DIY, Fun Projects, Health, Mental Health

My Top 10 Wellness Practices of 2020

This year I did more of some things and less of others… and it has made all the difference. This has been a year of letting go of control. A year of learning to deeply trust in the wisdom of what is unfolding for me, what is unfolding for all of us. Here's a list… Continue reading My Top 10 Wellness Practices of 2020

Business, Journal, Meditation

The Subtle Art of Relaxation

I gaze at my candle, at my sacred images and objects, a mishmash of cultures and references that are all significant to me. There's a quote from the Little Prince, my recent Osho card drawn from my deck, a photo of me when I'm four years old laughing over something which was obviously hilarious. There's… Continue reading The Subtle Art of Relaxation

Humour, Journal, Meditation, Travel

The Pancha-what? First trip to an Indian Ashram.

How does one summarize 2 weeks  experience of a first-time in India, first-time in an Ashram and first-time doing a Panchakarma program? With a first-rate smile, I hope. First, let's define the terms we'll be referring to: 1. India, in this case the deep south-west, the province of Kerala. After flying into Trivanandrum (also known… Continue reading The Pancha-what? First trip to an Indian Ashram.

Awakening Coaching, Journal, Senegal

The day that I became a Millionaire

"To get the price in Euros, take the local price and remove the last three zeros and then multiply the remaining number by 1.5", it was my first day in Dakar and my boss was sharing some Dakar life tips with me. Like most people who first arrive in Senegal it was initially sluggish work… Continue reading The day that I became a Millionaire

Awakening Coaching, Health, Journal, Travel

Disconnect to Reconnect: about Wifi’s fuzzy reminder

"We invest our time and energy into who and what we value." Morning meditation and conversations at the Offline House can go real deep, real quick. I've been happily resting and rejuvenating my body, soul and mind with surfing, nature, yoga and great books at a concept-Hostel in the south of Portugal called the Offline… Continue reading Disconnect to Reconnect: about Wifi’s fuzzy reminder

Awakening Coaching, Health, Journal, Meditation, Travel

On blessings, dreams, new beginnings and giving myself the recognition that I long for

I count myself as one of the blessed on this planet, the oh-so-very blessed. Not only because my cup overflows with good health, happiness, a quick wit and an ease and pleasure for contact with others. These are infinite blessings in and of themselves, you might think I have it all already... and yet I… Continue reading On blessings, dreams, new beginnings and giving myself the recognition that I long for

Awakening Coaching, Journal, Meditation, Other

The Greatest Gift

I couldn't ask for a better dose of inspiration this morning then to work on compiling all of my notes, materials and recordings from the past 8 months of Awakening Coaching...and to finally write this blog post that has wanted to express itself for some time. It's Christmas. Some time at around this time in… Continue reading The Greatest Gift

books, Haiti, Journal, Meditation, Other

The books we read matter: my 2015 literary highlights

Dear fellow book lover, I'm one of those people who is usually reading a half-dozen books at the same time, jumping from chapter to chapter, readings parts, coming back to titles later than planned or never at all.  You've likely met a few of my breed before 🙂 So, while 2015 has been a transformative… Continue reading The books we read matter: my 2015 literary highlights

Haiti, Health, Journal, Meditation, Travel

Just let go of the bar – Kite-surfing’s big life lesson

Rule #1 when you're learning kite surfing: when it gets challenging, too strong or scary, just let go of the bar.  The bar is how you steer and control the kite flying above you, this fabric and lines that captures the incredible power of the wind and propels you forward with it. It takes practice… Continue reading Just let go of the bar – Kite-surfing’s big life lesson