The 7 paradoxes We All Must Live With

A few days ago, I woke up with these words on my mind: the seven paradoxes we all … Continue Reading

When Feeling Bad is A Good Thing

My 6-year-old daughter started out her day yesterday with, “Mom, my heart is crying and I’m not myself … Continue Reading

Who Are Your Spirit Parents?

It was the kind of day that made you damp under your arms when the salty Meditaerranean breeze … Continue Reading

How Much of Yourself Are You Giving Up?

When I was a teenager I found myself wearing thick black eyeliner on the rims of my eyes … Continue Reading

Staying Down For The Count

Things were not going her way, or any way at all. She was in debt up to her … Continue Reading

How to Cultivate an Obsession: Shelter the Spark

Do you guys remember Penelope Cruz’s role in Vicky Cristina Barcelona? She was the wild-eyed psychotic painter throwing … Continue Reading

How To Cultivate an Obsession: What Stops Us

I’ve always wanted to have an obsession. When the fad for ‘follow your passion’ showed up, I burnt … Continue Reading

Our Connected Selfie Delusion

Thirty years ago my grandmother was dying of cancer. She was bedridden and there were no cell phones, … Continue Reading

What Fuels Creators?

I am pretty much unemployable – in the traditional sense. In fact, most fulfilled writers, creatives and entrepreneurs … Continue Reading