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quotes

  • be

    Why we should practice being lost

    Stand still. The trees ahead and bushes beside you Are not lost. Wherever you are is called Here, And you must treat it as a powerful stranger, Must ask permission to know it and…

    3 Jun 2018
  • be

    to be of use

    Today is the last day for students at the high school where I work as a mentor/coach/counselor. I can hardly believe that it has been more than six months since I started working there.…

    9 Jun 2016
  • be create + inspire culture

    f*ck it + other mantras

    i’ve discovered a few phrases that i am going to incorporate into my life. let’s call them mantras. of course, i have a few that i already use quite often. must notably, follow your…

    15 Sep 2015
  • be

    when you are in need of a hero

    you know, there are days when we feel strong and courageous, like we can take on the whole world. and there are days when we feel practically helpless, exhausted, and disheartened. i, for one, am feeling…

    28 May 2015
  • be travel

    all of life is an adventure

    “I do not accept any absolute formulas for living. No preconceived code can see ahead to everything that can happen in a man’s life. As we live, we grow and our beliefs change. They…

    17 Apr 2015
  • be meditation

    mini blog challenge | post 1: BE

    it’s day one of the belovelive mini blog challenge! and today’s theme is being. what keeps you grounded? do you have any practices, disciplines, rituals that you do? for me, being is the foundation…

    8 Apr 2015
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    meditation mondays: bloom where you are planted

    i’m obsessed with thinking about spring. when the calendar clicks to march, my brain clicks to spring. to new life. to new birth. to new chances. to new everything. but, i wonder, if i…

    2 Mar 2015
  • asheville be

    meditation mondays: just start

    hello, out there! i’m writing to you from a cozy spot on the sofa in my brother’s back apartment this morning. what that means is that we’re all moved out from our sweet little home…

    12 Jan 2015
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    words for the weekend

    “I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.”  – Audrey Hepburn “Music always sounds better…

    5 Dec 2014
  • be

    i’m a pro at building castles in the air

    oh these dark days of advent… they’ve got me all messed up in my head. i am someone who is always positive and i have a pretty good level of self confidence. but, recently, i…

    4 Dec 2014
  • be

    my morning mantra

    on wednesdays last spring i did a whole series inspired by the dalai lama’s 18 rules of living. as a result, i became a huge believer in his simple, yet profound, ways of being.…

    25 Nov 2014
  • in the wild

    breathtaking views

    if you have ever been up high on a mountain, then you know the power that you feel when you stand on the top, peering down at everything below. and, if you are like…

    23 Nov 2014
  • life travel

    quotes about being an expat + living abroad

    it’s saturday night now, and the reality of announcing about our big move to sweden has begun to sink in. and, i am all aflutter with emotions – excitement over being an expat and starting…

    22 Nov 2014
  • culture north carolina

    the love of thousands

    remember how i said on monday that i was focusing on the value + emphasis that native americans put on families? well, i truly have been thinking about family a lot this week –…

    13 Nov 2014
  • be

    quotes to pack in your bag

    remember my mediation monday post earlier this week? and how i told you that for this week, i’d be focusing on the native american idea of a vision quest? well, it turns out that…

    8 Nov 2014
  • asheville be culture

    be the king of your life

    the amazing swedish (!) folk duo first aid kit, whom i completely adore, are going to be in asheville tonight – and we’ve got tickets!! yes, we saw them just this past spring in…

    28 Oct 2014
  • be north carolina

    the rapture of being alive

    undoubtedly this was the perfect day. the perfect way to usher in a new decade, a new year, and a new season of my life. it was simple. authentic. peaceful. it filled with nature +…

    25 Sep 2014
  • be

    how do you want to live?

    are you willing to risk it all to live the life that you feel called to live? the road is ahead of you… it’s just to start walking. dream big. i believe in you.…

    26 Aug 2014
  • photography

    here we go!

    well, friends. i’ve been working on something in the background for a few weeks. do you remember how i was a photographer for my sister-in-law’s wedding when i was in sweden in july? and do…

    25 Aug 2014
  • be gatherings north carolina

    this is who i am

    i thought a lot about who i am, where i come from, and what makes me, well, me, while i was at the beach with my family last week. i didn’t overthink it, i…

    3 Jul 2014
  • nyc travel

    nyc quotes

    one of the reasons i love nyc so much is because of the inspiration that i feel from the people that have lived here. there is that beat generation, do-your-own-thing, challenge the status quo,…

    21 May 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rules of living #12

    happy may day! i hope that you’re having a beautiful start to your month. i just love may – it’s a transition month. from spring to summer (for me at least). and it is…

    1 May 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom. rules of living #11.

    today’s post is all about one of my other favorite things (besides travel and photography and spirituality!)… nesting. and what i mean by that is creating a home that is warm, inviting, friendly, comfortable,…

    23 Apr 2014
  • be meditation

    dreary. rainy. and full of purpose.

    as i click my computer keys, the rain pounds on the pavement outside. it has been doing so for the past 24 hours. it’s cold and dark and dreary. as if spring has gone…

    19 Apr 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom. rule of living # 10.

    Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older & think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time. what’s the meaning of life? what’s the purpose of life? how should we live?…

    17 Apr 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rule of living #9

    half way there! today’s wednesday wisdom post is the ninth one, meaning that we have now moved through the first half of the dalai lama’s 18 rules of living (not in order of course).…

    10 Apr 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rules of living #8

    isn’t it amazing how things just happen serendipitously? like they were meant to be? it’s been a fairly regular occurrence in my life that, when there is one thing on my mind, it surfaces…

    2 Apr 2014
  • be

    40 days in a cathedral: week four.

    i was gonna do a whole post on failure and my worries about a potential job getting in the way of my flexible lifestyle. basically, blah blah blah. poor me, poor me, poor me.…

    30 Mar 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rules of living #7

    i know. it’s thursday. but, it’s my blog, and i can do wednesday wisdom on thursday if i want. actually, i truly apologize for not getting it done yesterday. it’s been driving me crazy all…

    27 Mar 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rules of living #6

    i’ve always had a problem with prayer. i just don’t like the idea of a Being “up there” in the clouds listening to people as they mutter their wishes and wants and prayers, hoping…

    19 Mar 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rules of living # 5

    ok. i’m a day late. but, you know. it happens. no biggie. and i know that you all will forgive me as lina and i were hanging out with our german friends who came…

    13 Mar 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rules of living # 4

    happy ash wednesday, my friends. you may or may not celebrate the beginning of lent, but i wish you a happy ash wednesday anyway. for me, this day marks the beginning of a very…

    5 Mar 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rules of living #3

    time for week 3 in my series on the 18 rules of living by the dalai lama. i am totally loving doing this little series. i can’t even imagine how cool it will be after 18 weeks…

    26 Feb 2014
  • be

    all i need

    happy saturday, lovelies! peace and love. xx…

    22 Feb 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rules of living #2

    last week i started a series on the 18 rules of living by the dalai lama. i am using his inspiring words as my guide for the wisdom in my wednesday posts from now until…

    19 Feb 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rules of living #1

    for the next 18 weeks (that’s from now until the middle of june!), i will be using the 18 rules of living by the dalai lama as my guide for the wisdom in these…

    12 Feb 2014