Find some place quiet.

October 15 2013

And sit. When you feel like moving, stay. Give yourself the gift of stillness. Simply, listen.


Adventure 101

October 08 2013

WHY fresh perspective renewed creativity understanding compassion discovery learning and growth to bond, to share, to discuss WHAT excursions novelty experiences (something different or new) seeing the familiar in a new way surprise WHO solo with others WHERE near (your backyard, your neighborhood, your home) far (a foreign place, a vacation, a getaway) WHEN spontaneous […]


Get to know someone today

October 01 2013

Pick up the phone and ask someone to meet you for lunch. Invite someone you’d like to learn from, someone you could get to know a little better. Choose four questions to bring along with you: What advice would you have given yourself five years ago? Favorite aspect of your work? Most challenging part of […]



September 24 2013

No one is remembered for playing it safe. Life is for experiments, making messes, screwing up, breaking things, smiling, laughing, crying, loving, grieving, starting anew. Again. And again. And every time it is different.  


A quote from Derek Sivers

September 19 2013

If you think your life’s purpose needs to hit you like a lightning bolt, you’ll overlook the little day-to-day things that fascinate you.


Good morning

September 17 2013

Now get to work. Real work. It’s a new day. Yesterday’s failures aren’t so important. Tomorrow is still sleeping. WAKE UP. Work that matters isn’t going to come to you. They may never call. Your project might not be accepted. He isn’t going to change his mind. Make a list of what you want to accomplish […]


The art of community

September 10 2013

Community doesn’t just happen. It takes time and effort and care. Amidst routine and packed schedules, relationships deserve a sacred setting. You can’t deny the electricity that encompasses a group breaking bread. It’s an act that has held magic and mystery for centuries. Whether the dining table, the running track, the book club, or the coffee […]


Create time

September 03 2013

Make time today to reconnect and ground to remember your dreams and set intentions for what’s to come.



August 29 2013

While fundraising for the Discover Outdoors Foundation, I learned Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world. One quarter of its people live on less than $1 a day and barely half of them are literate. After some research and plenty of emails, I found a local agency that places volunteers in projects across the country. My […]


What connects us

August 27 2013

Understanding that first and foremost, the life you want to create for yourself, the type of person you want to become, the parts of yourself you’re most excited to develop will attract individuals who will help you get there. Realizing that true, authentic connection is expansive. The right relationship discovered at the right time can […]