The Mastery Mindset

Every time I sparred with my Taekwondo instructor, Glenn, I would get frustrated. It was like he knew what I was going to do even before I did.  Every kick, every punch…every block…was countered with ease and what seemed like enjoyment. How did you know I was going to do that? I would ask. YouContinue reading “The Mastery Mindset”

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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”

Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 2

When my kids were quite young (6 and 2) their father and I decided to take them for a short camping trip.  We choose a campground that was on the outskirts of Moncton, NB, involving only a couple of hours of traveling – not too far away for this first expedition.  We bought a tent,Continue reading “Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 2”

Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 1

A few years ago, I had a dream that I was standing in a hallway.  To the left and to the right there were a number of doors, and at the end of the hallway, one single door. As I began to walk down the hall, I tried each door.  Some seemed to be locked. Continue reading “Many Doors, One Sanctuary: 10 Doors to Active Wellbeing: Doorway # 1”

Precipice Dancing

Some smooth leather badass… A feral little angel. Never ever black or white. She’s an old school rebel. A touch of class, a taste of trash… always walkin’ that line. An old school rebel pushes it every time. Givin’ it what she’s got, livin’ for the fantasy When you livin’ large it’s always now orContinue reading “Precipice Dancing”

Your Secret Garden – Chats With My Constant Traveler

When your real, effortless, joyful grateful nature is realized, it will not be inconsistent with the ordinary activities of life. RAMANA MAHARSHI The above quote correlates with what I define as 1st Nature. It is who you are before you think about it and decide against it. It is your personal genius.  It is theContinue reading “Your Secret Garden – Chats With My Constant Traveler”

Practically Uncivilized – Chats With My Constant Traveller

I met a wild woman yesterday.  A woman with fire in her eyes and an unquestionably wicked grin.  The kind who offers a firm hand, a quick peruse, and a thorough greeting. She doesn’t give a crap if her towels are not lined up on the shelf in her bathroom, or if her bloomers matchContinue reading “Practically Uncivilized – Chats With My Constant Traveller”

The Real Meaning of Mind-Sparks, Tears, and Goosebumps: Chats with my Constant Traveller

If your thoughts automatically converted to an actual slap in the face, or, an all-in, don’t-care-who-is-watching hug, would you be surrounded by friends, or would you be locked in solitary confinement for assault? We woke up this morning in the midst of a revolution.  It is a quiet rebellion that has been evolving for decades. Continue reading “The Real Meaning of Mind-Sparks, Tears, and Goosebumps: Chats with my Constant Traveller”

Give ‘er and Live ‘er – Chats with my Constant Traveller

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” This quote from Nobel Laureate Marie Curie defines what it means to be fearless. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize (Physics (1903) and Chemistry (1911).Continue reading “Give ‘er and Live ‘er – Chats with my Constant Traveller”

Can You Live With That?

The skin you bring to the game creates the game pieces. Ingress and egress are facts of life: look it up check it out try it on You pay the entry fee. Everything you need to thrive you already have. Your house will always be dusty. You will run out of clean underwear. There willContinue reading “Can You Live With That?”