LATEST POSTS

How to Develop True Confidence (and Let Go of Approval-Seeking)

How to Develop True Confidence (and Let Go of Approval-Seeking)

What is true confidence? There are a lot of misconceptions about confidence. People sometimes assume it’s a product of achieving something in particular, having nice things or looking a certain way. Some people try to talk themselves into confidence by thinking...
The Simplest Way to Settle a Busy Mind

The Simplest Way to Settle a Busy Mind

Do you feel busy, stressed or overwhelmed on a daily basis? Do you find it hard to make time for play and rest in the midst of your overfull to-do list? Most of us would probably describe ourselves as busy these days. Sometimes we feel stuck in the rat race, or locked...
Why Mindful Listening Is a Radical Act of Love

Why Mindful Listening Is a Radical Act of Love

When was the last time you felt truly seen and heard by someone? Can you remember what it felt like? Perhaps you can remember a feeling of being cared about? Maybe you felt relaxed, calm and open? When someone gives us their undivided attention the message it sends is...
Are the Things That Matter Getting Your Attention?

Are the Things That Matter Getting Your Attention?

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ~ Mary Oliver Are the things that matter most getting your time and attention, or are you too busy for them? Are you finding time to enjoy the things that light you up and make you happy, or...
A Meditation on Impermanence

A Meditation on Impermanence

A loss in my life in this last week has deeply touched the most vulnerable places in my heart and brought home my awareness of impermanence. How can we heal in times of loss and change? How can we find acceptance, grace and compassion in the face of impermanence? How...
Let’s Be Creatures of Paradox and Glory

Let’s Be Creatures of Paradox and Glory

This week I meditated deeply and felt a sacredness and a stillness at the heart of time. This week I drank wine and danced on tables, all wild and sweaty and full of incredible joy. I cried this week when my back hurt and my eyes wouldn’t work. I smiled, cuddled and...