Consistency is more important than intensity

Have you ever talked with an artist or a painter about the creative process? I have – scores of times. Not to mention that I too create and observe how this magical process unfolds within myself. While creation and inspiration varies for all of us, do you know what remains the same? None of usContinue reading “Consistency is more important than intensity”

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 listContinue reading “My Top 10 Wellness Practices of 2020”

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’sContinue reading “The Subtle Art of Relaxation”

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 knownContinue reading “The Pancha-what? First trip to an Indian Ashram.”

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 workContinue reading “The day that I became a Millionaire”

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 OfflineContinue reading “Disconnect to Reconnect: about Wifi’s fuzzy reminder”

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 IContinue reading “On blessings, dreams, new beginnings and giving myself the recognition that I long for”

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 transformativeContinue reading “The books we read matter: my 2015 literary highlights”