Special Offer: Creativity Coaching

 

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Special Offer: Creativity Coaching is my passion. I love helping people get unstuck or overcome obstacles to engaging in artistic endeavors they long to pursue, starting the business of their dreams, designing a new life in retirement, or otherwise living more creatively. If this describes you, I’d love to talk. In order to make creativity coaching more accessible, I’ve decided to offer two Autumn Coaching Packages: Five (5) one hour creativity coaching sessions for $500; and Ten (10) one hour creativity coaching sessions for $700 (less than half my hourly rate). If you are interested in creativity coaching and willing to commit to five or ten sessions to be completed between now and December 31, 2016, let’s set up an initial consultation. If we find we’re a good fit, we’ll go from there. For those who are interested, please email me at ahalifedesign@gmail.com. Thank you!

Special Offer ends on September 30, 2016

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Unseen But There

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Throughout my sitting this morning I could hear the tapping of a woodpecker in one tree across the street. Try though I did, I never could spot the bird among the foliage. Isn’t that true of so much in life? Even though we can’t see it, if we pay attention, we still can know that Spirit and magic are there.

 

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Dream

 

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(©Laurie M. Hawley 2016)

 

Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today. (James Dean)

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Morning

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(©Laurie M. Hawley 2016)

A cool caressing breeze
The gentle quivering of an Aspen leaf
Prayer flags reveling in
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he morning song of wind chimes

Auspicious beginning

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Nature

 

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(©Laurie M. Hawley 2016)

 

Nature is not a place for us to visit. It is home. (Gary Snyder)

 

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Rediscovering Ourselves

 

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(©Laurie M. Hawley 2016)

 

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.
(T. S. Eliot)

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Meaning

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Sunset on Cozumel (©Laurie M. Hawley 2016)

Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. (Joseph Campbell)

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Authenticity: Soul Song

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You were born with a song in the seat of your soul; let the life that you live be the singing of it. (LaShaun Middlebrooks Collier)

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Wholehearted Living

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Wholehearted living is about engaging with our lives from a place of worthiness. It means cultivating the courage, compassion and connection to wake up in the morning and think, “No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough.” It’s going to bed at night thinking, “Yes, I am imperfect and vulnerable and sometimes afraid, but that doesn’t change the truth that I am also brave and worthy of love and belonging.” (Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection)

 

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Beauty

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The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years. (Audrey Hepburn)

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