My Latest Musings:

A little update from Bari

1. I grew up in Chicago. When I saw mountains for the first time as a teen I knew I had to live amongst them. I have lived in Boulder, CO since I was 24. I also spent some time in the Bay Area of California where I started my Financial Therapy work. (But lately I have been craving city again) 2. During my 20’s I trained as a Somatic Therapist at Naropa University and have a Masters in Somatic…

October 2, 2019
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In the last few years, I’ve had some wonderful media opportunities come my way. I’m grateful for all of them, but every once in a while, something extra special happens in the connection between me and the journalist on the other end of the line. It’s positively electric. I sit up straighter and talk with my hands more than normal. And I get louder (my husband can always tell when I’ve had a super fulfilling interview because I can be…

September 17, 2019
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compassion for past mistakes

Dear community, Shame is a tricky beast. It sneaks in. Unannounced and uninvited. Through cracked windows and doors you thought you’d shut. It can slip in, just when you’re celebrating. That’s when your guard is down, after all. I’ve seen it happen in our community. Just when you learn a new money skill, shame sneaks in and beats up on you because you didn’t know it before. You get all set up with your new personal tracking software. After a…

August 29, 2019
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