Your dreams called, they want you back. How would your life be different if you were able to look at the world and your future with wonder and excitement?   Where would you go? What might you try if you had no fears of rejection, failure, of not having enough, of [...]

An invitation to have courage

I am contemplating mortality. Thinking and talking about Death is not a big thing in our consumer culture for a reason. It tends to take the shine right off that alluring new toy to ask yourself “Would I still want to buy that if I were dying?” Probably not. Things [...]

What should be on your Bucketlist?

In retrospect, I have known what my mission is for at least 25 years –  but I took a very long and convoluted route to get here. I have done a lot of things for work in my life, ranging from the seriously corporate to the deeply holistic and quite [...]

My mission: Have Miracles, Will Travel

  “I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost… I am helpless. It isn’t my fault. It takes forever to find a way out. I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I [...]

The part of me I don’t want you to see

Fear is such a formidable foe and self-doubt can be a lethal assassin.   You may – or may not – have noticed that you hadn’t heard from me for a while.  When I look back on the past six months, fear has played far too great a role in [...]

Dealing with fear and feeling like a failure

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“Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on earth. You are here to risk your heart. You are [...]

Living and Loving Fearlessly

    Sweetheart, I’m so glad you reached out to me.  I hear that you are hurting. I’m so sorry that life is really hard right now. I have time for you.    How can I support you right now?   Where are you?   Can you find somewhere quiet [...]

What to read when you’re on the edge

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Before I moved last time, I made a determined effort to go through my possessions and get rid of anything and everything that didn’t fall into the category of useful, beautiful or sentimentally valuable. I tried hard to be ruthless and sold and gave away a lot of stuff. But, [...]

The Healing Power of Organizing

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One of the biggest relationship mistakes that people make is to express anger instead of fear or sadness.    That anger often arises from a sense of betrayal derived from the idea that an unwritten rule has been broken, the thought being ‘This is not what I signed up for’.    But [...]

“This is not what I signed up for” How ...

I wrote a post for another blog, which I just discovered for complicated google reasons, I shouldn’t copy here, but I wanted to tell you let you know about it.   You can read it here:   Breaking Up is Hard to do: 20 Questions to help you know when to let [...]

How to know when to let go.

Relationship Hell. We’ve all been there; once upon a time, you couldn’t wait to see this person, now it’s all gone terribly wrong and you don’t have a clue how to fix it.   What causes this miserable phenomenon?    How can you prevent it and how can you escape [...]

6 ways to escape Relationship Hell

Evolution equips us with the desire to learn from the perils we survive. Once bitten, twice shy; yet this pre-historic instinct designed to protect us from predators and poisons, really doesn’t serve us when applied to affairs of the heart. Take Alice. Alice has a broken heart. Like a clock [...]

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