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paula in a field

Hi, friend.

My name is Paula. I have an unending curiosity about who I am, why I’m here, and how to do me with as much conscious, loving, and soulful awareness as possible.

Heart Driven Life is the place where I craft my soul’s journey into a tapestry of words. It’s my art, and it’s my gift to you.

“Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.” – Emerson

 

Read the latest insights on the journey…

Amidst the City Find the Rhythm of Nature

Amidst the City Find the Rhythm of Nature

Three days a week I drive forty minutes from my home to work. When I walk out of my house at 5:40 a.m. I hear the crickets and see the starlight. I smell the sheep and the grass blowing in the field. The houses on our street are dark. There are lights on the horizon...

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Pre-Menstrual Moods Teach Surrender as a Skill

Pre-Menstrual Moods Teach Surrender as a Skill

It catches me in my chest. My hand reaches for my lungs as though I’m short of breath. I pause. Air pulls deep into my belly through my nose and releases with a great sigh. My attention draws to the density surrounding my heart. There’s a heaviness moving outward and...

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Tame the Body, Quiet the Mind, Soothe the Nervous System

Tame the Body, Quiet the Mind, Soothe the Nervous System

The overhead exam light pierced into every corner of the room. The patient in his yellow gown sat at the edge of the bed. A tall, slender family member stood at the couch. When we entered the room he came directly at me with violence in his voice, “What is your name?...

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