Creativity, Self-Care & Comfort


The Art of Tiny Transitions & Why They Matter

Here is a video I recorded earlier this year. I thought it was particularly poignant to share with you now because I am in the midst of a giant transition, writing this from a friend’s ranch in Montana before we finish our epic drive to our new house in Colorado. I also wanted to share […]

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Learning to Say Goodbye

I write this from my almost empty studio attached to my almost empty house, a house I have lived in for 14 years, longer than any other. The air is scented with cardboard and our voices echo if we yell to each other. I packed stupidly and have dresses to wear and a pair of […]

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Must You Have a Public Opinion About Everything?

On Facebook a few months ago, a friend bemoaned that no one was talking about another tragic murder of a black man by a police officer. “Where is everybody?” she asked. My face grew hot reading her comment. I wanted to post something immediately. I wanted to have an elegant, well-formed opinion. I wanted the right […]

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A Prayer for Writers & Creatives

I have long practiced “metta” or loving kindness, a Buddhist practice of compassion, using the metta recitation I learned years ago. May I be a happy. May my heart remain open. May I be healthy. May I be a source of healing for all sentient beings. The metta practice is simple and incredibly powerful. Recently, […]

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The Best Books and Other Things I’ve Read Lately

I am an inveterate reader. I travel with a stack of books, even just for the weekend. I do not understand people who get on a plane without two books and a New Yorker. I feel sad when I visit a town and can’t stop by the bookstore just to see what they recommend. I […]

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Sarah Selecky and Jen Talk Writing + Nitty Gritty Inspiration

I love love love finding fantastic resources to share with you. I hear regularly from you that it is one of the ways I serve you best – by turning you on to superb resources, wise teachers, and wonderful writers. Today I am sharing a little bit of all three of those via writer and […]

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I’ve helped a million+ people plumb the question: How do you shape & live your truest life?

No pat answers, just imperfection you can use.

I’ve helped a million+ people plumb the question: How do you shape & live your truest life?

No pat answers, just imperfection you can use.