2018 and Ready for a New Theme!

2018 and Ready for a New Theme!

Happy New Year! Every year I like to start off with a new theme and usually I know what it is long before the new year rolls around. Last year it was intuition. In retrospect, I think I knew on some level I was operating from my head too much and my heart too little...
Your Roses & Thorns for 2017

Your Roses & Thorns for 2017

Have you ever done the Highs & Lows of your day? What was your highest (special, happiest, feel-good) moment of the day, and what was your lowest (hardest, saddest, maddest) moment of the day? This practice is also known as Roses & Thorns. I’m an eternal...

Into the forest I go…

To lose my mind and find my soul. ~ John Muir It’s been a little while since I’ve been in your inbox, so thank you for opening and reading this message today. I have to say that this time of quiet reflection and contemplation has been extraordinary. It started in late...

The Singletrack

I recently ran my first 8-mile trail race. This is something I’ve been talking about doing since February. What’s been stopping me? It’s hard! Especially in Santa Barbara, where almost all of our trails lead straight up. So I was pleasantly surprised to find the...

A Good Book for Troubled Times

In troubled times, I’m sometimes unsure of what to do. Obsess over the news seems to be my first course of action. Hungry for details. Answers. Then comes social media (mostly Instagram). I can see how others are processing and my feeds are filtered so much to...