Archives

Six Words to One Story

Here’s an exercise for our creativity muscles: write a memoir in six words. No more, no less. Six words to tell a story. Hmmm. Lemme think about this for a bit… I first learned of this in Pam Grout’s new book, Art & Soul, Reloaded. As an example, she shares the story of Ernest Hemingway […]

Read More

Own Your Truth

Assertiveness: the individual dance of finding our steps between strong-willed and compliant. As both an overall approach and within individual settings. Many of us have experienced the help of others offering encouragement for us to be more assertive when we’re struggling. They tell us we need to ask for help. To delegate. To let go […]

Read More

What I Learned on My Summer Vacation

A good vacation shakes up your routine. A great vacation reverberates into an upgraded internal routine upon your return. My amazing summer road trip with my hubby and dog was a really good vacation. It was wonderful to do some completely new things and to see some different sights together. We journeyed on a local […]

Read More

How Hairstyles Lead to Crab Fishing

No, this isn’t an endless Google-search rabbit hole. (Although it could be — can anyone discover a link of six degrees from donating hair to crabbing?!? Bonus points if you can work in Kevin Bacon. Please share it in the comments!) It is a discovery of how Life opens up when you begin to say […]

Read More

You CAN Get There from Here! Here’s How.

We get dissatisfied, we want something else for ourselves. Something different. Something…more. This is not ingratitude: we are meant to continually grow and evolve. To become. Sometimes it’s a big outward thing, like a different job. Sometimes it’s a seemingly small outward yet great-big-huge inward thing, like more peacefulness. You know the feeling, of when […]

Read More