All you really need to do is breathe

All you really need to do is breathe

(Photo by In Her Image) I don’t usually refer to myself as a Zen Buddhist. Actually, I almost never say it. This is despite the fact that a.) I regularly read books on Buddhism/study its concepts, and b.) I resonate deeply with the teachings, and c.) I sit zazen (Zen...
choose your masters wisely

choose your masters wisely

Let’s say that you are someone with a dream of working for yourself. Having this dream, you feel…excited, thrilled with what’s possible, inspired to get going. Also? Very vulnerable and afraid. You know that you need help. You know that marketing...
waking up to this certain life

waking up to this certain life

So. This was me, last week, in the midst of a particularly busy time when I was overbooked to the gills and had not been in integrity enough with myself to get still and present for a few days in a row. Me, out of integrity and going into fantasy land, which sounded...
change your stories, change your life

change your stories, change your life

Consider this exercise: Today is a great day. How do I know that? Because I’m feeling fantastic. I’ve ticked everything off of my to-do list. I have friends. My health is great. I’m really abundant. I love the work that I’m doing in the world. I’m inspired by so many...