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Hi, friend.

My name is Paula. I’m a human with 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 weave my heart and soul’s learnings 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…

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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The Unexpected Adventure of the Rocky Overlook

The Unexpected Adventure of the Rocky Overlook

There it was. Right beneath the towering pine. Plenty of room for my tent, my chair, my person, my soul. I kicked the pine cones away, one by one at first, but that took longer than expected. So I decided to gather three, four, or more in my hands at once. They...

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