For Those Who Are Lying in Wait

March 02, 2015
Deep beneath the crust of earth and ice, I am lying in wait Contrary to popular belief, lying in wait is an active proces It is different than the indifference of lethargy It is different than the directionles energy of telling myself I should be grateful for whatever comes my way Concealing myself and readying myself to attack by surprise, gestating the posibility of a new incarnation of myself When I am lying in wait, I am readying ... keep reading

Yes, You Can Have That (Finding My Way Home to My Spirit)

February 24, 2015
For far too long we have been seduced into walking a path that did not lead us to ourselves For far too long we have said yes when we wanted to say no And for far too long we have said no when we desperately wanted to say yes When we don't listen to our intuition, we abandon our souls And we abandon our souls because we are afraid if we don't, others will abandon us {Terry Tempest Williams} "Ma'am, this computer is going to take at least ... keep reading

The Loophole, Self-Trust & The Story of A Tattoo

February 16, 2015
Even the most represed woman has a secret life, with secret thoughts and secret feelings which are lush and wild, that is, natural Even the most captured woman guards the place of the wildish self, for she knows intuitively that someday there will be a loophole, an aperture, a chance, and she will hightail it to escape  {Clarisa Pinkola Estés} When I was a child, I would dream of brief cases, commutes, and travel coffee mugs I would ... keep reading

Worry, Intention & Reclaiming Choice

December 12, 2014
This month, I have been consumed with the idea of well-intended choices, with the way that we actively participate in creating the world around us that we want by stacking up our small choices in an effort to build something beautiful and uniquely our own Cultivating a remarkable life that sustains you is about reclaiming these small choices, about making the decision not to let small choices pas us by because we are busy underestimating ... keep reading

The Self-Help Cycle & Taking Imperfect Action

November 25, 2014
For years I found myself stuck in the same cycle Identify a problem Look for a book or an expert to help me Research on the internet Ask all of my friends Observe what everyone else around me is doing Sit and wonder about it Make a plan Get (more than) a little overwhelmed by my plan Get scared Get more stuck Decide that my problem might need a little more research and begin the cycle again  I was stuck in thinking about the multitude ... keep reading