My Latest Musings:

  • My 44th year has been powerful. And, I have been Daring Greatly like crazy. Some of my great dares this year have been:  1. As many of you know, I opened my year-long program, The Art of Money, a global conscious money movement. It’s my favorite teaching model and business model to date and more sustainable and fulfilling than anything I have previously done. It’s an amazing blessing! (Psst… Art of Money 2014 is close on the horizon . .…

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  • You. Your Honey. And Money.   How’s it working these days? If you’ve been in my community for a while, you’ve probably heard me talk about money dates – the time you spend on your relationship with your money. What happens when we add another person into the mix? In relationships, money can be one of the stickiest and most challenging areas to navigate as a couple. What to do if a money date with your honey sounds HORRIFYING. was…

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  • “The only difference between a failure and a lesson, is how much you were paying attention.” When I recently read this on Joshua Onysko’s Facebook wall, I felt a big YES! My mind was flooded by all the ways this relates to our money relationship and the path to money healing. I’m curious . . . Looking back on your money story so far, do you interpret challenging spots as money failures, or money lessons? More often than not, I…

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  • In August of 2001… I moved from Colorado to California, and arrived in a little town called Sebastopol. I was post-graduate school (in Somatic Psychology), standing at a huge professional crossroads. I was working as a bookkeeper, doing overnight hospice shifts, and leading authentic movement groups. I was searching . . . Trying to put the pieces together and discover the next chapter in my life and work. Just a few weeks after moving, I’m on my way to see…

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  • I love ritual. I especially love those rituals we self-create for our own healing. And I extra-specially love those rituals we self-create for our money healing! For some of you, rituals may seem a bit silly, or you wonder how significant or productive they could really be. Perhaps the concept is overwhelming, and you wouldn’t know where to start, even though the idea piques your curiosity. If you hear a little whisper that there’s something worthwhile there for you, I…

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  • Tax Day Reflections

    by Bari Tessler April 15, 2013

    Dear Community, Today is a loaded day. It’s Tax Day in the US. Body Check In: What happens when you read those two teeny little loaded words? Tax Day. Feelings, sensations, reactions? Breathe into Tax Day. Take a peek at what’s there for you. And: Read on, for some love + support + perspective.  For some (many), Tax Day holds dread, shame, fear, anxiety. Contraction. Avoidance. Tension, right? 

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