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You are a Child of the Universe; no less than the trees and the stars. You have a right to be here…

Is That Right?

How important is it to be right? What exactly does “right” mean? For this purpose, let’s consider right as alignment with your most elegant self: Right being a well-considered, honorable, and compassionate plan. Right being an enthusiastic application of clear-eyed intention. Right being inspired, purposeful action. Right being honoring and exercising your right to reviseContinue reading “Is That Right?”

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Your Dream Police?

Ok, so you’ve dared to dream. How’s that working for you? Are you working towards your goal with steady, clear focus? With your eyes on the prize? Is the process satisfying? Or are you becoming frustrated that it hasn’t come fast enough? What if…in real life…you are pushing your goal away? Ye old carrote onContinue reading “Your Dream Police?”

Thank you.

As a creativity coach, I often guide my clients towards the practice of Kaizen. Simply defined, Kaizen is small steps that taken consistently will, over time, lead to significant results. I introduce the concept in An Elegant Mind’s Handbook through a practice I use every day called 1% Better. 1% Better – 1% better each day, orContinue reading “Thank you.”

Translation: Creativity Is

Where there is silence, one finds the anchor of the Universe – Tao Te Ching The third installation of this peaceful spirit warrior trilogy involves translating it, applying it to life today.  How can what was revealed in that dark, silent night of spiritual awakening be translated to the light of today? It is myContinue reading “Translation: Creativity Is”

When the going gets tough…

How many times have you heard someone say after a tragedy, “I never thought something like this would happen in our small town. It’s unbelievable.” Well, it could, and it can, and it did. We have been living in a fantasy world, a fairy tale where we didn’t understand that something as tiny as a virus couldContinue reading “When the going gets tough…”

Know Better, Do Better

You will make mistakes. You will fall down.  Treat yourself gently. Give yourself some love – take the time you need to pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and begin again. Do you offer other people better treatment than you are willing to give yourself? This, my friend, is truly tragic. How can you beContinue reading “Know Better, Do Better”

Modern Ho’oponopono

A few years ago, I read a wonderful book about the ancient Hawaiian teaching called Ho’oponopono, co-written by Dr. Joe Vitale and Dr. Hew Len, called Zero Limits. It described the work of Dr. Hew Len and his application of this ancient teaching of reconciliation and forgiveness in his work as a psychologist. It involvesContinue reading “Modern Ho’oponopono”

Applying The Work of Byron Katie to the COVID-19 Contagion

As a peaceful spirit warrior, I feel it is empowering to embrace my feelings of vulnerability and resistance – to ask the hard questions – and work through them – to find the gem of truth in the lump of coal. Why?  Because there isn’t a moment to waste!  I wish to learn from everyContinue reading “Applying The Work of Byron Katie to the COVID-19 Contagion”

My Version of Ground Hog Day?

I was asked today…If you had one day to live for the rest of your life, what would it look like?  It became an interesting exercise… Creativity. Connection. Community. These are my prime motivators. I have no problem attending to the details of life, but I am primarily a big picture person. I apply theseContinue reading “My Version of Ground Hog Day?”