Oliver Jeffers – On Creativity

“I’m really lucky I get to do what I love. I feel a sense of responsibility to enjoy that as much as I can.” Me too Oliver!!! Me too!!! But! And! It hasn’t always felt that way. It has been a journey to find that capacity within myself. The...

Integrating grief liberates inner tranquility

The long nights that start right before the winter holidays are now a time of gentle inquiry and soft innersight – but it hasn’t always been that way for me. Some of my most difficult struggles have been in the winter – as a teen – experiencing...

Finding a therapist

Grief catapulted me into an intense emotional experience unlike anything I had experienced before. Surrounded by a supportive family and access to frequent contact with trusting friends wasn’t enough to help me make sense of my sadness. As winter turned to...

Collective Loss – Robin Williams

On August 11th, 2014 – I was visiting with friends on facebook – checking in with my art communities and connecting across the miles with women who come together for intense study and then return to our communities. I was reflecting how much I value these...