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The practice of being agreeable

There’s a practice I’ve heard of, where you are simply agreeable for a day. Okay, okay — maybe that’s better described as a challenge. (I’ll bet someone in your life popped into your head there. Maybe it’s your own self. I see you.) Either way, the idea is that we purposefully, mindfully, and consciously choose […]

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Beginnings, again

A scratch upon the blackboard of the universe, that tiny sliver of moon. Inspired by Stacy Demarco, Queen of the Moon Oracle Cards We are gifted regularly with new beginnings, with fresh starts. Major life transits come to mind. Say, graduating. From any program of study, whether high school, post-secondary anything, even personal pursuits of […]

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Maximum capacity

The other day my husband and I were watching some show, and one character says to another, “I’m thinking about retiring.” To which the other character, a work colleague, replies, “From WHAT?!?” And we laughed really hard and out loud together! Because who hasn’t been in the situation of comparing workloads in a given moment, […]

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Seeing the hard calls for what they are

We often confuse difficult choices with no choice at all. Kerri Richardson, From Clutter to Clarity I see myself in this. “I really had no choice.” Didn’t I…? How often do I use this as an unconscious reason for my inactions? For my actions? For not making the hard call. For making the hard call, […]

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Every. Day.

Not only now… But always. Does this scare you, or excite you? I’ll be honest, it has elements of both. “Change?” Scary. “Transform?” Exciting. Change can carry a feeling of loss. Well, I guess things change. Transformation carries a sense of becoming. Like a butterfly. Evolve? Well now, that feels like a nice, gentle, gradual […]

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