5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Completely Lose Your Shit

We’ve all experienced it. Something comes up to throw us off track, fill us with anxiety, disappointment, frustration, or trigger us to completely “lose our shit.” When things eventually smooth out and we realize that we are fine and still breathing, we sometimes wonder why we freaked out in the first place. Over time I’ve learned …

Creative Session: The Healing Power of Art

Hafa adai! This weekend I had the special honor of leading a Creative Session focusing on the healing power of art. Art has a natural way of being healing, simply through the act of creating. The creative process is something that happens in everyday life… You have an idea, or see something inspiring. You have …

Creative Learning Everyday: TRUST

This morning I had my aha moment. So I’ve always kind of been what friends would call the “radical hippy” because I love art, want to change the world, envision utopia, challenge authority and preconceived ideas, am not satisfied with the structures of government institutions and the pharmaceutical world, I birth my babies at home …

How to sustain a creative vision and trust the process over time

I believe in almost-instant manifestation, as I’ve experienced it. I’ve also experienced that some manifestations take quite awhile to become tangible. Looking back about 4-5 years ago, I was in a really dark place in my life.  I couldn’t see any light at the end of the tunnel, but I could IMAGINE it sometimes. There …

Creative Learning Everyday

So I “homeschool” my boys here on Guam. I use that word with a lot of flexibility, to allow for the organic nature of learning and creativity. I appreciate so much that we are free to choose what direction we want to go, it opens up whole new worlds of learning! We can go so …

Poetry: Letting Go and Letting Love

There are times in life when our hearts are cracked wide open with vulnerability and uncertainty, when life asks us to let go and let love take over. I offer this poem during these tender times… Dear wise and compassionate love I ask that you hold me close and comfort my tender and open heart through …

Poetry: Faith in Me

Faith in Me It is one of those days when I need to breathe… where I question who I am. I turn my focus toward me. Space. To think and reflect, and to put myself back in a positive feeling space. I used to think I was simply withdrawing I don’t identify with those labels …