Heartbreak and I have an ongoing relationship and over the years we’ve come to a compromise.Read More
My greatest fear has been that when I finally show up for my life, I disappear. ….Read More
If your day starts with you running around, without focus or feeling lethargic and uninspired, this post is definitely for you.Read More
It begins with an inkling, a soft whisper, a gentle nudge...Something is calling you…Read More
The last time I saw my mother she was smiling and laughing at nothing in particular. My mother has dementia and has had dementia for almost ten years now. Each visit brings an onslaught of guilt and uncomfortable feelings.
And then it happened...
Purpose, how we make meaning, is not static. As we grow it changes.Read More
Somewhere in Norway the sound of a ringing telephone pierces a street corner telephone booth.Read More
Like an exclamation point to the month of May is Mother’s Day.Read More
Everyone is an artist.Read More
The first time I heard this phrase it was in the movie, Eat, Pray, Love.Read More
“Every relationship is destined for destruction.” What?Read More
Over time I have learned a few things about being authentic.Read More
If you feel an “inkling”, a subtle feeling that there’s something amiss but you don’t know what it is, pay attention. That is the wisest part of you speaking. It may come as a whisper but if left unattended it will wreak havoc in your life.Read More
Every New Year a mantra reveals itself to me that serves as a compass for my decisions and actions and that challenges me to go beyond my limitations of ego and mind. The mantra is more than just words. It’s an invitation to break a hypnosis that quietly runs aspects of my life...Read More
There is joy and fulfillment just around the corner when you are open to the unknown, when you engage a conversation about your truth and what really matters.
Let that be your compass, your true north. Allow that creative expression of your essence to emerge regardless of your age. Allow yourself the blessing of emergence, the blessing of being honest about who you are and the courage to lead your life accordingly.Read More
The story Amy Tan tells in The Joy Luck Club reminded me of my life as a teenager. At the time I wanted to disown everything my parents were. I didn't want to admit where my parents came from.
I recognized the same shame as the daughters in the book experienced. My parents weren't sophisticated enough, they spoke differently, and they looked different. They thought differently, they just didn't fit in.
I was busy creating a career based on the “American Dream” and they didn't fit into my American way of life.Read More
I am about to take a dive into the deep end. I’m about to share with you something significant and personal because you and I share a mutual commitment to live authentically, to lead with integrity and to be the best possible version of ourselves so we can do the work we are meant to do.
I hear the voice of fear nagging at me. “What if they don’t like it? What if they think I’m wasting my talent? What if they think I’m crazy? What it they leave me? What if I lose all my income as a result? What if they lose confidence in me? What will they think of me?”
"When we understand, we are at the center of the circle and there we sit while YES and NO chase each other around the circumference." Chuang-Tzu
If I cannot stand in the center, in my authenticity and in my commitment, how could I ever ask you to do the same? The only grounding I have in times like these is to stand in the center and observe the inner conversations of my mind go around and around, going nowhere. I know that my power is in the center so I must stand there and be true.Read More
Everyone experiences self doubt at times. But we can transform that into positive energy to move forward. If I doubt my ability to do x then the question is what do I need to do to become capable of doing x. Go do that and you keep growing.