A Field Guide to Life

An in-depth guide to living a life you love by discovering your own greatest potential and personal truth. Offered here as a series of articles, or for purchase as an e-book. If you’re new to this blog thread, start at the bottom — the beginning of the book.

A Field Guide to Life – A New Way of Being

March 5, 2013

This is the last installment of A Field Guide to Life. It challenges you to take full responsibility for the life you’ve been given, and to put into daily practice the ideas and exercises offered here. If you’d like a reflective partner to make your journey your own, I’d love to support you. Contact me […]

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A Field Guide to Life – The Practice of Creating an Exceptional Future

February 26, 2013

This installment of A Field Guide to Life invites you a new level of potential in your life – the ability to create the future you’d love to experience. By practicing your power to envision, you open yourself to a new world.    Practices for Creating an Exceptional Future “Sometimes I’ve believed as many as […]

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A Field Guide to Life – The Practice of Personal Responsibility

February 19, 2013

This installment of A Field Guide to Life invites you step into a new world of possibility – by taking full personal responsibility for how your life goes. You’ll create a profound sense of freedom when you release the “blame game” and re-claim your own power to create.    Practices for Personal Responsibility “They say […]

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A Field Guide to Life – The Practice of Self-Knowledge

February 12, 2013

This installment of A Field Guide to Life invites you to get to know yourself – deeply. We’ve been taught to look for our answers in the outer world, yet the real ones live inside us. This set of practices challenges you to “go inside” and find the fire of your own personal truth.   […]

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A Field Guide to Life – The Practice of Self-care

February 5, 2013

This installment of A Field Guide to Life invites you to take care of yourself – as in, you. Although we’ve been taught self-care is self-ish, the opposite its true. Only by keeping ourselves filled can we remain strong enough to care for others and the world. Challenge: shift your perspective; change your world.   […]

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A Field Guide to Life – The Practice of Simplicity

January 28, 2013

This installment of A Field Guide to Life invites you to simplify your life. Simplicity creates freedom, because it acts as a giant filter for the unnecessary. The Practice of Simplicity challenges you to consciously align your everyday life with just what makes you happy.   The Practice of Simplicity “Manifest plainness; embrace simplicity; reduce […]

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A Field Guide to Life – The Practice of Silence

January 22, 2013

This installment of A Field Guide to Life outlines the first of many personal practices you can adopt that can open your life to big, new possibility. The Practice of Silence invites you to challenge prevailing wisdom and stop – just stop, and allow your mind to calm.   The Practice of Silence  “In the […]

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A Field Guide to Life – Life as Practice

January 15, 2013

This installment of A Field Guide to Life suggests that all of life is a form of practice. If you’re not practicing being who you want to be, then you’re practicing being who you don’t want to be. It challenges you to look at the many dimensions of your humanness in preparation for adopting new […]

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A Field Guide to Life – Transformative Practice

January 8, 2013

This installment of A Field Guide to Life begins the section on personal practices, regular exercises to help you make dramatic shifts in what’s possible for you. It challenges you to develop your own personal experience of new ideas.   Practice – Tools for Transformation “It is not because things are difficult that we do […]

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A Field Guide to Life – Practicing Nature’s Way

January 1, 2013

This installment of A Field Guide to Life offers some exercises you can begin right now as a way to integrate nature’s way into your own life. It challenges you to go beyond ‘knowing’ into the realm of personal experience, where true learning happens.   Practices for Personal Transformation We rarely experience any dramatic change […]

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