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Julie Daley
Julie Daley is a certified coach, teacher and writer, and the creator of Unabashedly Female. Julie helps women who long to rediscover the sacred creativity and leadership that is at the heart of their nature as women. A graduate of Stanford University with a degree in Interaction Design, Julie also teaches Creativity and Leadership at Stanford Continuing Studies, as well as to corporations and organizations.

Entries by Julie Daley

Fixation vs. Focus: How to Be Naturally and Powerfully Creative

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2015 | 3:39 PM


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The other morning, as I was walking home from taking my grandson to school, I clearly saw an image that offered an epiphany. As I walked past an incredibly bright yellow house, I could clearly see how...

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Be Fully and Unabashedly What You Truly, and Already, Are

(2) Comments | Posted June 26, 2012 | 2:43 PM

I've been a teacher and coach for almost ten years now. I teach courses on the creative process... meaning how we live creatively. I don't teach art. I help people on their journey to knowing who and what they really are, and then living that in the world; in other...

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A Deep and Reverent Kindness

(6) Comments | Posted June 20, 2011 | 3:41 PM

After the end of her last relationship, my friend recently told me that all she really wants in a partner and lover now is kindness -- someone who treats her with a deep and reverent kindness. She is done with the longing for someone good-looking or necessarily intelligent, or even...

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Remind Your Mother, 'You Are Enough'

(1) Comments | Posted May 8, 2011 | 1:56 PM

I imagine few, if any, of the Mother's Day cards to be given today include words like these from Alice Walker:

"Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me."

My mother, Joan,

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Awake. Alive. Eternal.

(1) Comments | Posted May 5, 2011 | 1:10 AM

You can see eternity in a newborn's eyes.

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Look into these eyes.

Even in a picture, you can see eternity looking back at you.

These eyes are unobstructed by personality. That hasn't been formed...yet.

Something alive...

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The Courage to Sin: What Mary Daly Taught Me About Being a Woman

(42) Comments | Posted March 2, 2011 | 8:28 AM

What is it to be a woman in the fullest sense?


It's been just over a year since the feminist theologian, Mary Daly, died.

People felt many things about Mary Daly and what she taught, wrote and espoused. In reading about her and her life, I found...

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Love and the Nature of Women

(4) Comments | Posted February 23, 2011 | 10:52 AM

We recently celebrated Valentine's Day, a day filled with images of romantic love, and the usual gifts of flowers and chocolate. While we can content ourselves with this kind of love, we can also open our hearts and our bodies to a deeper conversation about love and the erotic, creativity...

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Old Woman, Wise Woman, Powerful Woman: The Beauty of Aging

(133) Comments | Posted December 21, 2010 | 8:03 AM

One day, surfing across the web in no particularly linear or rational way (I guess that's what surfing is), I came across this quote from Rush Limbaugh: "Will this country want to actually watch a woman get older before their eyes on a daily basis?"

He said that in 2008,...

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