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what we are seeking is devotion

what we are seeking is devotion

We are a culture that is fascinated by lifestyle options. Paleo diet. Yogini. Raw foods. Triathlete. This religion. That religion. Super-successful MBA becomes CEO, Fortune 500. All-natural attachment parent mama. Tiger mom. What’s your excuse? mom. Double income, no...

Finding Your Voice in the Crowded Sea of the Internet

Finding Your Voice in the Crowded Sea of the Internet

“In a room where 
people unanimously maintain 
a conspiracy of silence, 
one word of truth 
sounds like a pistol shot.” ― Czeslaw Milosz Here's the fear: What if I’m not saying anything original? How do I find my voice? Your Voice Is… What you care most deeply about....

how to let people know that you’ve decided to change

how to let people know that you’ve decided to change

You’ve decided: you’re changing. You’re not going to argue with your husband, anymore. You’re not going to stay late to work, anymore. You’re changing careers. You’re selling everything and moving to Italy. You’re going to quit drinking, smoking, over-eating, using a...

Do it for the love

Do it for the love

Early in my online career, I was exploring my own creativity. I was submitting short stories to literary magazines, painting and entering my work into local art shows, watercoloring, making jewelry, and holding portrait sessions. Before that, I’d hung out a shingle...

what to do when you feel totally lost and confused

what to do when you feel totally lost and confused

So. You landed here because you're feeling lost and confused, and you'd like some concrete help with shifting and transforming that. Since 2006, I've helped more than a few people with that feeling of "lost and confused," helping them to shift from confused, to...

The courage to stop making excuses

The courage to stop making excuses

At some point, your desire to create something must become greater than the desire to make excuses. This has to become a life-altering, no-going-back, holy shit change in your orientation to your entire life. You have to know how to stop making excuses. Your desire to...