Category Archives: Learning

Rebels

A client was looking at her dating life and asked, “Why do women date bad boys, or rebels?” I took a breath and said, “It is easier to date a rebel than be one.” I didn’t miss a beat to … Continue reading

Posted in Change, choices, curiosity, Faith, Fear, foundation of change, Health and Wellness, humor, intent, Learning, mind shifts, rebel, truth, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Practical Magic

When I was small I believed in magic. All kinds of magic, like fairies, spells, witches, dragons (which we know from the Game of Thrones are real), spirits and ghosts, pixies (but not the band). I believed there was more … Continue reading

Posted in Being Open, Change, Faith, foundation of change, Health and Wellness, humor, intent, Learning, Magic, Manifestation, mind shifts, Practical Magic, truth, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Chasing the Edge

I have noticed I seem to resemble a shark, not in the eating seals or surfer’s way but in the constant motion. I started thinking of it as chasing the edge. What this means to me is I am wildly … Continue reading

Posted in Being Open, Change, choices, curiosity, Faith, Fear, foundation of change, Health and Wellness, humor, Learning, Listening, mind shifts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When things fall apart

There have been many times in my life when things fell apart, whether due to my illness or injury, a loved one’s, a death, or outside circumstances, whether that is work or the world. When we feel like things are … Continue reading

Posted in Being Open, Change, choices, curiosity, Faith, Fear, fellowship, forgiveness, foundation of change, Health and Wellness, humor, intent, Learning, Listening, love, mind shifts, truth, Vulnerability | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Summer of Enchantment

This summer I vowed to find enchantment in every action and not just from the results of the action. To remember to do this I drew, or had someone else draw, a symbol, art, or faux tattoo on my right … Continue reading

Posted in Being Open, Creativity, curiosity, Faith, fellowship, Health and Wellness, humor, intent, Learning, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Smoke and Fog

One morning on the way to work I looked up from tailgating a Corolla made in 1952 to see a cloud of grey across the highway. It was low to the ground, dove colored, with a pigeon’s pedigree at best. … Continue reading

Posted in choices, curiosity, Fear, humor, Learning, mind shifts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Breaking my Play

I am not exaggerating when I say I am a girl renowned for play I am not kidding. I can find fun anywhere, anytime. From creating funny vacation stickers to graffiti up the world during road trip travel or making … Continue reading

Posted in curiosity, foundation of change, Health and Wellness, humor, intent, Learning, mind shifts, Play, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

When all is said and done…

Very few mistakes are unrecoverable from, unless you are a brain surgeon who has gin and Cheerios for breakfast to get your steady on. Years ago a brilliant man during my therapy session pointed out my penchant to being hyper-vigilant. … Continue reading

Posted in choices, Fear, forgiveness, Health and Wellness, humor, intent, Learning, life and death, love, mind shifts, Scars and Skills, Uncategorized, Vulnerability | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?”

I had not thought of Contrary Mary and her nursery rhyme in years when it popped into my head. The thoughts preceding this archaic nursery rhyme were of spring and new beginnings, which made me think of what seeds I … Continue reading

Posted in Being Open, choices, Health and Wellness, intent, Learning, love, Play, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wit’s End

I have been mulling over what to write about for weeks, to no avail. This week in particular I was moved over and over to try to wordsmith what was in my head, which was all jammed up. My head … Continue reading

Posted in Being Open, Change, Fear, foundation of change, Health and Wellness, Learning, love, Vulnerability | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment