Suffering is Optional ( and it affects your pets)

Suffering is optional and also affects your pets so listen in to see what simple ways you can begin to have the confidence again to stay on your path and grow through painful and challenging moments with more ease.   Many of us who long to awaken to our true nature...

Where do you need to expand ( to grow and heal)

Be honest…. where do you need to let go of the confines of your minds never ending dread of feeling you are just never arriving, where joy is trying so, so hard to unmet itself in spite of your longing to over think and strategize and force into being that makes...

Get over the lie of not enough ness

Get over the lie of not enough ness To be yourself instead of the self that has imagined you into existence, requires that you accept willingly that what comes to you in the moment and in that moment find yourself aware of that moment because there is pain there.Use...

When compassion is excruciating trust it is the medicine

I know – sometimes life just sucks Compassion can be excruciating—it’s the medicine. Listening is an underrated hobby. Be INTERESTED. And please, just meditate, ok? Love is the most inefficient and often inconvenient way to Ecstacy. But… Ecstacy, well it...

Suicide and depression (why with all the money & fame did Anthony Bourdain kill himself?)

By the time you finish reading this 800 people will have committed suicide. With two celebrities taking their lives this week, I wanted to speak to the dark showy, oh so not sexy topic of trauma recovery I am an expert in. I got my phD in my decades of living with depression, anxiety and a few failed suicide attempts and am so grateful I did not succeed in dying so I get to share what I know works to transform through trauma and live fully into how to engage with our sensitivities into a place of TRUST so that we can rediscover our ability to fully engage in how we live deeply alive. 

What if change does not have to be hard?

What if the whole purpose of life is not so much abut making sense of it all and rather how to be present with what is in this moment that makes you feel deeply happy and alive?   What if the whole purpose of life is to have fun and enjoy the messy, upside down, stop...