On sore butts and being alive

On Sore Butts And Being Alive

Something totally unexpected happened to me on the way home from my Tuesday evening barre sculpt yoga class. (Yes, even in the desert one desires a firmly toned behind). So right after class, a few sweaty, achey-butted gals were talking…

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  • January 19, 2017

How to do nothing (and win everything)

How To Do Nothing (and Win Everything)

Do you know how to do nothing? Meaning...well, not do anything. Nada. No plans. No efforting. No crunching, grinding, crushing. You make time for you and don't fill it up with stuff and doing. It's not "here's 1 hour of…

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  • January 10, 2017

Take care, those dreams

Take Care, Those Dreams

Take your dreams seriously. Because I SWEAR TO GODDESS if you don't, no one else will. Stop looking to others for approval. Just stop it. Give it to your damn self. Think about it. How fucking great is that?? You…

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  • December 2, 2016

what I’ve really wanted to say

What I’ve Really Wanted To Say

I've been sitting with what I really want to say to you...with the conversation I really want to have right now. I feel like we're all working so hard to figure things out. Trying to make sense of how and…

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  • November 10, 2016

Grateful Wednesday

Grateful Wednesday

I'll admit it freely...I'm a gratitude junkie. Awe and wonder have always been in abundance for me since I was a kid. I oooh and aaaah at a lot of things (understatement). I used to worry that it made me…

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  • November 5, 2016

Hold. Holding. Held. (part 2)

Hold. Holding. Held. (part 2)

Trust isn't just a switch to be flipped. It has to be earned. It takes patience, commitment, willingness, creativity, vision and persistence like a MF. Self-trust included. BUT! If you start with setting the intention to trust, that's when you…

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  • October 29, 2016

Hold. Holding. Held. (part 1)

Hold. Holding. Held. (part 1)

Do you ever feel like there's no safety net? If you fall, no one will be there to catch you? Perhaps that you're all alone in the world (when it really, really comes down to it)? Or that you can only…

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  • October 21, 2016

Self-care is not self-indulgence

Self-care Is Not Self-indulgence

I've been chewing on this one a bit. I met the author, Laurie Penny (aka Penny Red), during Occupy days in NYC and at one point, I was part of her never-launched pilot webseries where we sat around the artist…

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  • July 18, 2016

Grace Under Fire

Grace Under Fire

#blacklivesmatter Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can…

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  • July 11, 2016