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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.

Home Run

… … Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. (Babe Ruth) …

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American Haiku #2

… … Dreaming under my down comforter I’m a goose soaring Overhead …

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Morning Haiku #5

… …. Smoke stack on red roof Remnants of a dragon’s ire Wane in Winter’s sky …

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American Haiku

… … … Donning his garden hat He devoured non-organic beans At Bob’s Bar. …

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Morning Haiku #4

… … O holey sock Retired, in the can you go Next mission unknown …

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Morning Haiku #3

… … Retriever fur twine Gold thread in a rose finch nest Earth’s recycling role …

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Fragrant

… … I wish that life should not be cheap, but sacred. I wish the days to be as centuries, loaded, fragrant. (Ralph Waldo Emerson) …

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Morning Haiku #2

… … Rose finch ornaments Caterpillar seeds dangling Aspen trees in spring …

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Sunrise Sitting at Sixty

… Today I am celebrating turning sixty. … Laurie M. Hawley (April 16, 1954 – Just Beginning) … Aspens are my favorite trees. I think this poem written by Thomas Moore is exquisite. … And the wind full of wantonness … Continue reading

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Morning Haiku

… Clean, clear, clueless sky No distraction from above I spot the beetle …

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