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  • Plenty of Resistance to Plenty

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    wo months into my year of Plenty I’ve already been transformed.  On New Year’s Eve 2013 I did a ritual about stepping through my resistance to wealth and releasing my remaining business debt.  What I noticed in 2013 was that my business revenue jumped...

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  • Either you care plenty or not…

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    I’ve seen it happen— a father with three young children drops dead of a heart attack at 40 years old; the sister dies in a skiing accident; the partner who “accidentally” falls off a cliff; the mother who’s breast cancer returns with a vengeance,…

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  • Having Plenty When $h*t Happens

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    Last week, after being snowed in for five days (in Portland, OR— strange, I know!), I was finally able to get my car out of the driveway. Definitely plenty of snow around here!

    I drove downtown to meet my younger brother for a belated birthday…

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  • From your Island of Enough to your Land of Plenty

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    There’s an exercise I give people in my retreats that I call From your Island of Enough to your Land of Plenty. The instructions are to imagine yourself first living on an Island of Enough. You have enough shelter, food, money, work,…

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  • Imagine a World with Plenty of Healthcare…

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    I rang in the New Year with severe food poisoning followed by an ass-kicking upper respiratory infection, which gave me time to think about my word for the year: Plenty. Though I’m rarely sick, I have gained a whole new appreciation for health. As...

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  • Procrastination and Money Part V: Time Management

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    Part V: I’ll Get to it. . . Later!! It’s poor time management. Oh, how I love to write about a topic that often bites me in the butt! The fifth reason people procrastinate about financial decisions is because of poor time management… (I can...

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  • Procrastination and Money Part IV: Lack of Skill

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    PART IV:: LACK OF SKILL “Agh! I don’t know how to do that… oh well.” How lack of skill brings out the avoidance monster. FROM SELF-EMPLOYED TO BENEFITS I remember the day I received paperwork on my brand-spanking new 401k plan. I’d been self-employed...

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  • Procrastination and Money Part III: Fear

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    I have been afraid of many things when it comes to money.

    In my twenties I was fearful of making ends meet, of doing my taxes correctly, of not having health insurance.

    In my thirties I was afraid that I was genetically flawed when it came…

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