Be Like a Dog

Be Like a Dog: puppy

I usually go on a walk each day. It's refreshing to get away from the computer, move around, and breathe in some fresh air. Like many people, I find my mind wandering all over the place during these walks. Projects and bills to pay and a million other things I need to write on my…

You Are OK, Really

Boundaries: ocean and sky

Do you find yourself hanging on to old ways of being and thinking that no longer serve you? Are these old ways cluttering up the closets of your heart and mind? My friend, it's time to Marie Kondo yourself. Maybe you're hanging on to old beliefs about money or your self-worth. Maybe you spend way…

All That Matters

Candle

I eat oatmeal for breakfast. I burn palo santo and diffuse frankincense oil. My salt lamp glows. It's still dark outside. I sit in silence at my desk. The stillness is a deep pool. Calming and refreshing. The traffic on I-65 in the distance roars like ocean waves. In this moment, I am here. I…

Season of the Witch

Tree with no leaves

We're now solidly in the in-between or liminal time of autumn. It's no longer summer and it's not yet winter. We are between worlds. The leaves continue to turn and slowly die and drift away from their branches. Squirrels hide acorns in preparation for winter. Nature begins to ready herself for winter and so do…

The Hours

Idle Hours by Julian Alden Weir

What do you want? How do you spend your time? Is it how you want to be spending your time? Are you content? Disgruntled? Frustrated? Bored? Curious? Check in with yourself. Think of time like coins to spend (time is money, as the saying goes, right?). How do you want to spend it? The thing…

Treat Yourself

Treat yourself: bouquet - Julie Goolsby

Sometimes I buy myself flowers. Flowers are good for the soul. They lift your spirit while also beautifying your home. In fact, the simple act of placing a bunch of cut flowers (or other natural objects) in your home can bring more health and well-being to your life. Recently, I bought myself a lovely bunch…