Courage is an evolutionary imperative

Courage is an evolutionary imperative

So here’s an important question, and it requires courage to look at it honestly and answer it: What are you doing with your life? If you’re interested in how to deeply examine the question of what you’re doing with your life, what your life is really about, then keep...
every blog post, a love letter

every blog post, a love letter

Just who do I think I am, anyway, to be writing all of these direct blog posts, these confrontational questions? Well, first of all, I’m someone who loves asking myself, “Just who the hell do you think you are?” Beyond that, I am you. I am your life, with your...
the no-fail plan for doing what you say you’re going to do

the no-fail plan for doing what you say you’re going to do

Simple, direct: Do what you say you’re going to do. Here’s how:   #1: Stop talking about how this or that unexpected challenge has arisen, and maybe it would be better to do it at some other time (what fabled time would that be? The time of No Challenges Arise...
practicing courage

practicing courage

Courage is: feeling afraid, diving in anyway, and transforming. We feel afraid with the recognition that no one gets out of that part. We feel afraid, understanding that it isn’t “bad” to feel afraid, it’s just part of what comes up. We dive in, anyway, with the...
so you say you want to live “in the moment,” do ya?

so you say you want to live “in the moment,” do ya?

Acceptance. Surrender. Being with things “as-is.” Presence. Being “in the moment.” None of those things are even possible as long as your relationship to fear is one of stuffing it away, trying to deny its very existence, or making it wrong. We can’t “live...