On Bravery in Creation

July 10, 2014
Over the next couple of months I will be sharing the sweet, brave stories of women that I admire who are doing beautiful work in the world The very first of these posts is written by the powerful and delightful Esmé Weijun Wang - so I totally adore and am really pleased to welcome to my corner of the internet  I once spent a rattling train ride in Taiwan with my mother, during which she sketched a family tree in my notebook At the end ... keep reading

What To Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

July 08, 2014
the feeling You don't know what to do You feel completely paralyzed here, your energy diffuse as it travels far away from your body into a million different directions Like hundreds of energetic threads reaching out from your body, you check your decision against the multitude of variables How will this impact me in a year Five years Ten years At the end of my life What will my mother think My partner think What will they whisper ... keep reading

Morning Rituals for Heart-Centered Entrepreneurs

July 01, 2014
Once upon a time, my mornings started like this Wake up to alarm clock set really early - even though I worked for myself, at home I would rub my eyes blearily while checking my email from my horizontal position Since I hadn't yet defined my boundaries in my busines, I would inevitably come acros email in there that made me hop out of bed in panic that I was doing everything wrong Then I would run downstairs, chug a bunch of coffee, shake ... keep reading

Early Mornings & Taking Responsibility: Where the Magic Happens

June 19, 2014
I woke up at 5:30 this morning I am not a morning person I shuffled with all of the other one million people trying to get through security at Logan Airport shortly after 6 am I was disgruntled as I pulled off my shoes and shoved my computer in a plastic bin A creature of habit, I'm not particularly good with change New airline New terminal New lay of the land And, early I felt stuck in my body, heavy and slow, and cramped and dehydrated ... keep reading

When To Throw Your Life Rules Out The Window

June 18, 2014
I am not a product of my circumstances I am a product of my decisions {Stephen Covey} This is a post for the moment when you look around your life, really examining each piece in the complex fabric that surrounds you, and can't see your gorgeous spirit reflected back at you, no matter where you look and your job feels like a place where you have to pretend to be someone else to keep everyone from catching on to your deep suspicion that you ... keep reading