Contests (or Living)

I’ll tell you why this isn’t a contest.   Because I don’t care.  Don’t contestants need to care, need to have a vested interest in order to actually compete?  It’s not that I don’t care about anything, because I do (oh, I do) – but I don’t care about being better than you or being perfect (whatever [...]

A Little Reminder

Hello, hello. I'm just popping in today to remind you that the next round of Just Five Things begins this coming Monday (September 7). Working within the structure of handwritten lists, we'll explore prompts that center on resetting-recharging-redirecting.  It's a good time of year (especially this year) to explore such prompts, yes? As always, this [...]

Making Lists

Years ago, I figured out that I could write about life in simple lists. Not only for noting to-dos, lists can explore feelings, challenges, emotions, ideas, dreams, happenings, moments. On the days when I want to get something down but writing too many words feels like…well, too many words...I turn to lists.  I know from [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: August 7

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28.   As inspired, please share in the comments below + use #atinybitofquiet on Instagram. There is no panacea, or utopia, there is just love and kindness and trying, amid the chaos, to make things better where we can.And [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 31

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28.   I teach people that no matter what the situation is, no matter how chaotic, no matter how much drama is around you, you can heal by your presence if you just stay center.~ Deepak Chopra ~ [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 24

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28. When you wash your hands, when you make a cup of coffee, when you’re waiting for the elevator – instead of indulging in thinking, these are all opportunities for being there as a still, alert presence.~ Eckhart Tolle [...]

A Tiny Bit of Quiet :: July 10

A quiet journaling series.  Read here to learn more about following along from June 19 – August 28. Sometimes it’s a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothingin common with and still be fascinated by their presence.~ David Byrne ~   Perhaps now, more than ever, these are words to [...]