cushions, heart open, ready to receive whatever came up. Today that was worry. With tears streaming down my cheeks, I found myself praying that my Golden Retriever, Zydeco, would be cancer free and … Continue reading

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Treasures of Life

… … It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. (Joseph Campbell) …

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Love Affair with Yourself

… … There is only one true love affair; the one with yourself. All others are expressions of it. (Hemal Radia) …

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Clouds

… … You must not blame me if I do talk to the clouds. (Henry David Thoreau) …  … … …

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Morning Moon

… … Morning Moon … … Morning Moon Moments Later …

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Daring Greatly

… … Because working out at a fitness center is really out of my comfort zone, I had to step into the arena and dare greatly just to go inside the building several weeks ago. Similarly, I had to step into … Continue reading

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Independence Day Declaration

… … There are things I could do that would improve my life, changes I could make that would better serve my wellbeing. I’ve decided it starts with setting and declaring intention. Fourth of July Intention: I DECLARE MY INDEPENDENCE … Continue reading

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Zen Clouds

… … White sands in a zen garden Washing the morning sky How mesmerizing is the texture of clouds …

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