Showing posts from January, 2015


 "Smile. Life is good. Life IS good." --Adrienne Mishler from Yoga with Adrienne

I am on Day 4 of this 30-day yoga challenge and can I just say, "I love this gal!" She is fun and funny, positive and upbeat, and, most of all, I just dig her attitude of go at your own pace and do what feels good.

And what feels good right now is finishing Day 4, looking forward to Day 5 and feeling a bit of that "post-yoga" ache all over.

If you want to join the challenge, start here.


Wisdom from a local coffeeshop



"...I believe that if you imagine, and keep on imagining, a better life....then events will conspire to present the opportunity to you." --Maisie Dobbs in "Messenger of Truth" by Jacqueline Winspear
On January 12th I will once again be teaching WRITE YOUR LIFE at Mosaic Coffee House in Seattle. See below for more information. Would love to see you there!
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Are you STUCK, unsure about what comes next? Ready to re-create your life and move in a new direction, but don't know how to get started?
Join me for a 1-day mini-retreat designed to help you discover and live the life you desire!
DATE: January 12, 015 TIME: 10:00am to 1:00pm PLACE: Mosaic Coffee House 4401 2nd Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
This class is FREE!
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER EMAIL: larasimmons(at)centurylink(dot)net
Pre-registration is NOT required.

9 Lives

Once upon a time there were two brothers who lived together in their father's house. Upon the death of their father they were to split all of his assets fifty-fifty. When the time came, they divided his houses, his livestock and his money equally.

After this was done, however, they discovered two rings which had not been included in the estate. The first ring was made of pure gold and encrusted with diamonds, which sparkled from a great distance. The second ring was made of silver. It was old and scratched and any shine it had once had was long gone.

The older brother immediately took charge and said, "As the oldest male in the family the gold ring should be mine, I will give it to my oldest daughter when the time is right." The younger brother did not complain and so he received the silver ring.

Many years passed. The older brother had made a great fortune out of what his father had left to him and yet he was dissatisfied with his life. The younger brother still lived …