2013 Round-up: Engaging Intuition and Faith

I spent a lot of 2013 diligently engaging intuition and faith. Most mornings, I listened for guidance – ways to spend my time that would be for the highest good of the Universe. I practiced trusting that what I heard, no matter how odd, would turn out OK when I acted on it. The majority […]

A Meltdown Begets a Mission

When I lived in Tucson, AZ, I had a whole life meltdown.  I discovered my live-in partner had been having affairs and was a sex addict. I didn’t take it well. I did enter therapy and a 12-step program for people in relationship with sex addicts and discovered my own issues – codependency and sexual […]

Why the Dragonfly: Reflections on Transformation

Did you know that dragonflies start their lives as nymphs, living in the water up to five years before wriggling their way up a piece of grass and birthing themselves into adulthood? Me neither – until I was meditating and sensed to include a dragonfly in the branding process in which I am engaged.  All […]

People Pleasing: Doubting What We Know

A few months ago I wrote a blog entitled Putting Yourself at the Center which talked about the spiritual underpinnings of making choices in our daily lives that include our needs as well as the needs of others. I have been living and teaching these tenets for years, yet the tendency to put other people at […]

Putting Yourself at the Center

For the last 3-4 years, I have gathered weekly with a group of women for what the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) community would call an “Empathy Group”.  Essentially, we hold space for each other to explore what’s alive in us, name the universal needs that are not met, savor them, and allow strategies to emerge that […]