How To Deal With Grown-up Tantrums

Have you ever been at the grocery store, post office, or some waiting room, and there's a kid screaming and crying, and totally losing it on the floor? Basically all of us right? Maybe it was even your child! Have you ever seen such a thing and instead of being...

How to Be a Rebel

 Forget hustling.  Just follow your passion.  The world needs more people brought to life by doing what they love.  Success ultimately comes from within. Choose to see the divine child in everyone.  When people do bad things, internal suffering and lack of awareness...

Feeling Lost? This Is How To Get Back On the Path

My original intention with this blog was to not write about myself.  Unfortunately, writing is how I figure stuff out, and I happen to be in a life stage where I don't know completely where the journey is leading me. My hope is that by finding the meat (almond meat...

What Does It Mean To ‘Let Go?’ Plus 3 Tips

Letting go has become a personal development buzzword, lately.  But what does it really mean? The phrase is often used after we have experienced something unpleasant, like being cut off on the highway, or having a frustrating conversation.  Obviously in these...

Don’t Be Afraid To Shine

To be honest, I'm terrified of putting myself out there.  I don't always like 'shining.'  Mainly because I am always concerned with making people uncomfortable.  But, in a literal sense, my anxiety disorder sometimes manifests as agoraphobia, panic attacks, vertigo,...

Physical Versus Mental Comfort

Comfort gets a bad rap these days. I read once, in an article somewhere, that comfort is death.  Whaaaa???? Seriously. There are different kinds of comfort.  There is the comfort of a soft sweater, a bubble bath, or a cushy chair.  Don't shell out cash for an...

Hope: A Letter

Dear you, Even though we may not have met, and we are technically strangers, I want to tell you that I believe in you. I know that life can be hard, and confusing. Exasperating, and sad. But, remember all of the times that life was the opposite. When you knew immense...

My guiding principles as a teacher- a manifesto

I believe that meditation, and my other interests like diary writing, goal mapping, and dream boarding, help one to cultivate inner strength and outer grace. This is my guiding principle as a teacher.  Inner Strength, Outer Grace.  It's about having a full heart, and...

I have returned from my internet slumber!

Long time no see! Back in November I decided to take a social media fast, and a break from producing content, so that I could create something very special.  The 30 Day Meditation Immersion Diary!  I am hoping that by mid-month it will be ready to upload.  It will be...

Responsibility: burden or liberation?

The word responsibility calls to mind being scolded by an adult as a child or adolescent, rightly or exasperatedly. Perhaps the word recalls the first time you had to pay taxes, or feels more like obligation.  The weight of a rock on your chest.  An annoyance. But,...

Metta For Election Night

May the hearts of all beings be filled with peace and happiness.   May all beings be safe and secure.   May all beings be prosperous and healthy.   May all beings live joyfully and with ease.   Om shanti shanti shanti   Love love,...

Pet Guardianship As a Sacred Practice

Rough Night in the Neighborhood I began writing this post this morning in my journal, sitting on a bench in my neighborhood, overlooking the activity surrounding a condominium charred by fire last night. Four people were sent to the hospital, and two died there. A...

Creative Life Blood: Morning Pages

Sorry that I haven’t posted much lately.  I think it’s been two weeks! Yikes! Discombobulation in the brain department has been a hallmark recently. Consistency is key with a blog.  My goal is for this to be a beneficial space for you, and myself. For you because I...

Embracing Fear

About Fear: It’s not what you think Fear is common in our world these days.  It seems to be a ceaseless menace. Fear is used against us to make us do things we don’t want to do.  We use fear against ourselves so that we don’t do things (even what we do want to do). it...

A Mini Meditation Practice in One Minute or Less

There is some evidence that suggests that just looking at a nature photo can have a measurable effect in reducing our stress levels, bringing an overall sense of well-being. Take a moment to gaze at the photo above. Soften your body. Soften your gaze. Take slow,...

How To Deal With Lack of Inspiration

Lately, I have felt like I don’t have much of value to contribute.  Like I have no business writing a blog, or being a teacher. This is a common experience, and the common solution is to do whatever we can to not experience this kind of discomfort. Here is a quote...

25 of My Favorite (Gentle) Things

I thought it might be best if you got to know me a bit more before I start writing about higher-Selves and how we are really one soul and all of that because it’s really a bit…..intimate. So, here are 25 of my favorite things that bring me happiness and joy.  This is...

About This Blog

Since I was a wee girl, I have wanted to share good energy with the world. To pour out love. This is part of the reason I became a ballet dancer, and most of the reason I am going through a certification process as a meditation teacher. I would like this blog to live...

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