finding courage

finding courage

Dear You, People talk about finding courage. But really, you’re not “finding courage.” You’re practicing courage, creating it as a daily and consistent practice of walking into the fire of your fear and emerging as a braver, even more courageous self. Important: this...
Courage to change your life

Courage to change your life

Dear you, I know what it feels like, to stand at the precipice of Big Life Change, and to desire the courage to change your life . I’ve been there, before. Many times. The courage to change your life is not for the faint of heart. I understand the swirling confusion...
Frazey Ford and enlightenment through ecstasy

Frazey Ford and enlightenment through ecstasy

Oh, Frazey Ford. I love her name, her voice, and how she rocks her curves in lame and sequins. Most of all, I love these lyrics from her song, “Done.” And I’m sorry that you don’t like your life I fought for my own victories and for the beauty in my life My joy, my...
Really Fucking Happy

Really Fucking Happy

This felt daring for me to admit, even just a few months ago: I want to be really, really fucking happy. Not kinda happy. Not just as happy as everyone else. Not content. Not as happy as one can reasonably expect to be. I want to be Really Fucking Happy. I spent a lot...
you matter

you matter

What you think, matters. What you believe, matters. What you create, matters. What you desire, matters. What you want, matters. It all matters. You matter. So many people think, “It’s all been done before. It doesn’t really matter, anyway. No one will notice.” Here’s...
You’re not lazy. You’re just afraid.

You’re not lazy. You’re just afraid.

  You’re not lazy, you know. You’re just afraid. That’s why you buy up self-help programs and sign up for e-courses and then don’t actually implement the changes. You’re afraid, hon. Just afraid. No biggie. We all are. You think you’re missing something. You...