Tag Archive: Real Life

Jul 18

Artist Date: Into the Wilds

Artist Date: Into the Wilds To finish off my 12 weeks of The Artist’s Way, I treated myself to an extended artist date. My husband drove me into the wilds to his family’s cabin at what is fondly known as “The Ranch.” The weather was beautiful, and I was surrounded by wildlife. Robins hopped around …

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Jun 06

Hiking for Health

Hiking For Health After nearly a decade of chronic illness and trying every possible treatment available, no matter how weird or sometimes even dangerous, I think I might have finally found my magic pill: Hiking. During my makeover, Carol Tuttle asked me if I used to enjoy hiking when I was little. I told her …

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May 30

Artist Date: Crystal Journal

Artist Date: Crystal Journal To go along with my rock tumbling artist date, this week I created a crystal journal. The reason I originally purchased all these rocks wasn’t just because they were pretty. I was interested in their healing properties. However, I soon discovered that I had a hard time remembering which stones were …

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May 16


“I do it.” My daughter, Kyara, was a toddler, and she had discovered her independence. She wanted to do everything by herself. Get dressed, climb in and out of the car, seat herself at the table, feed herself. All of it. I let her try, of course, even though I knew I could do it …

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May 13

Artist Date: Tea Dying and Bleaching

Artist Date: Tea Dying and Bleaching One of the important aspects of Dressing Your Truth (DYT) is choosing the right colors to wear for your type. After I learned that I was a Type 3, I had a panicking realization: I had NO Type 3 clothes! Thankfully, a friend gave me a suggestion for what …

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May 09

DYT: Me, Type 3?

The moment I knew I was Type 3: The day after my makeover, I panicked. I felt like Cinderella at the stroke of midnight. Even before the Great Type 4 Purge of December, I had had very little clothes in Type 3 colors. I had to scramble to find something to wear. I needed a …

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May 06

My DYT Makeover

I saw the announcement on Monday. Carol Tuttle was hosting a live event at her Dressing Your Truth (DYT) store, and she was going to choose one lucky person to receive a complete makeover. I had always wanted a makeover. I watched talk shows that took dowdy women and turned them into gorgeous, confident women. …

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