Do What You Can…It’s more than you think

World feel upside down? Lost in the fog? Painted yourself into a corner? Cool! Healing starts in those places and it’s a grassroots job. All change is like this. You have to start where you are if you want to move forward with any hope of sustainability. Do what you can, with what you have, … Read more

4 Mindset Shifts for the New Year (or any time)

Mindset shift

Happy New Year! I remember once watching a mom with her child in the mall. She stood in front of a candy store, her child in a stroller, looking at all the various confections. It was an overwhelming array of attractive colors and shapes. At once, the little girl stood up in her stroller, reached … Read more

Mindset Shift: Sustainability over Security


You are not safe. Dramatic, yes? Chill. Let me get to the point, it’ll be ok. In previous posts I wrote about Balance and Perfection being big fat lies. They are lies pointing to a larger lie. The larger lie is that if you do all the ‘right’ things and follow the ‘correct’ paths, that … Read more

Christmas Candy from the Universe: The Unexpected Bolt of Joy

Take a trip back with me into the past before the internet to find your joy. Before smart devices. Before instant gratification of all things. It’s a time of radio, tv, and magazines (like the paper kind). Unexpected Joy We had to wait to hear and see our favorite stuff: That song that made you … Read more

Notes on a Conscious Christmas

Ok, full transparency time. I do not like Christmas. In general, I don’t care for most modern holidays. They have become commercialized caricatures of what they were meant to be. When I sat down to write this post, I had pretty much worked myself into a lather over it. I wanted to start off with … Read more