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Three more reasons to call off the “life sucks” routine and start conjuring up magic

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.”—Carl Sagan Like Kevin Spacey, I play many roles. I’m a mom, a dishwasher, a journalist, a pickleball player. Recently, I’ve also been called to act as a town crier. To stand on the street corners of the blogosphere and scream, “Extra, extra. Read all about it. Life […]

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What badass reality might be available if you let go of your treasured, but teeny-tiny vantage point?

Anything that does not bring you alive is too small for you.” — David Whyte Unlike the intentions of many LOA aficionados who are envisioning new jobs or new cars or new significant others to snuggle with on the couch, most of my intentions revolve around ideas—beauty and joy, things I want to see happen […]

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Thank God it’s Monday

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Abraham Lincoln If you don’t like what’s happening in your life, stop giving it your undivided attention. Every day is a brand new day with exciting new possibilities. What happened in the past has no bearing on today unless you continue to stare at […]

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It’s too late to undrink the kool-aid

“Pain is purposeless, without a cause and with no power to accomplish anything.”–A Course in Miracles WordPress tells me that this blog post is my 200th since I began blogging 15 months ago. What a fabulous ride it has been. Despite my initial resistance, I discovered that I love blogging about these topics. Writing these […]

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The 5 Top Perks of Brazen Gratitude

“Thank you is the best prayer anyone could ever say.”—Alice Walker I just finished a story called “Training to Be Superman” for Men’s Journal. It includes six other-the-top endurance competitions for earning your cape. It was fun to write, sorta tongue-in-cheek, but it got me to thinking that of all the superpowers, gratitude is my […]

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