Simple shifts (and swear word socks) make simple change

Keep at it and eventually you will see success. How often do we need to hear this message over and over? Sometimes when we don’t see immediate gratification, we think things aren’t working, so we tell ourselves some really choice things. Things like: I am a failure I should just give up This is hopeless…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – Say exactly what you think

Kids very often say exactly what they think. They have no filter. When they see injustice they don’t think, “well that is awful but I can’t do anything.” They think, “Wow, that is gross, I want to fix that. I wonder what I can do to fix that.” In 2012, I took my daughter to…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – I love and cherish you my friend…

Yesterday I received a surprise package in the mail. There was a note inside that said, “I love and cherish you my friend. Don’t you ever forget that the worlds needs you. Never, ever forget.” Boy howdy did I need those words. I have been doing some scary stuff lately, putting myself out there for…

Monday Mayhem – Look up at the sky

When I was a little girl I would lay on the grass and gaze up at the sky and wonder if anyone could see me down here. I would watch the clouds move and wonder where they were racing off to so fast. Those moments were an escape from the chaos of my life. My…

Monday Mayhem – You are the grandest tree in the forest

I am a Natural Born Rebel. I am attracted to other rebels. The outside the box thinkers. The people who love to solve problems without subscribing to convention. The Natural Born Rebel is like the tallest most majestic tree in the forest. We are grounded and rooted in our vision. Our water is the change…

Monday Mayhem – 5 things you can do to find your voice

In my workshops and speeches I talk a lot about finding and elevating your voice. Here are 5 things you can do anytime to find your voice and say exactly what is on your mind. Buy a bunch of flowers – I know it seems silly but reflecting on beauty can help you take a…

Monday Mayhem – A prayer for justice

Give us the grace, oh universe, to answer readily the call of social justice and community building and proclaim to all people the Good News of our rising, that we and the whole world may perceive the glory of our marvelous works; who lives and reigns with you and the spirit of love, one love,…