authenticity

Have you forgotten? You are a wild one.

  “Underneath it all, we are wild and we know it.” – Reggie Ray, Buddhist scholar From the time you were a little child they’ve been trying to tame you. They told you how to sit, they told you how to behave. They told you what nice […]

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The Pretending is Killing Us

The Pretending is Killing Us

“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths.” – M. Scott Peck There is a certain sadness in us all… We walk around in our day to day lives, pretending it isn’t there, doing what we need to do to move through […]

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More, Please.

More, Please.

Show me a hundred people and I bet I can show you 95 of them or so who will say 2016 has been a rough one. It came with its blessings and gifts, of course, but it also brought a seemingly higher proportion of loss, tragedy, difficulties, […]

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Do I Contradict Myself?

Do I Contradict Myself?

I think I just might be the most anti-social extrovert there ever was. As much as I love to be around people, and am totally energized in groups, at events and parties and whatnot, I never feel “open” to talking to strangers in coffee shops, on airplanes, […]

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I Hate Vulnerability

I Hate Vulnerability

  It was a crossroads moment. I was feeling hurt. A few friends were planning a special get-together, and I couldn’t make it on the night in discussion, told them so, and hoped another date would thus be chosen. It wasn’t. There they were… those sucky feelings […]

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The Truth About Changing

The Truth About Changing

“Nothing happens, and nothing happens, and then everything happens.” – Fay Weldon There’s a recent shifting, a new understanding in me that has basically turned my world on its head. It’s challenged everything I thought about life, about change, about habits and healing. It has turned my business beliefs upside […]

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I’ve made a huge decision.

I've made a huge decision.

The word “decide” means, in its barest essence, “to kill.” Think about it: Matricide. Genocide. Suicide. Homocide. In order to choose the powerful decisions that will propel our lives, something else has to die. I’ve made a huge decision, and I want to tell you about it. But […]

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Inclement Weather Announcement

Inclement Weather Announcement

I’m not sure if you clicked and opened this link because you usually do, or if the subject line piqued your curiosity, but either way, I’m glad you did. There’s something important I want to share. When I worked at MoveStudio as Marketing Manager, I was responsible […]

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The Truth About Truth

The Truth About Truth

It wasn’t so long ago that I felt, in most cases, it was safer to lie than to tell the truth. Lies kept me safe. Secrets were my suit of armor. It was how I knew to live. Secrets and lies were my survival strategy, learned early […]

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My Big, Bad, Beautiful Year

My Big, Bad, Beautiful Year

It’s that time of year. Time to start processing 2015, the things we’ve learned, the ways we’ve changed, what we’ll be taking with us into 2016. What we’d like to leave behind. I know so many of you have had such important, monumental shifts and smaller but […]

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