Abandon Your Abstract “Can” for a Committed “Will!” ~ Dani Katz

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on Jun 10, 2012
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Because every word matters, word wizard Dani Katz guides us evermore deeply into the practice of deliberate languaging with her latest video blog about the inefficacy of can, the upsides of will and the magical energy of commitment that differentiates the two.



Dani Katz established her reputation as one of Los Angeles’ finest literary talents by way of her bold voice, her expanded perspective and her mastery of language, having published hundreds of articles in the LA Weekly, Los Angeles Times, Whole Life Times, LA Yoga and Santa Fe Reporter, among others.  In addition to her broad spectrum of practical experience and formal studies, including a Master’s Degree in Journalism, she has spent the past seven years immersed in the study of mindful languaging and conscious communication, researching and perfecting the myriad ways, whys and hows that language influences our every human experience.  She recently completed her first book, a narrative non-fiction unraveling of our singular relationship mythology, and is currently putting the finishing touches on her alchemical languaging tome: Every Word Matters.

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8 Responses to “Abandon Your Abstract “Can” for a Committed “Will!” ~ Dani Katz”

  1. Mamaste says:

    Just intro'd on FB main page.

    Dani, thanks for this. I will take *can* out of my vocab for today, with courage and love.

  2. cathy says:

    I need to say that 'can' is a door from which one ponders a possibility. Possibility is a valid place tostand. We can not do everything. there is simply not enough time in life. yet, the open door of 'I can" means one is considering and knows this possibility is real. "I will' comes when one has decided it istime and right for them.

  3. Karen says:

    Good step. I am exploring abandoning the committed “I will” for the active “I am”.

  4. dani says:

    Hi Mamaste! So glad the video is resonating with you. I support your effortless transition from "can" to WILL. xoxooxxoxo

  5. Dani says:

    Hurray, Karen!!!! The energetic difference between the future-based "will" and the present-moment embodiment of "I am" is nothing short of miraculous. I'm excited to elucidate this upgrade in my next wordsrmatter video blog. Thanks for tuning in and showing up! xoxo Dani

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