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Is your plastic rejected by curbside trash collectors? Don’t worry, it’s not about you.

March 12, 2014
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Is your plastic rejected by curbside trash collectors? Don’t worry, it’s not about you.

As we learned in my last post, if the recycling plant can’t sell it, they don’t want it. Why would they? So if they’re saying “NO, we don’t take x, y, and z,” it’s not because they’re being uncooperative. It’s because there’s no stable market for it. Key word: stable. They can’t take a plastic for…

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Taking Tribal Global – what’s your default or signature move?

March 12, 2014
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Taking Tribal Global – what’s your default or signature move?

Good Wednesday to you, and greetings from Scotland! Deirdre here, and I have a question for you today. What’s your default or signature dance move? AS guest editor of Paulette’s blog,  I have been thinking about our dance, the great variety of moves and combinations and how we pull it all together in the moment. Gypsy…

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Rock your dancing goddess selves…Manifesto writing part 3!

March 9, 2014
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Rock your dancing goddess selves…Manifesto writing part 3!

Rock your dancing goddess selves… Manifesto writing part 3! Getting your Manifesto on can be heart wrenching, soul searching, mind boggling, and yet, the end product is such a feel good collaboration between all three of yourselves that it is soooo worth it. For those of you who have written your Manifesto in the past,…

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That little recyling symbol: what does it really mean?

March 9, 2014
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That little recyling symbol: what does it really mean?

On plastics, you’ll see a little number in the middle of it. What that number means is a topic for a future post. It’s not what you’d think, and it’s kind of complicated. The good news is there’s only one key thing to remember:  “Just because something is recyclable SOMEWHERE, doesn’t mean it’s recyclable where…

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A Magical Night for Self Enhancement Inc.

March 7, 2014
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A Magical Night for Self Enhancement Inc.

 Self Enhancement Inc. celebrated the nonprofit’s first annual major fundraiser, combining two events from years past, at the Pure Space and Flex Space Portland venue Saturday, February 22. The nonprofit serving local at risk youth, was the first West Coast Event Productions client to utilize both Pure Space and Flex Space venues, turning the combined…

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Friday What is sooooo rockin’my world!

March 6, 2014
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Friday What is sooooo rockin’my world!

Greetings from Milan! I have just finished up three days of Gypsy Caravan Tribal Bellydance Master Teacher Training Intensive with the two most glorious dancers in the south of England…Deirdre Macdonald, from the UK, and Cinzia DiCioccio, from Italy.  And then today flew to Italy too, for a weekend of Tribal Bellydance workshops in Milan!…

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“When in doubt, Throw it out!”

March 5, 2014
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“When in doubt, Throw it out!”

I know you’ve heard that little maxim. And I’m sorry to tell you that yes, “throw it out” means into the Garbage — i.e., not the recycling. And I know that’s painful for you. You WANT everything to be recyclable — but it’s not. I used to suffer from the same illness — which by…

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March 4, 2014
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I’m baaaaaack! And I’m going to answer all your garbage questions.

March 3, 2014
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I’m baaaaaack! And I’m going to answer all your garbage questions.

Yes. I’ve been gone a while. I took a sabbatical — what of it? I’m not getting paid for this. I’m back, and I’m going to quit being such a crabby scrooge about how bad everything is and be more informative about what we can do to help. Especially given that I’m the first one to…

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Writing Your Manifesto…Get the Ball Rolling and the Words Flowing! Part 2

March 2, 2014
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Writing Your Manifesto…Get the Ball Rolling and the Words Flowing! Part 2

Writing Your Manifesto…Get the Ball Rolling and the Words Flowing! Part 2, (of 3 parts) Last week I wrote about true beliefs, finding your niche, being present, and other juicy ideas about reaching down deep inside yourself, with the idea of starting to write your Manifesto. I asked you to try journaling, to start getting…

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