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Calming Down

fed by everything

Dana Moos Photography     The tea that tastes like that and the pause to stare at the leaves and love them as you walk out the door The long evenings of rest and laughter that stretch out time and make a bowl for the stars The celebrations that run overtime past your comfort with […]

making it better

What about when life is really hard? When it feels really rough? Today, I want to share one of the things that helps me. We have lots of choices about how we identify – different ways we can think of ourselves, different concepts we can hold of who and what we actually are. For me, […]

a helpful little question

Good morning! This is a post about a *very* helpful little question. I learned this question a while back. It’s helped me un-suffer (that’s my new word for something that stops our suffering) time and time and time again. The question is:”What are you making this mean?” If that sounds abstract, hang in here with […]

what i’m thinking lately about spiritual life

I’ve learned over the years that when I feel a fluttering of fear when I consider writing about a topic, I should go there. So here I go. I recently asked a bunch of you who subscribe here, “If you and I were meeting for tea, what would you want to talk about?” One of […]

true refuge

    “When our life is falling apart in some way, we want to feel some sense of being held by something larger.  We’re all looking for refuge in some way. Because we have this very primal conditioning to grasp on to things and to push things away, we tend to latch on to what […]

How to Differentiate Between Your Inner Critic and “Being Realistic”

Brilliant women often wonder: well, how do I know if I’m hearing my inner critic, or if I’m just being realistic? Is that my inner critic telling me that I am not ready to start the business – or is that realistic thinking? Is that my inner critic telling me that I won’t find a […]

The Big Ideas

More than three years ago, when I was just starting this blog, I wrote a post called “The Big Ideas.” In it, I listed the big concepts I wanted to talk about here. It was my “this, I believe” post. It feels good to look back on them, to remember what I was holding in […]

The One Deep Inside Your Chest

Hi everyone!   I’m wrote an audio post for today – about my retreat, about Your Other Names, and why I’m so passionate about all of us connecting with our other names. (If you are reading this in your email and aren’t seeing the player below, click here.)   There are four spots left for […]


You can learn to keep yourself company, but only by keeping yourself company —   Do you ask “how are you?” and listen like a deer deciphering a rustling in the leaves?   Do you say “take a walk with me, and let me show you the woods?”   Do you sing yourself a song? […]

Retreating, Courage, and More..

I just returned from Jen Louden’s week long writing retreat in Taos, New Mexico. It was the first time I’ve taken that long of retreat for myself. I’ve gone on weekend workshops before, but nothing like this.   I went because I wanted to break through some stuckness around a writing project. I also went […]