Author Archives: Shaunalei

About Shaunalei

"Peace by Piece" is a storehouse for my exploratory journey of discovery and healing. Feel free to reach me at: shaunalei@codepoet.org.

Isadora’s legacy: freedom!

Happy “Isadora Duncan Day”(September 14)! 92 years ago today that free spirit and exploratory dancer left us–in body but not in spirit. In my mind, her self-given freedom is her greatest legacy. Long-live her lasting invitation to us to free … Continue reading

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Feeding one’s mind

This past year, I’ve tried to engage in a lot of self-care to try and keep me emotionally well: meditation, progressive relaxation, warm tea, yoga, plenty of sleep, etc. When I came across this Dale Carnegie quote a while back, … Continue reading

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Manipulating a metaphor

The metaphor of drowning has been a persistent image during my years of depression. “Drowning in possibilities.” “Drowning in the complexity of life.” “Drowning in my mistakes (the harm I’ve caused).” “Drowning in uncertainty.” Etc. The other day, as I … Continue reading

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