The other day I put my swimsuit on, to go sit in our new-to-us hot tub after a day of power washing the house in preparation for upcoming staining. I had one leg in, and was just putting my other foot through when a ginormous spider crawled out of my swimsuit and onto my hand.
In a fit of awesomeness and expansion, I said Yes to… Everything. Yes to taking a workshop. Yes to teaching other ones. Yes to attending a retreat. Yes to hosting a getaway weekend. Yes to a week-long road trip. Yes to an out of town wedding reception. Yes to a conference for work. Yes to […]
As a whole, we people have always needed to express ourselves to others. From cave walls to the Louvre. From telegraphing to texting. From social visits to social media. Self-expression creates community. It’s also part of our self-awareness process. When we share with others, we actually create ourselves. Because what we focus our attention on, […]
How do you respond when others ask about you? Would you like anything to drink? What do you want to eat for lunch? Are you warm enough in the car? Would you like a booth or a table? I’ve discovered that most often people say, “I’m fine.” Myself included. “No thanks, I’m fine.” […]
This book by Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks deeply explores just how much attending to our creativity creates a fabulous life, especially in our second half of it. Midlife provides a beautiful opportunity for us to choose: am I going to settle into this life of comfortable patterns that I have created thus far, or am […]