Yes, You Absolutely Have Permission

From the clients I have spoken with in the last couple of weeks, I hear similar threads of…ugh. Life is “fine” but it’s also not at all sustainable. It’s exhausting, and it’s hard.  It’s barrels of fun and also sacrifice. … Read More

Be. Here. Now.

November feels odd to me, this year. I’m not sure if it’s because I am in a weird space with my book re-writes (if you haven’t downloaded your excerpt, you can do so here,) or the early appearance of snow … Read More

I’m White Supremacist, too

Me, too has been flooding my newsfeed. And me, too. I could list off a number of times I have been merely harassed (I believe harassment and assault can be close cousins and the former can fairly be received as … Read More

How to Survive a Fall (with gratitude)

Earlier this year, my partner and I moved to a new city and into a new (to me) home. As soon as we arrived, amid the unpacking and settling-in, I loved getting to know our new abode; it’s the same … Read More

The Evolution of Hope

Before we are even born, there is much hope; hope that the first trimester passes without incident, hope that kicks will be felt, hope that the child will not be cursed with the family nose and hope for a safe … Read More

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Ep 9 Excerpt from Grief: A Love Story (the book)

It feels weird to let this baby out into the world. You can download a hold-in-your-hot-little-hands copy here, but I wanted to give it a voice, too. And as I mention at the end of the episode, this chapter and … Read More

Yoga was (or, used to be) for sissies

Believe it or not, I used to be a pretty serious weight-lifting sort. You would not know it by looking at me now, but I used to lift very heavy things in tiny, short sets, not caring that involuntary grunts … Read More

Ep 8 Andria Racich: Telling the Story of Grief with Interviews

“We’re all each other’s teachers.” Sometimes (well, a lot of times) I get connected with people who are My People. You know what I mean? People who get me, people who I get. Soul-like connections. Andria Racich (pronounced “rasich”) is … Read More

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Ep 7: Death is for a thousand lessons

Ep 7 One Death, Many Experiences, Many Lessons It’s a chapter in the book, and it’s just true: a thousand people (and more) will have an experience of each death, and we are all capable (and have permission) to learn … Read More

10 (somewhat) Secret Sources of Grief

Grief. It’s there when someone dies, and that’s perhaps the first type we think of when we think of it. Funerals, flowers, and deep sorrow. But there are many other kinds. With every beginning and ending, there is grief. It’s … Read More