Turn Off Your Phone. And Other Tips for Making Magic.

“How did it get so late so soon?” ~Dr. Seuss Every year for the past five years, I have visited an astrologer on or around my birthday to get some insight into the year ahead. (Did I already lose some of you by talking about astrology? Possibly. Probably? I dunno. But oh well. I digress.) Usually, I walk into my …

I Am Not a Robot (or, Why I’m So Transparent About My Life in My Business)

“We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart.” ~Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart:  Heart Advice for Difficult Times   I have written before about some of the advice I received when I first started my business. …

Curious & Curiouser Podcast, Episode 18: Breakups, Breakdowns, & the Fallacy of Bad Emotions

Let’s face it. We live in a culture that likes to label things, a culture that likes dichotomies, a culture that is uncomfortable with grey areas and uncertainty and things that don’t fit neatly into predetermined boxes. And this preference applies to our emotional experiences as well. Which is why we like to label emotions as either “good” or “bad”, …