At this years’ Oscar’s the remarkable Viola Davis spoke to my favorite subject. She talked about story. About all the stories that reside in graveyards around this world. About how the work of the artist is to give life to stories, their own and those of others. Her words touched my heart. At the same…Continue Reading “The Stories In Graveyards”
The deep magic that comes of even the most mundane question, “How was your weekend?” is… story. All day, every day, we collect stories because this is how we humans find our place in the world. Story is the deep magic because story creates the threads that tie us to each other. We share our…Continue Reading “The Deep Magic at the End of Questions…Story.”
I’ve ben talking with a lot of people lately about what they were interested in before they got into a relationship. Certainly before they had children. And these conversations are not just with women. While this is often a real challenge for many women, men suffer from this too. The whole challenging thing of keeping…Continue Reading “What was it I loved to do before I met you?”
This article was originally published by The Creative Coast.
The theme of the month is self-sabotage. I’ve chosen this subject because I honestly don’t know many people who don’t suffer from this, at least occasionally. Let me share a story with you. Two friends, let’s call them Leslie and Celia, decided to go into business together. Celia needed help marketing herself and called on…Continue Reading “Self-Sabotage”
Two words that have been heard a lot in the world of personal development over the past decade or so are intentional and simple. I admit that I like both those words. I like them because when I hear or say those words I am reminded that living life with focus and without unnecessary complications makes…Continue Reading “Intentional and Simple”