I think it’s a universal law that you have to clear space for newness to enter; let something die for something to be born; cleanse to heal; let go to receive. Just like we clear our lungs to take in new air, we need to empty our minds of dull ideas to create brighter lives.
This month included burning my old site and birthing a new one, the debut of The Desire Map by popping champagne with 13,300+ people, and leaving lame ideas to make way for a bigger, brighter 2013. Lots. My new website! Tra-La! With surprises and all the white space I dearly love. You’ve gotta burn stuff
For the last eight years, at the end of the year (and during my birthday week) I get my vision on. This season’s planning process was extra extra special because I had a full on “system’ for it — on my iPad and in print — and it was all mine. I made it myself
Allowing for what you want & deepening desire: In conversation with Eric Handler of PositivelyPositive.com
How can you tell if it’s time to let go of a goal? Can you “convince” your partner to make internally-driven goals instead of focusing “out there”? (Short answer: No.) How can you talk to kids about using their feelings as guidance? What should be the primary driver of your plans for 2013? In our
Courage breathes deep whole breaths. First kiss. Exposure. Karate chop. She can not be detained by the past on her way she knows the odds and still makes plans to celebrate. Courage rolls up doubt and smokes it. Breathes deep whole breaths. Sometimes quivers. Breathes deep whole breaths. Always chooses flight no matter what.
I have a friend who is an aspiring novelist and brilliant writer in her own right, who said to me that she wanted to be the “Canadian Anne Lamott“. I said, “Why don’t you just be the Global You?” We must have the daring to be nothing but ourselves if we are to know what
Praise for The Desire Map is rolling in. This makes my heart sigh with some relief because even though, as a “maker of stuff” you might feel in your bones that you’ve made something good, until the love is reciprocated, you don’t fully exhale. This is just the beginning — not just of the praise
The last Desire Map Livestream was a major hit – 13,300 signed up and the conversation was rich and meaningful. We’ve got a fresh event for you this Wednesday, December 19th at 12pm PT / 3pm ET. Eric Handler of Positively Positive & I are doing: Desire, Goals & Soul: How to Make 2013 Your
It’s time to reprise this post on Tonglen meditation. For healing sorrows. For giving when you don’t know what to give. For now. Please read. And breathe. “Tonglen” is Tibetan for sending and taking. HOW-TO TONGLEN: Breathe in suffering — yours, others, the world’s. Breathe out compassion — for yourself, for others, for the world.