Moving beyond the crush of self doubt + Video

This past week I was flooded with self-doubt. It left me incapacitated in a way I hadn’t felt in years. All my old mind games came rushing in both to tell me truly soul-crushing things and that I had to figure my way out, now! The result was a wild spin out that I’m just…
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What’s the point?

I was asked this question last week, by a young woman in Australia, who was flooded with grief and feeling quite powerless, as the fires raged out of control throughout her homeland. What’s the point of being our embodied, vibrant selves when the world needs action and solution? The simple answer is if you’re not…
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Embodying Where You Are

One of the many times I arrived in Bali, I was traveling with my sister. As we were getting off the plane, she sweetly said, “Wow, Bali’s air just wraps itself around your body and hugs you.” Of course I’d noticed this before, right? I mean…I’d landed in Bali umpteen times by then. But, no,…
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Pouring yourself into life + Video

Do you know what it feels like in your body to pour yourself into whatever you’re doing? I do. And I also know how awful it feels when I don’t. Contracted. Dissatisfied. Directionless. It’s been months now that I’ve been actively seeking my next offerings. I’ve researched, had conversations, signed up for online marketing courses,…
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Letting your longings breathe

I’ve been longing to create a little garden paradise on the West-facing balcony where I’m currently living. I imagine an enchanted place where I could drink my morning coffee, write, think and create, while I soak in the potency of the San Gabriel mountains behind my house. But I put it off, for many reasons…I…
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