Recently, I found myself in a house with not a whole lot to do. Sure, there were the usual distractions like my iPhone, iPad and laptop but outside of that, my choices were quite limited. I found this to be quite peaceful, at times, and I napped a lot. … Read more about Is Technology Making Us Distracted, Detached and Depressed?
"Yes, more please." I found myself saying this sentence aloud in the middle of the woods. I was alone but felt comforted by the canopy that the forest enveloped me in. It was a beautiful spring day and I felt renewed by the warm air and the big blue sky … Read more about Yes, More Please
When you take one step toward the rest of your life, the Universe seems to usher in a whole series of things to support it. When Art Speaks There's this woman and she's been in my world for a little while. I have watched her from afar and have … Read more about On Transitions, One Year of Being Separated (But Living Together) & My First Piece of Art
My living room was sun-soaked and I was lying on the couch, post-surgery and in full recovery mode, and I was listening to a friend tell me about the things that were happening in their life. In this state, distraction-free and slightly foggy from pain medication, I was able to … Read more about The Most Important Conversation Happens in the Undercurrents
Long before I gave birth to my daughter, I remember reading something somewhere that said, "Make sure your eyes light up and all attention is on your child when she walks in the room." I loved the idea of that and made a decision to make that one … Read more about Treat the 100th Time Like the 1st Time
Human connection. We've gone to war for it, fallen in love for it, killed for it and died for it. Now, more than ever, we have an opportunity to connect with each other in mere seconds. Text messages, phone calls, e-mail, Facebook messages, Tweets and Instagram photos. If we want … Read more about On Being Disconnected in a Connected World
Shame. What emotion comes up for you when you read that word? What happens in your body when you allow yourself to feel shame? For most of us, it's a painful, visceral emotion that can be crippling. It can cause us to shy away from certain areas of our life. Play … Read more about Why Shame Keeps Us Quiet & What to Do About It
I started reading The War of Art by Steven Pressfield today (thank you Jamie!) and I ended up reading half the book over lunch. The key concept to the book is overcoming Resistance and breaking through mental blocks. The book is designed to help you win the war as it … Read more about Resistance, Rationalization & Emotional Suppression