Twelve Things I learned about Self-Activation This Year

This year has been an incredible year of stepping up and growing for me. I’ve hit many walls, … Continue Reading

The Best Kept Secret To Getting Shit Done

I always admire the seemingly casual work of artists, novelists and painters. Their work looks so effortless and … Continue Reading

How To Hold On To Childhood

It always strikes hardest at the beginning of summer when the kids are out of school and they … Continue Reading

Five Signs You’re Doing What You Love, And Five Ways To Help You Discover It If You’re Not There Yet

I’ve come across many people, and students especially, who tell me that, in their search for a career … Continue Reading

Four Genuine Dangers of Personal Growth

This thought must have crossed your mind before: With every gain you make, something must break. Personal development is one … Continue Reading

The 7 paradoxes We All Must Live With

A few days ago, I woke up with these words on my mind: the seven paradoxes we all … Continue Reading

When Feeling Bad is A Good Thing

My 6-year-old daughter started out her day yesterday with, “Mom, my heart is crying and I’m not myself … Continue Reading

Who Are Your Spirit Parents?

It was the kind of day that made you damp under your arms when the salty Meditaerranean breeze … Continue Reading

How Much of Yourself Are You Giving Up?

When I was a teenager I found myself wearing thick black eyeliner on the rims of my eyes … Continue Reading

How to Cultivate an Obsession: Shelter the Spark

Do you guys remember Penelope Cruz’s role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona? She was the wild-eyed psychotic painter throwing … Continue Reading