The Parable of the Chinese Farmer. Let’s explore!

The Parable of the Chinese Farmer. Let’s explore!

Happy Spring! In honor of the new-ness and re-birth that defines spring, I’ve been contemplating ideas like change, grief and metamorphosis, and found myself thinking about one of my all-time favorite parables, about a Chinese farmer. Rather than share with you what...
5 Ways to Feel Happier

5 Ways to Feel Happier

After a 362-day wait after the Tree Event, I’ve moved home! I couldn’t be more delighted. AND, I’ve investigated and learned so much over the past year. Out of the gate, I’ll report that my ongoing mindfulness practice continues to serve me and is foundational to...
Is mind training all it’s cracked up to be?

Is mind training all it’s cracked up to be?

Does mind training work? Is it worth the effort? I’m sharing a personal story here in the hopes that it might serve you in some way. Maybe you’ve wondered why spending time on mindset, habits, meditation, and a mindfulness practice could possibly be worth the effort....
How to beat habituation and feel better

How to beat habituation and feel better

Habituation is human. Our mind, over time, normalizes things that…well…aren’t normal. In my book Wild World, Joyful Heart, I wrote, “We confuse what’s common with what’s normal. It’s easy to confuse common and normal, so we...