Can I Get a Witness?

Can I Get a Witness?

Like so many people, I’ve been deeply affected by events in the world and our country that have unfolded over the past three months. And, like many, I’ve been struggling to gather my thoughts and add my voice to the fray. Speaking specifically to the tragic deaths of...
How to Make a Difference

How to Make a Difference

Gandhi famously said “be the change you want to see in the world.” When the world around is so chaotic, when so many are afraid and suffering due to sickness, economic hardship, and isolation, it can be difficult to remember that we are, in Marianne Williamson’s...
What to Read

What to Read

I’m a voracious reader. Perhaps even manic. I routinely read five books at a time. I can be pretty fickle too, not always finishing books. I guess I’m always in search of that new idea, that game changing insight. Some of my biggest personal breakthroughs have come...
X-Ray Thinking: How to See What You’re Thinking

X-Ray Thinking: How to See What You’re Thinking

“Our thoughts create our reality.” I love this statement. I live my life by it. I don’t know who originated it, but it’s an idea I’ve heard from Wayne Dyer. To me, it makes sense on so many levels. It feels a bit like common sense. Whatever we attend to the most we’re...
The Vulnerability Hangover

The Vulnerability Hangover

For years I have been experiencing a confusing state that I had no name for. It would creep in after I’d do something that took me out of my comfort zone. It was a bit of dread, a kind of “what the heck did I just do?” gut wrenching feeling. Recently, I learned that...
In Celebration of Failure

In Celebration of Failure

Today I want to talk about the F word. failure | fālyər | A lack of success An unsuccessful person, enterprise or thing We have a dysfunctional relationship with failure. The problem is two-fold: 1) we have a tendency to avoid failure at all costs and 2) we mistake a...
What’s Holding You Back: Limiting Beliefs

What’s Holding You Back: Limiting Beliefs

My friend, Denise, recently posted something that caught my eye. It said something like this: “If you had someone who was following you around criticizing your every move, saying bad things about your appearance and your competence, you’d kick them to the curb, right?...
How to Express Yourself: Bringing Forth What is Within You

How to Express Yourself: Bringing Forth What is Within You

One of my favorite quotes is from an ancient text known as the Gospel of Thomas. The quote says: “If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.” It...