Symbols are Shortcuts to Stories

October 2nd, 2015 | 1 comment

One way to honour a story or experience is to create something visual.  To embed the experience of my trip to Colorado, my training with Dr Estes in Original Voice, I have created an altar.  Each object carries it’s own story + reminder.  1. This Precious Earth book; a reminder to write with my values in mind.  2. Bear figurine;…

Share the love:
FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedIn

Do You Want to Write Your Story?

August 31st, 2015 | 1 comment

Everybody’s got a story.   Some people know their story well. Others can’t “see” that they have one, let alone how to share it — and with whom.   Maybe you’ve made peace with your story. Maybe you’re still piecing it together.   Whether you feel shame, pride or a mixture of many emotions, I’ve come to believe this:  …

Share the love:
FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedIn

13 Ways You’ll Break My Heart

August 18th, 2015 | 2 comments

There are endless ways we deny who we are, what we think and what we feel. We don’t trust the sound or shape of our own stories, so we grasp for more exciting ones. Or, we don’t believe our own experience matters, so we reach for those expert opinions perched upon unnaturally high altars. It’s good to know the facts,…

Share the love:
FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedIn

Which Letter Turns You On?

August 14th, 2015 | 3 comments

“I’ve got a thing for the Letter S. Am I weird?” my friend Mel asked at our regular writing date.   “Why wouldn’t you? S is Sexy. Seductive. Salacious. Serpentine. Souful. Sacral. Ssssssss,” I hissed before we both snorted with laughter.   Personally, I have a “thing” for the Letter L. Love. Lollipops. Language. Laughter. Lightness-of- Being. Latte. Lyrical. Luminous….

Share the love:
FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedIn