Best writing prompts for Winter Writing Workshops 2024
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Best writing prompts for Winter Writing Workshops 2024

Writing prompts are some of the best ways to get your creative wheels, not only turning, but moving forward! We’re using writing prompts in our Winter Writing Workshops to not only get words moving (which isn’t AS high of a priority when folks have already committed to showing up for the workshop) but also to…

Klondike Success 2023
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Klondike Success 2023

The Golddigger backstory Here’s how it all started… our founder and captain, the indomitable Stephanie L. Johnson from Idaho Springs, CO (home of the OG Golddiggers) found herself as an ardent young professional in Anchorage, Alaska in the early 2000s. She was surrounded by fabulous people telling tales of amazing adventures and realized that she…

Evolve
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Evolve

Evolve, from the Latin evolvere “to unroll, roll out, roll forth, unfold.” It’s what we do. Here, embodied, we roll, on this planet of ours around the Sun. We roll from one day into the next, one phase of life to another. Our lives unfold before us. I think we assume that there is a progression,…

Lovingkindness
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Lovingkindness

Lovingkindness is the 9/10 Paramis (Perfection) practice that we have been studying in our Evolve mindfulness courses this year. Lovingkindness is sometimes otherwise known as goodwill, benevolence, or simply, kindness. It is one of the practices that help us to reveal and preserve an open heart and a calm mind. In the Yoga Sutras lovingkindness…

Truthfulness

Truthfulness

Truthfulness Of course, truthfulness is a perfect reflection. It brings with it an indomitable strength and, a most tender benevolence. Truthfulness is an act of service. It requires courage. It requires energy, patience, and generosity. It gives rise to wisdom and frees us from that which causes suffering. Truthfulness is the stout hull of the…

Patience
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Patience

Patience is the perfection practice that we are working with this month. These are practices to beautify the mind and heart. We feel good when we do them! Our mental, emotional, and physical health improves when we are steeped in these practices. Patience as a practice (rather than a characteristic) may be appreciated as a response…

Energy
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Energy

In our mindfulness groups this month we have been working with energy. It is one of the ways  that we can purify the mind and heart. It’s actually a coincidence that this is our topic this month but it does seem incredibly appropriate! Perhaps it is a meaningful coincidence.  Summer is such an incredibly energetic…

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