Never give a gift with strings attached.

When you give a gift, really give it away. Never give it with strings attached. That expectation of something coming back in return will lead to disappointment. Maybe even resentment. It will definitely kill your joy. When you give a gift… Let Go. Let Go. Let Go. Your love will… 

Your sensuality can bring peace to the world.

I’m pretty sure you’d love to be a part of the solution, bringing more peace, love, and acceptance to the world. You know you can’t give what you don’t have, but how do you find peace inside you during these troubled times? Meditation is one of the proven ways to… 

Eight ways to Override Overwhelm at Times like This

It’s easy to get overwhelmed right now. It seems everywhere you turn it’s fires,  floods or your friends and family in crisis. But there’s a way to override overwhelm, be of service, and live in peace. Keep turning in the direction of beauty. Because no matter what else is going… 

Gratitude. When Less is More.

You’re probably thinking you don’t need to hear one more thing about gratitude. Everywhere you turn people are telling you how important it is to be grateful. You get it. Thank you! You probably know that being grateful won’t just make you feel better. It will impact others around you… 

Money as a Love Story.

I met Joel Solomon just before he invested in our business, SPUD, which provides online home delivery of organic, local, sustainable foods. Catching up with him on a path snaking through the woods of Hollyhock Retreat Center, on Cortes Island, BC,  I nervously introduced myself. He responded, “What are your politics?“ I’d… 

Tune for a Tuesday Afternoon #7

At some point in your life you feel like you don’t belong.  Transferring to a new school mid-term, starting your first day on a job, finding your way into a conversation at a cocktail party, siting at the Christmas table with your in-laws, learning another new language a few months into… 

Before you do anything for Earth Day, do this…

Whether you’re participating in a rally, celebrating at home, or forgot all about it until just now, here’s a simple little something I invite you to do as your own intimate celebration of earth. And it will only take a minute. Go outside. Take off your shoes. Stand where you… 

How to know what you really value.

I bet if I asked you right now what you value most, you’d think for a moment and be able to rattle off the things that are truly important to you. But how would you know that what you say is true? Just saying that you value something doesn’t make… 

This is always affecting you, whether you know it or not.

Throughout each day this influences your thinking, sways your judgment, affects your mood, and impacts your relationships. It can determine whether you feel open, warm and compassionate, or cold and judgmental. It’s happening right now. Do you know what it is? As you read this, take a moment to notice what you’re… 

Within Every Loss Lies Your Opportunity to Win.

I don’t watch the Academy Awards every year because they usually don’t hold my interest. But this year, recovering from a little surgery, I snuggled up on the couch with a friend, her dog, my man, and together we watched the spectacle. And something happened that has never happened before…. 

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