Have you ever felt like the wind is gone from your sails… Your bungee has lost its bounce… You are wading in thigh-high waters? That’s how I have felt recently, without being able to put a finger on why or point to any significant changes in my life or health that...read more
We often lead our lives with the expectation that we will be healthy and feel energetic. When something happens to disrupt that daydream, we feel betrayed and angry and lost. We need to find a new story to support us. Recently, I watched an old video with Stephen...read more
You are unique in the world. No one else does it the way you do. You bring your own style to this moment. Understanding and expressing your particular magic enriches all our lives. In an article on wiki How, Devin Jones suggests that one definition for “strengths” is...read more
In one of my creative journaling classes, we were looking at the unhelpful messages we send ourselves. We were so critical! We have been trained by our cultures to think that we are projects in need of renovation and improvement. “Every day in every way, I get better...read more
I often shoulder away my experience in this moment, hanging onto some notion of perfection. This should not be happening now. Instead, this moment should look like something else – something brighter, shinier, more perfect. Clinging to my expectations of perfection, I...read more
How can our lives become more compassionate and creative – even in the face of difficulty? How can we connect with the sacred? I explore these questions by practicing the kind promises, report my wrangling here and in my monthly newsletter.