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Within Swinging Distance 

By Live Wild

Within Swinging Distance September brings a new set of changes and challenges, and a host of adaptations as we find our Weh in autumn with this pandemic.  What is settling in many of us is the recognition that managing this virus is a marathon, not a sprint.  The thing is,…

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Green Spirals

By Live Wild

It’s easier to bring the not scary parts of yourself out into the world. To hope that the Wild parts of ourselves are the parts that we don’t mind sharing.

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Shifting

By Live Wild

Impermanence, a word, a feeling that has been sticking with me lately. The impermanence of life; of season, of weather, of joy, of distress, of successes, and of failures

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Stepping Into New

By Live Wild

Stepping into 2020 many of us are fraught with worries about what the future may hold. Here at The Wild Institute, we planned to start this year by talking about ways to deepen our skills of being Wildly Present.

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Re-Wilding

By Live Wild

Re-Wilding, in the world of conservation, means restoring an area of land to it’s natural uncultivated state, particularly reintroducing species of plants or wild animals that have been driven out or exterminated.

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The Myth of Arrival

By Live Wild, Work Wild

Our culture perpetuates the myth of Arrival. Like if we really pulled it all together, we could be that polished, calm, energetic, accomplished individual that we see reflected in the stereotypes of our imagination. Personally or professionally, this deception of arrival is insidious and dangerous. It lures us into believing that it’s possible to be complete, inside or out. That if we just worked a little longer, dug a little deeper, ate the right foods, or tried harder, somehow, we would cross a threshold into a land of competent and peaceful completion.

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A Wild Musing for Winter

By Live Wild

Wild Musing …this time of year holds such contrast. The frantic pace of the holidays, regardless of your beliefs or your participation in them, amp up this time of year, with shopping, music, lights, meals, deals, parties, and more. While at the same time, the natural world grows quiet in…

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Daring to be You

By Live Wild

Such a simple concept, daring to be Wildly Original can be quite the ongoing game of tug and war with our inner selves. Our pesky egos start questioning the ideas, values, and actions making us second guess… virtually everything. But I’ve taken Chris’ Wild Dare to heart, putting more of my “true” self out into the world a little bit everyday. Daring to be me has lifted my spirit, helped me connect on a new level, and given me a newfound sense of purpose and confidence. When I dare to choose and step into that person I’ve always been (but was afraid to share), great things start happening.

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On Being Wildly Original

By Live Wild

Our theme is Wildly Original Who are you? What makes your heart sing? What, even when it’s difficult, is worth standing out for? Being Wildly Original is hard, every aspect of being Wild is hard, they all take courage in different ways. Personally, I think that being Wildly Original takes…

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