Miss Me?

If you’ve missed me here, no worries!   I’ll be uploading new articles soon. Since early March, I’ve been deep into a class and my time outside of class has been very limited.  The class…

My Name Is Consequences

My name is Consequences. That’s my secret name. Known only to you.  You gave it to me. But not at first. At first, you called me by the name Curiosity. You called me Fun. You…

Mentoring: Making Rock Stars out of Ordinary People

I love mentoring the next generation. When I one day retire, I want to know that I don’t have to worry because I’ve left the future in good hands. About a year into my three-year…

Empaths: To Shield or Not to Shield

All it takes is once and you’re hooked. It’s another hour before dawn and you wake with the strangest, awfullest feeling that something is wrong with someone you love. You feel their fear, their dread….

Empaths and Limiting Social Media

I’m not one to collect, intentionally at least, Facebook friends and social media followers to prove my popularity or to offer, the trendier term, “social proof” that my words, books, and blog posts are worthwhile…

Do We Ever Really Know Anyone?

“When you look into an abyss, the abyss also looks into you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche When I was very young, I believed it was possible to know a person—really know them—after only a few weeks, or maybe even after only a few…

Message from the Universe: Just a Test to Make Sure You’ve Got It Right

Dammit! A month in and I‘ve already failed. A long lost friend of mine used to tell me that the Universe has a way of ensuring that you’ve made a particular change in your life…

That Bullshit about Forgiveness

  You’ve heard that bullshit about forgiveness, haven’t you? If you’ve ever been hurt or angry or hurt and angry or brought to your knees, then someone somewhere has certainly lectured you on forgiveness…and how…

New Year’s Resolutions Gone Bad: the Burning Bowl Ritual Fail

Every year for almost a decade now, I do a burning bowl ritual to set my intentions for the New Year. Instead of doing these as resolutions on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day,…