Ta Da! Announcing My Newest Book + A Whole Year of Friendship Support

Hey dear reader friend of mine – I’ve got a new book coming out from National Geographic!!! It’s a 365-day Soul Check-in, Mood Lifter, and Joy Strengthener, and it’s all rolled into one gorgeous, slim, easy-to-carry-around book. Come over here to read all about it, pre-order your copy, and check out the incredible offer I have for you! Love, […]

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Navigate Your Life: Jennie Shortridge

One of the ways I am actively exploring creating my truer life is regularly busting the story that I don’t belong. Jennie helped me do this by inviting me to a Seattle 7 event a few months ago. To say I was thrilled like a little kid invited to a birthday party would be… accurate. And […]

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Yes, I Am a Racist

I am a racist. I know this not only because of this test but because I am fortunate enough to have the skills and the education – both spiritual and political – to be aware that I am. I am fortunate to have the safety to open my heart to this truth, to be gently […]

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Favorite Books of 2014 – Gift Guide, Too!

I remember when my friend Mary owned her B&B in Inverness, California. I met her on my (first) honeymoon and we became friends after I read all her columns in Innkeeper Magazine while recouping from food poisoning. We had come to Mary’s inn because she called it “an inn for hikers and readers.” Well, that […]

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Savoring & Serving in November

I am writing this on a small plane, flying back from Santa Barbara to my home. I spent last week visiting a former life peopled with current friends. Isn’t it funny how the longer you live, the more it feels like you’ve lived several lifetimes? I lived one of my lifetimes in that sunbaked seaside […]

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Navigate Your Life: Tanya Geisler

Tanya has to be one of the most loved people on the planet. She’s kind and loving and one of the smartest coaches I’ve ever worked with. She’s a lovely writer and a wise teacher. In a word: she is love. I’m so happy to share this post with you. She’s also a certified Life […]

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Connect to Create the World You Want

I am just back from a visit to Santa Barbara, where I lived for eight years, where my daughter was born, where I wrote three of my seven books. Where, in many vital ways, I grew up. I had not returned in seven years, for a whole slew of reasons, many having to do with […]

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Navigate Your Life: Rachel Egan

I will never forget the first time I met Rachel. It was at my first or second Taos writing retreat. She had enrolled the two days before! She sat in the opening circle with her arms over her chest, foot tap tap tapping. No smile. I inwardly sighed – I had to deal with a […]

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