Personal Development, Vulnerability and Writing

Vulnerability and Writing: Broken and Dry

      I was preparing a recipe that called for the juice of half a lime. I had half a lime on my counter that had been sitting overnight. The skin and outer pulp was quite dry.  I tried to squeeze the lime and the skin started to crack. I cut it  into quarters… Continue reading Vulnerability and Writing: Broken and Dry

Personal Development

Talking about “All or Nothing” over at Having Time.com

This week, I am over at Havingtime.com, a wonderful inspirational site ran by Lesya Li! I was really honored when Lesya asked me to contribute a guest post and am excited to share with you! Head on over to Having Time and find out why the "all or nothing" approach doesn't work, as well as… Continue reading Talking about “All or Nothing” over at Having Time.com

Personal Development

Letting Go and Getting Over: Cultivate14, Day 2

Day 2 prompt for Cultivate 2014:Tell us about a time when you've been heartbroken, angry, or even just annoyed. Tell us about something you just can't seem to let go of or get over. Spread that grievous infection all around, and thin it out. Really lay into it. We'll all feel better in the long… Continue reading Letting Go and Getting Over: Cultivate14, Day 2

Personal Development, Reverb13

Getting Muddy: Reverb13, Day 12

Reverb13, Day 12 Prompt: I'm a big fan of muddy experiences. They become our greatest teachers when we're wise enough to exfoliate with them; roll around in the deep until we finally feel ready to get clean.  Today, identify something muddy that kept recurring for you throughout 2013, and then ask yourself this: What's the… Continue reading Getting Muddy: Reverb13, Day 12

Personal Development

Are You Faking It More Than You Are Making It?

You ever hear someone say," Fake it 'til you make it!"?  I know that I have. I also find myself saying it,too.  I often wonder though:  is that totally true? I mean, what if you are doing more faking it, then actually making it? It has become quite common to equate "fake it 'til you… Continue reading Are You Faking It More Than You Are Making It?