Welcome to the blog
It's like the journal I started in 2005, but with less furious scribbles, watermarks from my tears and various snacks....But now I’ve included more field guides, articles, book excerpts, and loads of juicy stuff.
What?! That is all I can say. WHAT?!?! Okay, I can say a whole lot more. It’s maddening to watch the same prejudice, blame, and steamrolling happening from the very victims of it! We need…Read More
Enough Spiritual Crap!
Confusing spiritual practices? Yeah, there is a whole host of misrepresentation, crappy teaching, powerful teaching and excellent clarity. The job is for you to listen to what resonates as TRUE to you….unless you want endurance…Read More
The Lost Art of Lazy
We humans need a season to be feral. We need a big chunk of doing-nothing to have more seasons of effective, smart, and fulfilling output. In all living things, creativity and nourishment require time off…Read More
Top Tips for Anger
I’d love for you to know how to navigate anger in a healthy and sane way! So, let’s crack open one of the top tips for navigating your own anger: communicating your boundaries! Anger is…Read More
Letting Go of Perfection
Do you ever take on a project you know isn’t going to be perfect? Is it better to do something great, and pass on all the so-so projects? Or is it better to do something…Read More
What you need for healthy relationships
Okay, let’s face it: relationships are hard. Mostly because you are lovers, roommates, business partners, AND friends. That’s a lot of hats. And if all those hats are full of fear, painful beliefs, and not-enough…Read More
What you need to know about pain & addiction
We all have compulsions (not to use that word lightly), areas of our lives were we kinda go blind and reach for stimulus without really being conscious of what we are doing. And many of…Read More
Morality and Ethics
What is moral? What is ethical? Guess it depends on your culture, on your religion, on your community? Or is there one basic, ultimate rule to live by? Is there good and evil? I know…Read More
A Simple Meditation
There are as many ways to meditate as there are ways to kiss. So many hot, juicy, loving, tender, forced, obligated, ways to stop and be still. But ultimately, there is only one *reason* to…Read More
Quick fix to calm the mind
“…and then he said… but did I get this right… blah, blah, blah… you’re not focusing, you need to focus… did I shut off the lights today… blah, blah, blah…” We all know what obsessive…Read More
“Urban Meditation” is no B.S.
So why are we meditating in the first place? Is it because we heard it was good for our blood pressure? Because there is a direct cause to decreased rates of cancer? Because the clothes…Read More
Finding Clarity When Fear Grips
Great question came in, one I hear a lot. It’s all about spending years reading everything, but not really getting anywhere. It’s all about how fear still manages to keep your dreams, your goals, your…Read More
Desire and Creation
“Everything wants to Awaken…” “Consciousness wants to enlighten…” Well, I understand the sentiment of this, but it’s really not at all precise… Consciousness is not a desiring movement. It doesn’t “want” something. It simply *is*.…Read More
Is spiritual practice going to help me pay the bills?!
Yes, you have responsibilities, you have dependents, you have a job… is that really why you can’t take these teachings all the way home? If you let your sense of ME that has to do…Read More
The Abyss of Emptiness
There is a lot more to the actual “dark night of the soul” but let’s focus on a little pesky aspect that most of us encounter time and time again: the “empty abyss” feeling. That…Read More