That other life-changing thing that I probably haven’t told you about – and a chance to do good

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Remember when I shared with you how envy brought me to coaching? Part of the reason I could hear what the envy had to tell me was that I was looking for something different. I knew something wasn’t right, but I wasn’t sure what to do about it. I’d known something wasn’t right for awhile. . . . → keep reading

Playback: Taking It Easy Is Not Rest

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If you get my monthly rolling invitations* you know that I’ve been recuperating from yet another concussion. Since this is my third annual concussion, and they’re cumulative, it’s worth being very conservative. I’m also still dealing with the symptoms that led to me fainting in the first place. Which all adds up to needing loads . . . → keep reading

Presence Under Pressure (an Explore & Play Class)

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POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST! Here’s why.

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Presence is that feeling of being centered, in the here-and-now moment. It brings a sense of ease and contentment. Yet it can be difficult to achieve when things get rough, ironically, when you could use it the most!

During the Explore & Play Class and . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #46

A gorgeous passionflower.

A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week. Plus a few of my favorite photos I snapped during the week. Sometimes, they’re even relevant.

The Good

Video. I started playing with the new video option on Instagram. I’ve seen a lot of bad video’s showing up, . . . → keep reading

Choosing Choice, Creating Options

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There are times when you want things to be automatic. When you know a habit or routine supports you, makes things easier. When you don’t want to think, you just want to do the thing.

And then, there’s the other 23 hours of your day.

Especially all the time spent responding automatically, when in fact . . . → keep reading

And now for something completely different

Tarotetry.

Remember that amazing writing workshop I went to last December? One of the things the lovely Alexandra Franzen did was give us a writing prompt in the form of a tarot card. She showed us the card, gave a quick description and then we had to dash off a poem in a few minutes . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #45 – Flower, Flower, Flour

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A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week. Plus a few of my favorite photos taken during the week. Sometimes, they’re even relevant.

The Good

Restoring Nature. In my part of Portland, there’s an area called Baltimore Woods. It’s 40 acres of land that being reclaimed . . . → keep reading

Serendipity Is Where You Look For It

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This afternoon I sat down to write a blog post, but my mind was empty. Or rather, every idea that came to mind was quickly dismissed. So, I decided to shift my perspective and take a walk. I might get an idea while out in the world. If nothing else, the walk would be a . . . → keep reading

The Secret Power of Envy

I have a confession to make. Some of the most amazing things I’ve done in my life were motivated by envy.

This has been on my mind recently because that’s what motivated me ten years ago this month, to change careers and become a life coach. Not exactly auspicious beginnings for such a career, but . . . → keep reading

Good | Bad | Rad #44

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A look back at some of the best, hardest and most surprising parts of my week. Plus a few of my favorite photos taken during the week. Sometimes, they’re even relevant.

The Good

Bringing Summer Inside. After all the fantastic weather we’ve been having recently, things changed back to our more typical spring weather. The . . . → keep reading