A Very Merry 4th Birthday Medicinal Marzipan + Presents!

September 25, 2012
Four years ago today, I was sitting at my mother's kitchen table contemplating how I might posibly use my writing to cast a net, wide out, far into the ether of the internet to try and find myself a community that fit the person that I knew deep down that I was becoming I wrote and I wrote, putting all of my faith in the idea that with every word, an audience, a community, and a family of like-minded individuals might find their way to what I ... keep reading

What Kind of Eggs You Like + Who You (Really) Are

September 20, 2012
Open scene: Julia Roberts sits in front of a table of twenty plates, each laden with a different type of egg dish - scrambled eggs, omlettes, poached - trying to decide what type of eggs she likes The premise is this: She doesn't know what kind of eggs she likes outside of her relationships, thereby also not really understanding who she is outside of the context of her relationships She asks for her eggs however her sweetheart asks for them, ... keep reading

Becoming a Detective to Your Own Experience

September 18, 2012
I remember, very clearly, a time when I realized this: I don't even know what I like I knew what other people liked I knew what the people in my life preferred I knew how to do it so that I got an A I knew what the right way to do things was But I didn't know how I might do it, if I were given the choice I had never given myself a choice before This extended to so many areas of my life: food, work, daily schedule, sex, getting dresed in the ... keep reading

Introducing: 365 Days of Deserving + Lisa Claudia Briggs

September 13, 2012
This is a very exciting day In honor of my new site and my coaching emphasis on the deceptively simple question: "What do you think you deserve" I have launched a quest to interview many of my heroes and compatriots this year, in an attempt to share their teachings around deserving with my tribe - you 365 Days of Deserving is a monthly interview series where I will feature a conversation with one entrepreneur, rock star, soul-searcher, expert ... keep reading

What Did I Do to Deserve All of This?

September 11, 2012
The voice laments, after taking a quick tour through her own personal history She has been a good person She has done all the right things She has said everything that a nice person would say She took care of her family, her partner, her pets, and everyone else in her close knit life She used to joke that once she let people in, they were in for life - no matter how they disappointed her  And it's not that she didn't get anything out of ... keep reading