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The grumpy place

This post was written in November 2009, and documents my transition from part-time to full-time coaching. I wrote a bit ago about "the happy place."  For the past week, I have noticed myself existing in "the grumpy place."  I used to not understand why these moods...

This moment, now

This moment, now

This post was written in November 2009, and documents my transition from part-time to full-time coaching. It dawned on me today that one month from today, I'll be holding my last class sessions. For the past few months, I have struggled greatly with just being here,...

The courageous year: an update

This post was written in November 2009 and documents my transition from part-time to full-time coaching.   So, at this point, you wonderful people have pretty much made my day so many times that I can't quite fathom any of what is happening, and I am so very grateful...

A simple shift

I'd just had...a rough week. We'd just moved. I was sick with the gazillionth cold that year. We ran the washer for the first time and something criss-crossed somewhere and a sewer line backed up (ew!). Then the dishwasher wasn't properly settled into the cabinetry...

Hail to the good things

I was thinking about how something that could be really positive (New Year's Resolutions) often just becomes a measuring stick for self-hate, for how we could do it better, or as evidence for all the ways we've "failed" already. I was thinking that this is bullshit...

Giving

This piece was written in October 2009, and documents my transition from part-time to full-time coaching.  From the first time I ever went to Cafe Gratitude, I really fell in love with the place. I love that they ask a question of the day when you come in; I love the...