Creativity, Self-Care & Comfort


Why You Work With Comfort & Discomfort to Create Masterfully

I started running on October 12th. If you had told me then or even two months ago that I would be running a half marathon on March 5th, I would have politely asked you how much Merlot you had before dinner. What is even more surprising than the miles ran (60+ in January!) and the […]

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If You Write or Create Anything, Which You Do, Read This

I have stumbled across a sublime, exhilarating creative practice I must share with you. It’s from Several Short Sentences About Writing by Verlyn Klinkenborg, which I bought recently on a whim. I think I really love this book, but I’m not sure yet except for this bit that I am on fire about: The practice of noticing. […]

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If They Wrote a Story About You Today, What Would They Say?

I’m in the midst of writing my memoir and things are getting more…. real. The book is taking form and that’s both an exciting and terrifying process. I’m all over the map with how I feel about the book. Today: inspired. Yesterday: defeated (oh inner resistance you are so freakin sneaky). But that’s what writing […]

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Why Your Hopeful Heart Matters So Greatly

Somedays I admit to being afraid of the creeping darkness of overwhelm, disenchantment, and outrage that tries to threaten our world. I feel sad when I see people throw up their hands and murmur, “Too late. Too complex. Too many bad people with too much money and power.” I get it! I feel myself wanting to retreat […]

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How to Stay the Course When Your Life is Truly Delightful

You did the work. You created, you let go, you grieved, you waited, and… over days and months, and yes, years, you shaped a life that is a true reflection of your desires and values. Oh, yes, you did. Now: Can you stay in it, enjoy it, when it becomes totally delightful? When everything is (mostly) working? […]

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The Antidote to Imposed Haste

This blog post was made possible by the wise women of the Oasis. You can join us on December 18th for a very special end-of-the-year celebration call. Click here to join us – my fr*ee gift to you! “Imposed haste.” Can you feel the looming tyranny of that phrase pressing on your chest? Imposed haste: “generations beyond […]

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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.