What shade of change are YOU at this moment?
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Is there something more that you need than bubble baths and a smidge of stolen peace? “She chose to live in a way that supported the tranquility of her soul.” -Caroline Myss, Sacred Contracts I haven’t been able to stop whispering this to myself since I read it. Caroline Myss was referring to the poetContinue Reading
When I chose my theme for the year, creating space, I did not expect that it would enter a trial by fire the very next day. Silly, silly me. We–my husband and I–have been ushered firmly into the “sandwich generation”. I’m writing this during a layover in Denver. Right now I’m not sure exactly whenContinue Reading
New A new year, a new calendar, a new focus! I couldn’t be happier for a new year, and was not sorry to see 2012 go. I spent most of last year quite sick, starting on New Year’s Eve of last year, up until about a week before this past Christmas. In fact, the firstContinue Reading
No matter what I did, I just couldn’t whittle down all my thoughts and plans and hopes for 2013 into a single word. So I stopped trying to force it to happen. And the words had been there all long, just waiting for me to stop trying to make them something they are not. My themeContinue Reading
This is the last in a series of 3 posts about how I finally fulfilled my dream of making painting a part of my everyday life. In the first post, I wrote about spending time alone. In the second post, I wrote about the magical and practical benefits of writing wishes, dreams, and intentions down on paper. Today isContinue Reading
“The unexamined life isn’t worth living.” -Plato In yesterday’s post I wrote about the first step I took to bring about positive and lasting change into my life, spending time alone. There were three important steps I took that I believe were instrumental in bringing about REAL change into my “stagnant pond” of a life. The 3 pebbles I tossed into my stagnant pondContinue Reading
Note: This was originally posted at The Dao of Doing, the blog Kel and Tracy started to document what happened as they added something they loved to their daily lives. Kel wrote about how her life used to feel like a stagnant pond in an early post (Ripples). She then documented the steps that ledContinue Reading
Growing up, going to school, marriage, giving birth, all these things are the building blocks of our lives. But what happens when you realize that you aren’t happy with the structure of that life? What if that structure you built is taken away from you? I was left with these questions a few years ago.Continue Reading
…or, that one time I got rid of over a thousand things. You might remember that Kel set herself a goal of getting rid of 500 things in her home. I never set a goal like that, but I found that rearranging my office to better suit my needs naturally led me to go throughContinue Reading