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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.

Miniature Hearts

… … Their leaves look like miniature hearts. Perhaps that explains my love affair with Aspen trees.  …

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Dandelion Galaxy

… … A galaxy of its own…. I see a constellation of stars. …

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Furry Friends #1

… … A furry friend visiting the Liza Jolie Garden …

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Discussing Guidepost #1 of The Gifts of Imperfection

… … Discussing Guidepost #1 in Brené Brown’s book, The Gifts of Imperfection, in the Denver Daring Meetup Group – May 20th, 2015 … …

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Gertrude

… … Gertrude: One of my favorite visitors to the Liza Jolie Garden every morning. I can recognize Gertie because of the missing piece of her left ear – very distinctive. She’s gotten pretty comfortable with me and doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Even in Those Days Colored by Sadness

… … Yesterday was a day washed in a sweet and gentle sadness for me. I was missing my precious Liza Jolie on the second anniversary of her passing. Unexpectedly, yesterday also was a day of pleasant surprise. I have … Continue reading

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Feathered Friends #2

… … Two more visitors in the Liza Jolie Garden … …

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Missing and Honoring My Precious Liza Jolie

… … May 18th will always bare a hint of sadness for me. Two years ago today, I lost my precious Liza Jolie. Lizie, Sweet Princess, you were a wondrous light, an extraordinary gift, in my life. You were a … Continue reading

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Feathered Friends #1

 … … One visitor in the Liza Jolie Garden … …

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Rosefinch Waiting for the Storm to Come In

… … Rosefinch waiting for the storm to come in… … …

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