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Let’s Focus on what IS working! by Lucy

For me the last couple of weeks have felt a bit like an emotional roller coaster. On the high days, I am appreciating a slower pace, more time with my family, time for self-development and ...

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Staying Light in the Darkness: Tips & Tools by Mary

The other day I went hiking in the hills above Montecito in an area that had been devastated by the Thomas Fire of late 2017, and then released as the harrowing Montecito mudslide that followed ...

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Post Traumatic Growth! Healing Modalities We Love. by Mary

Most of us are familiar with PTSD- post traumatic stress disorder, a diagnosis that is given for some in the aftermath of a traumatic event. Trauma can range from abuse of any kind, the loss ...

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Snowpine Lodge! A luxury lodge in Alta, Utah.

We love a good ski trip!  We don't love the tedious drive to Mammoth or June Mountain, the inevitable delayed connections through Denver to Aspen or other ski towns, and the schlepping around of yourself ...

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Retreating at the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay!

photos by Nicole Berry We’re still basking in the glow of our latest Wild Precious Life Retreat!  Hosted at the sublime Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay perched above the Pacific Ocean on cliffs that look ...

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Last Minute Holiday Gifts!

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay Our signature scent, The First, $165. If Christmas has snuck up on you too, there is still time to get something very special for the women in your life!  Our ...

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Maggie’s Monterey Peninsula

Our Director of Development, Maggie Catbagan shares her insider tips for where to stay, eat, drink and play on the Monterey Peninsula. Her hometown of Pacific Grove may look and sound familiar if you, like ...

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Love you, Lanai!

Our February trip to the idyllic island sanctuary of Lanai couldn't have come at a better time.  We had just endured months of evacuations from Santa Barbara and then Mary lost her home in the ...

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44 Gratitudes by Mary

photos from top to bottom: the devastation that remains including the bathroom counter which was my refuge for five and a half hours.  And the healing beach-- moving towards the light- sun in front and moon ...

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Sparkling Wines for the Holidays! What to drink from our friend Hana Lee of Wander and Wine.

We love our wine!  Especially a sparkling wine.  A festive glass of bubbles makes any occasion feel more celebratory and special, all the more reason to pop some bottles over the holidays.  If you are ...

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