May2020: The Wisdom of Not Knowing

April 30, 2020

“It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure the just ain’t so.”  – Mark Twain  My latest project has been to create a series of booklets, (“mini-coaching programs,” if you will) each addressing one of the major challenges facing our lives and times. Among the challenges I see are […]

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A Podcast: Living Authentically

April 26, 2020

A PODCAST: I was recently invited to be a guest on The Living Alive Show, a podcast hosted by Autumn Shields. I know Autumn, so it was a fun and easy exploration into “living authentically … in a world that would rather you didn’t.” If you’d like to listen, here’s a link. It’s 35 minutes […]

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Blog: A Sustainable Earth

April 26, 2020

A Sustainable Earth New learning always used to be fun. But it seems we’ve become more resistant to it than ever before.  Learning means stepping into the unknown (if it’s already known, we don’t need to learn it, right?). But these days we’ve come to dislike, and often fear, the unknown. It’s as if we […]

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Apr2020: Patience and Non-Judgment

March 31, 2020

“Yesterday is ashes; tomorrow is wood; only today does the fire burn brightly.” – Native American proverb It doesn’t take one of my newsletters to know that we’re navigating uncharted territory these days. Unknowns at every turn pull us off center, causing anxiety or stress. But there are ways you can re-center in the midst […]

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Mar2020: Being Prepared for Real Life

March 1, 2020

“Exhaustion is not a status symbol.” – Brené Brown We’re born into this world fully aware, filled with curiosity, wonder, and an inner knowing anything is possible. Need proof? Watch young children play. It’s totally natural – until we learn it’s not. Wonder stops; curiosity falters; learning ceases; self-trust fades; possibility thinking wanes. We had […]

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Feb2020: How Life Should Be vs. How Life Could Be

January 31, 2020

“I’m not asking you to believe anything, but you’re going to find this day a lot easier if you simply accept what is, instead of trying to fit it into your preconceived notions.” – from “The Shack” “No, thank you, I don’t want to.“ A clear statement, it would seem. So we’re done, right? Perhaps […]

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Jan2020: It’s a Matter of [2020] Perspective

January 1, 2020

“We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers.” – Carl Sagan Think of a person (or an institution) who holds a viewpoint very different from yours. Today, this isn’t a difficult task. Regardless of ‘side,’ opinions are powerful, claims of certainty abundant, “truth” ubiquitous. For […]

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Dec2019: Blame Holds You Back

November 30, 2019

“My happiness depends on me, so you’re off the hook.” – Esther Hicks Stress, anxiety, guilt. Have these become your everyday companions? If so, what do you see as the cause? as the change that’s needed? The answer I most often hear runs like this: “It’s his/her/their fault; he/she/they make my life difficult; if only […]

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Nov2019: Why Personal Ritual Matters

October 31, 2019

     “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver Each month I offer insights and perspectives on the challenges affecting our lives and times. And each month I suggest practices (exercises intended to be done repeatedly) so you can gain personal felt experience of […]

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MY BOOK: Intro/Samples/Comments

October 17, 2019

Available now … my first book “Living Authentically … in a World That Would Rather You Didn’t”     I’m excited to offer my first book, a guide to discovering and living your own authentic truth. I look forward to hearing about your experience of it. Purchase Here Its premise is simple: get to know, […]

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