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I'm a writer, a coach and a crazy dog person - not always in that order! I love nature, big open spaces, pizza and road trips. I'm designing the life I always wanted.


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Writer. Coach. Catalyst.

Welcome to JBDC (Julie Bacon Dot Com) where you can read my many musings and

generally stay connected via social media, semi-regular emailings and regular ol' email.


March 2, 2018

Recently, I was listening so someone tell her friend a story about something that, in her view, was a bad experience. It was a crowded area (I wasn't trying to eavesdrop), so I couldn't really make out the details, but there was a lot of hand gesturing and "OMG" faces...

December 21, 2016

*Photo Credit Ruth Nielsen @mazamadog*

I’ve always believed that we are all creative. No, maybe we can’t draw or invent a Pinterest-worthy wreath, but we all create. A spreadsheet can be creative. Finding a unique solution is creative. Creation is everywhere.

The fist de...

December 13, 2016

We are getting to the end of the year where hope intersects with regret. Where looking forward and making plans crosses with what didn't get done or what fell apart. 

I've learned that some things need to fall apart to make space for something new. And some things need...

October 25, 2016

This is my birthday week and as such, I think about it as my personal new year. This one comes complete with a new moon for setting intentions, and yes, I believe in moon cycles. A bit. I believe in everything a little, and some things more than others. What I know for...

July 5, 2016

I'm on a complete high as I write. Coming off of a great weekend of giving my workshop surrounded by old friends and new who came with open hearts!! And then there was the long weekend, getting to know people on a deeper level, sprinkled with travel to new places. #bli...

June 20, 2016

My demons and I were sitting on the couch, their encroachment into my personal space as annoying as ever. “Demons” seems to be a dramatic label, but fear, doubt, worry and lack can feel like entities that chase us into the darkness.

We can all feel like this from time t...

March 25, 2016

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what it takes to achieve goals. Wait, no. I’ve been obsessing this year about how to make dreams reality. Yes, that.

I’ve been playing around with a model to address my obsession: Set your dreams (or big, hairy audacious goals to bo...

February 8, 2016

I coach people in the areas of business, sports and life, and the common thread is that all of us want more, that we have goals and desires.

Um, duh!!

But the reason I get involved is that people are overwhelmed with how to achieve those goals and they want support in fo...

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