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Unleashing

“Let go and be free.”
ATGW
Recently I dreamed an elderly Japanese man offered to do an energy clearing on my hands. In the dream I recognized I needed his help but didn’t want him to do it and refused. Events then led to me to taking a Qi Gong class from him during which I

By |March 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Perfect Timing

“To everything there is a season and a time
to every purpose under heaven.”
Ecclesiastes
The weekend of January 23rd, 2009 I was in charge of the food for a black belt test in Pukulan, an intensive Indonesian martial art. The test lasted for 48 hours, and it was my job to provide meals for about 30

By |February 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Gift of Not Knowing

“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads.
Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.”
Rosalia de Castro
This will likely be my last newsletter for a while. We are now preparing for our daughter to be born in November, and as a result I won’t have events

By |September 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Would You Do If…?

“If heaven is a happy place, then the happier
I am the closer I am to heaven.”
Sarah Curts at age 5
What would you do right now if you were joyful, passionate, vibrant?

This is the question I’ve been asking myself multiple times a day for the last several weeks. I’m someone who’s long struggled with lethargy,

By |August 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Secrets of Effective Action

“Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do…
but how much love we put in that action.”
Mother Teresa
Effective action is widely considered the magic pill of success, and we are trained to covet finding the right thing to do in order to create the life we want. Many books have

By |July 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Pregnancy and Power

“If you want to be given everything, give everything up.”
– Tao Te Ching
I’m seventeen weeks pregnant today. Pregnancy is often used as a metaphor for the creative process, and living inside the experience now I think it is not only the likeness, it is the blueprint of how manifestation itself works.

This is because the

By |June 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

How to Gently Expand Your Limits

“Your mind will answer most questions if you learn
to relax and wait for the answer.”
William S. Burroughs
All of us have an “inner limit”, a point where we stop our advancement and say “that’s as far as I can go.” Our minds cannot realistically imagine certain things being possible, and so they are relegated to

By |April 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Find Purpose in the New Year

“I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as
much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.”
Joseph Campbell
On New Year’s Eve, my husband and I chose to stay in and have a quiet evening. We each printed out a SMART goals worksheet, and spent the last half hour

By |January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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