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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 […]

How to Recognize Your Calling

This post is a special sneak peak into the first lesson of Playing Big, on callings. Today is the last day to register. Click here for the details.   How do you recognize a calling? Look for one or more of these clues:   1. You feel an unusually vivid pain or frustration around the […]

Your Other Name

If your life doesn’t often make you feel like a cauldron of swirling light –   If you are not often enough a woman standing above a mysterious fire, lifting her head to the sky –   You are doing too much, and listening too little.   Read poems. Walk in the woods. Make slow […]


Callings are dispatches from the universe about what work is yours to do. Callings are your assignments for bringing light into the world.   Oh wait. Here’s what they really are:   When you take the great love for all life, when you take the great power of service when you take the energy of […]

How I Got My Voice Back

There was a moment last Tuesday when I was watching the twitter stream about The Real Life: Poems for Wise Living, and the tears started rolling.   I was reading tweets about the poems, and it was clear they were making an impact.   Why the tears? Because that was a moment of homecoming, a […]

The Rhythm

Art by Shelley Kommers     In any creative feat (by which I mean your work, your art, your life) there will be downtimes.   Or so it seems. Just as the earth is busy before the harvest and a baby grows before its birth, there is no silence in you. There is no time […]

10 Rules for Brilliant Women

I coach brilliant women, lots of them. Dedicated, talented, brilliant women.   Most of the time, they don’t know their brilliance. They are certain they “aren’t ready” to take on that next bigger role. They are more attuned to the ways they aren’t qualified than to the ways that they are. They are waiting for […]