The Courage to Leap: Self-Employment

September 04, 2012
Since age 10, I have been many things I have sold lemonade and painted seashells on my front lawn to tourists walking by I have taught toddlers how to adeptly distinguish between red and blue, and count to ten I have worked in restaurants: advancing fromĀ gutter girl, to dishwasher, to bus girl, to hostes, to waitres, to manager of the front of the house I never, ever worked as a bartender As much as I love a well-crafted cocktail, the ... keep reading

Doing + Feeling Good: Swim For Life

September 03, 2012
On Saturday morning it 9am, I will join many, many others in swimming 14 miles from one side of the Provincetown harbor to the other in an attempt to raise funds and awarenes for HIV/AIDS, women's health and community health on the lower Cape I wanted to illustrate what we were talking about here, because the setting is so incredibly important to me We (my little sister, my team + hundreds of others) will swim from that teensy little tip, ... keep reading

Where I've Been

August 30, 2012
Hello darlings, This week I've been taking a bit of a break, treating myself to luxurious reading breaks, mid-afternoon naps, lobster dinners with friends, gearing up for my week-long workshop at Green Mountain at Fox Run (get the details + register here) and creating some space to get ready for the wild month of September, when the fall is ushered in and my favorite season arrives However, I've been lots of places this week, so as to not ... keep reading

Self-Love + The Reality of Settling, Stagnation, or Giving Up

August 23, 2012
Over the past couple of days, I've been getting this mesage loud and clear: pare down and get to the technical, nitty gritty, applicable in REAL LIFE implications of self-love I've had a lot of people asking me for clarity around this isue: If I love myself, utterly and unconditionally, am I giving up Does loving my body mean that I'm going to just give up becoming healthier Does loving myself mean that I'm going to become selfish and ... keep reading

Feeling Resistance + (Sometimes) Doing it Anyway

August 16, 2012
You know what you're supposed to do We all do Each and every one of us is packed to the gills with helpful advice Why is it that we just can't sink our teeth in to these habits or find any headway in cultivating our lives, the way we say that we want to There are two schools of thought on this matter 1 Using your resistance as a teacher We are talking about those moments where we think we should do something, and, yet, a very firm no bubbles up ... keep reading
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