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How to Live in a Better World

“You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it.
You must learn to see the world anew.”
Albert Einstein
I recently started watching Star Trek again. Mainly episodes of The Next Generation, but also a few of the original series (both are currently available on Netflix). Star Trek was my favorite show growing up,

By |November 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Joy of Pressure

“The only way to handle pressure is to apply it.”
Darrelle Revis
All my life I have struggled with laziness. An internal inertia that defies all logic, meditation practices, self-help books and seminars. It hits me when I’m in the middle of a work-flow, or just getting started on a project I’m excited about.

It comes in

By |October 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Be Limitless

“The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you.
If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.”
Tony Robbins
Recently someone told me that the reading I had done for him was “embarrassingly” off. He listed the ways

By |September 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When Life Keeps Working

“Anyone who doesn’t believe in miracles is not a realist.” 
David Ben-Gurion
The above picture is from my wedding a few months ago. I had long dreamed of having a traditional wedding, complete with big poofy dress and elegant scenery. I got to have it exactly as I always wanted, and I looked like the princess I

By |September 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Avoid Being Attacked by Zebras

“A problem well put is half solved.”
― John Dewey
“Zebra” is a slang term in American medicine for arriving at an elaborate medical diagnosis when a more mundane one is more likely. It comes from the analogy of hearing hooves, seeing a mane and tail and guessing zebra when it’s far more likely to be

By |July 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Hidden Path of Purpose

“Sometimes you don’t know when you’re taking the
first step through a door until you’re already inside.”
– Ann Voskamp
There are several myths about what it takes to live one’s purpose that I’ve observed, both in my clients and popular media:
1. It requires a leap of faith.

2. You have to go all in or not

By |June 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 (Simple) Steps to a Better Life

“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the
unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.”
Hans Hofmann
I write this at a time of massive momentum and change in my life. I got engaged in October, started back to school in January, and am now in the process of buying a house and planning my wedding while

By |April 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Surprising Benefits of Low Vibrations

“The walls we build around us to keep
sadness out also keeps out the joy.”
Jim Rohn
There is a very real truth that has been co-opted by problem-solving consciousness. By co-opted I mean misinterpreted and changed to the point of being almost unrecognizable.

The truth is that everything – thoughts, feelings, objects – vibrate at magnetic frequencies,

By |February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Purpose is Hard to Find

“The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The work of life is to develop it.
The meaning of life is to give your gift away.”
― David Viscott
“What is my purpose?” has become almost a catchphrase, as people at all stages of life imagine there is something more and better for them to

By |January 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Fear Cannot Survive

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark;
the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”
― Plato
Every child will, at some point, experience a version of the monster in the closet. Vague shadows that the imagination fills in with menacing detail.

The remedy for this situation is

By |November 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments