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On balance

We all have personal interests. They are our creative outlets, our down time, a way that we re-balance. Some of these are easily identifiable: writing, painting, playing an instrument, throwing pottery… We name these “Arts.” Others are less obvious: cooking, puzzles, reading, gaming… We label these “Hobbies.” What we call them doesn’t matter. What does […]

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Miss Understood

Conflict develops when two people say, “Here’s how I need you to be.” Resolution emerges when one of those people says, “I allow you to be exactly as you are.” OneĀ of you. You don’t need both. You don’t need to agree. You don’t even need the other’s conscious awareness. Just your own.

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The Archetype of Independence

I very recently had the opportunity to visit historic Philadelphia for the first time. I assumed my connection to the place would come from the true awesomeness of being able to stand in places and touch items that are deeply profound to our great nation’s creation. Yes, and… A full-body Holy Wow: Physically standing in […]

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F’ed up, or balanced?

I was having lunch with a friend, and in catching up on our lives the talk turned to personal awareness. She shared that she was taking the initiative with her home projects instead of waiting for others to get her hints to begin. I shared that I was learning to recognize my own feelings versus […]

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Make good choices

    Yep, that’s a dinosaur meat cutting chart in there. Sometimes in the moment what we think is prime is really our old, extinct patterns. In that case, consider choosing again. How do you know if you are making good choices? By how you feel. In continuing our celebration of attending to the best […]

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