I am a Snob

I am a snob. You, too? I think so.   That’s a bold statement, I know. Does it push your button just a bit, when I say that? Good! A few months ago, I became aware that I really did not want to be seen as a snob. I had. . .

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Tiny – Or Not So Tiny – Bubbles…

Tiny Bubbles… Do you remember that party song by Don Ho? Everyone used to groan when it came on, but there was something to it… Let me explain. Here is the first verse: Tiny bubbles In the wine Make me happy Make me feel fine. While I am not disputing. . .

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Home Sweet Home

What is it that makes your home a home? I am curious. Really. In the last little while, quite a few clients have shared with me that they do not feel at home in their home. What does that mean? Many of them have taken great care in putting everything. . .

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Encourage Courage

Do you feel courageous? Courage is all about leaving your comfort zone. I always imagine my comfort zone as a cozy place with nice overstuffed furniture. It’s warm and sunny in there. I have some great books to read, tea to drink and a soft blanket to cuddle into. I. . .

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In the Spotlight

Imagine a spotlight on you… Do you love it? Do you cringe? It seems challenging these days for so many of us to put ourselves into the spotlight. And I do not mean the big out in the world spotlight where we are seen by other people, I mean the. . .

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Create Some Wiggle Room

Wow, there is a lot going on in the world right now. A lot of “right” and “wrong”. A lot of polarity. It’s easy to get attached to a position and defend it, and it may be very frustrating and upsetting when people do not see the world as you. . .

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Inner Clutter

The good news: Clutter comes in many forms. The bad news: Clutter comes in many forms. Most of the time, when we hear the word clutter, our minds immediately go to our physical spaces. We may see a vivid image of our basement, our garage, the extra storage under the. . .

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Cracks in the Armor

Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. This is one of my favorite quotes and taken from the song Anthem by Leonard Cohen. So often, it’s difficult to accept ourselves for who we are. We strive to be better, smarter, have. . .

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Are You Listening?

It’s a noisy world. Often too much for me. How about you?   I remember that I used to listen to the radio all the time when I was driving my car and then, one day, it was just too much. I needed more quiet time, not more activation. These. . .

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The White Space

I am feeling unsure and somewhat frustrated. There is a white space on my painting that should be filled with color. I think. Honestly, I got stuck there – for such a long time – and finally, my perspective shifted, and I understand. 16 years ago, I started on my. . .

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The Big Squirm

      I am looking at myself in the mirror. That in itself is actually ok, because I find I can look at myself without really seeing myself, if you know what I mean. This time it’s different, though. I am at a workshop and the homework is as. . .

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Do You Keep ‘Shoulding’ Yourself?

      It sounds a bit rude. And it is. Shoulding gets in the way and obscures what we want in life. It distracts and prevents us from accessing what is true for ourselves. How so? I have been observing, within myself and other people, how difficult it can. . .

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