Driven By Desire

March 18, 2014
There are moments when I look about this life now in wonder, imagining the thousands of little steps that it took to get from there to here The thousands of moments of recalibration, realignment with my true desires - and not the stories that I told myself about what a good life looked like It is still surprising to me that I am at home in this life It is so far from the briefcase and travel coffee mug and commute that I yearned for during my ... keep reading

When Women Gather in Rest & Play

March 13, 2014
Women require both play and rest in order to be whole We ache for it We hunger for it And often, instead of meeting our needs for rest and play, we feel the mounting tension in our bodies, coiled like a snake ready to strike We find ourselves yelling at strangers in traffic, battling with our loved ones, and becoming profesionally run ragged We lose ourselves  Sometimes, it's been so long since we've tapped into that part of ... keep reading

I Want to Feel…

March 06, 2014
Grace and mercy Gratitude that hugs me deep in my fear of abandon Uncomplicated rest rest and inexplicably rejuvenated by my day-to-day Ease Purpose-driving, spirit-driven The divine soul retrieval of a human who knows her place The full breadth of my mama nature - nurturing, whole, and beautiful The richnes of birthing beauty into the world, the cozines of gestation The startled surprise of a magical encounter The tender ... keep reading

Motivation & Permission to be Human

February 25, 2014
You do not have to be good You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves {an excerpt from Wild Geese by Mary Oliver} Lately, I've been having many conversations with my clients about motivation - why they want it, how they shame themselves for not having it, and how conjuring up some would change everything I have to admit to you, I ... keep reading

Comparison, Fear & Giving Your Power Away

February 19, 2014
In the proces of having my website redesigned, Leah Tompkins (design + branding extraordinaire) and I were having a conversation about my desired aesthetic I mentioned a friend of mine, saying that since I adore her so much and respect her work, I want to cultivate a very different look though we have similar tastes and color palettes Leah off handedly mentioned that typically designers receive the opposite request, hearing: Oh you know ... keep reading
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