Crossing the World… Again

Sometimes it’s all about being inspired by someone else, and letting them lead you to something bigger. I was inspired by Derek Sivers’ wonderful post about life and was moved to add to his exploration. See more about his work below. Derek writes about life as a...

Truth! Happiness Won’t Make You Happy.

Truth! Happiness won’t make you happy. But I know what will… Photo by Sebastián León Prado on Unsplash Happiness won’t make you happy. It’s quite a thing to say riiight? But it’s true. Happiness, per se, will not make you feel happy each day. It’s...

Let’s Heal The World

Under A Full Moon Something is shifting… Photo by Tony Detroit on Unsplash   We are heading out of a full moon, that used to mean very little to me aside from how delightful I find the moon to be. Years spent in childhood observation of the stars and a few great...

You Don’t Have To Hate Failure

Photo by Nova on Unsplash Failure……..again! “Intention is what happens when things go awry and you still keep going”. – Amy Kosh To be honest, I’ve failed again and again and again….. Over and over, time after time. Failure, sitting and staring me in...

Words As Stones | A Poem

Some days I start out to work on my book.. and poems show up clamouring to be written, so I oblige. Photo by Nathan Anderson on Unsplash Words As Stones Some days the words come spilling out of me tumbling like pebbles pouring over the lip of a waterfall tumbling...

Free For All | Creative Lessons From Kid-Dom

Coffee-shop lessons on creativity from a 6-year old. This morning as I sit working in my favourite coffee-shop, in walks a 6-yr old girl. Her arms are filled with stuffed animals, a book and the coolest and most creative thing I’ve seen in a long while…. This kid has...

Real Life Reading | Book Review | 7-19-18

Thursday: Real Life Reading The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin, 2009 This month, among other things, I resolved to finally start writing articles on Medium. I know…. Not the most earth-shattering news is it… but for me it’s a semi-big deal because I am setting...

How To Destroy Your Reputation In 1 Year

Why I set about to destroy my reputation in 1 year….. and why you should do the same! I read a lot these days about “destroying your reputation”. It seems to be a hot topic all over various social media platforms including this one. What’s to be gained?...

How to be Happier: Do 2-Minute Meditations

Happiness is a Skill Does this happen to you? You start talking about something like how to be happier, or play a better game of golf or basketball, or even add meditation to your life and before you know it, it’s become the theme of the week. Not because you...

Is Being Authentic A Risk?

From Asheville to New York and L.A., so many conversations winging through the airwaves and crisscrossing social media: #beauthentic #beyou #being yourself #authenticyou. The hashtags hit us every time we scroll through an Instagram, FB or Twitter feed. What happens...