Be bad at ANYTHING

There’s an unspoken rule, once you reach real adulthood (I’m not talking age 18—I mean the time in life when you can really do you) that you should only do things you are good at. That rule is silly. And it sucks. Literally it sucks all the fun out of life.

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One million tiny, ignored desires

Because experience seems to be the best teacher, let me start there.  I’ve written a lot about listening to the still, small voice or finding the knowing.  I’ve considered how to find that voice and I’ve been intentionally experimenting with it this past couple of months.  My mind has been pretty hectic this week.  My…

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Let us be brave

I just finished a short relationship with someone.  It was never meant to be serious but it was more substantial than anything I’ve had since I separated from my someday-ex 20 months ago.  This micro relationship was like an accelerated course.  Each week, I felt I was uncovering some truth about myself, not because this…

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Oh honey it’s just a wave

Yesterday I got back in the water for the first time in two weeks.  Pretty much every time I walk into the ocean with my surfboard, I feel intimidated.  Yesterday I paused on the sand and did some yoga stretches before paddling out (probably should have done more as my neck and shoulders are a…

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Fear, get out of the driver’s seat!

Tonight I find myself on the couch.  It’s late.  I should be sleeping but my brain won’t be quiet.  I have learned that this is a signal I’ve been slacking on my mental hygiene.  By that, I mean that I haven’t been doing all of the practices I usually do to keep my mind uncluttered. …

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