A Transgender Woman’s Journey Toward Loving Her Body

May 21, 2015
This is a guest post written by the amazing Pace Smith, The Pathfinding Coach I am so grateful to her for reaching out and sharing her story with us today  Hi there! I'm Pace I live in Portland, Oregon and I love it here I've been married to an amazing woman named Kyeli for nine years, and we recently made it legal thanks to Oregon allowing same-sex marriage! I'm a Pathfinding coach, I love to play Dance Dance Revolution, and my favorite ... keep reading

Restoration in Laughter, Tears & Sweat

May 14, 2015
A recipe for the restoration of the spirit I find restoration in the strangest places Tucked between the seats while I detail my car Between honest laughter and bright tears Relaxing along the floor of the incoming tide while my body surfs the waves like I did when I was small At the back of the cupboard after I arrange all of the mugs In each grain of sand between my toes With every well placed utterance of the word no In every ... keep reading

Praying At The Altar of Busy

May 04, 2015
I could have build my home here, on the precipice of frenetic action, riding the wave of my own utter exhaustion and the meager urge of stres hormones coursing through my veins I could have build my home here It was comfortable, believing that everything is an emergency Believing, deeply, that my goodnes hung in the balance of completing my ever-lengthening to do list I could have build my home here I could have rushed past you in the ... keep reading

Teaching Myself to Ask for Help

April 16, 2015
Last September, I could feel myself shifting, growing My busines was growing, and my energy was changing It felt as though my consciousnes was being pulled out of my head and my ability to charge forward in spite of myself, and traveling down through my feet, into the ground beneath me Traveling beneath the soil, my energy became horizontal and I could feel myself (and my femininity) lowering into a new vibration Slower More intentional ... keep reading

Ferocious Truth

April 06, 2015
I want to unfold I don’t want to stay folded anywhere, because where I am folded, there I am a lie {Rainer Maria Rilke} My heart beats out the rhythm: tell the truth tell the truth tell the truth Tell the truth of who you are, of how you are  Tell the truth about what you need Tell the truth of your story as a human on this planet Tell the truth because in your silence, you are breeding the story that you are alone struggle That you ... keep reading