Go ahead, take up more space.

One constant human desire is to be seen, felt, heard. We might find ourselves thinking “In a world of billions of people how will I—little ol’me—feel significant, how can I possibly make a difference?” While others were being handed out talents maybe you were in the line of mediocres, not meant to do anything big or […]

I surrender, cuz I’m exhausted

The Mind: a beautiful servant, a dangerous master.” Osho Do you suffer from never-ending thoughts in your head? Mine rarely shuts up, always imagining new ideas, scary scenarios, goals, things to do “I like this, I don’t like that”…it has a serious case of ADHD! Even after a decade of soul therapy— uprooting my beliefs, […]

In the eye of all storms is Stillness

You should sit in mediation for twenty minutes every day–unless you’re too busy, then you should sit for an hour.” Old Zen adage Perhaps the most important muscle to flex is the ability to sit with our fear, stress, worry, anxiety…and all of its friends! Instead of running away or numbing ourselves—STOP, sit and listen— […]

“Growing up I was taught that normal was the pathway to success and contentment. But I’ve learned that none of us should reach for normal, Normal is so basic. Owning who we are is power, we gotta dare to stand out, we have to be different we have to embrace the other parts of us that is profoundly unique. There is such power in unapologetically embracing ourselves, cradling the parts of our identities and experiences that we were taught to be silenced about and ashamed of. Give yourself permission to want what you want, create space for your own greatness to step forward, and experience true freedom.” ~ Janet Mock

Woman Gone Wild

The divine feminine aka Goddess, perhaps you’ve met her or caught a glimpse at some point? Divinity and grace holds her in great honour, protecting her from shadows peaking in the corner, drawn to her like a moth to a flame. But she is untouchable, she glows like the sun, giving life and great joy […]

Has education become stale for the 21st century?

Do what you love, love what you do.” ~ Ray Bradbury I’d like to share the following letter I wrote to my children’s former school principal (back in 2013) on our decision to take a break from the public school system, and put them into a private school, based on the Montessori education philosophy… “First, we’d like to […]