THOUGHTS ABOUT GETTING UNSTUCK

(Estimated reading time 2 minutes) Many years ago I was going on a trip with some friends to a remote mountainous area. Our car was as full as it could be with food, bedding, clothes, a guitar and anything else we thought we might need for a relaxing weekend at the cabin. As we got […]

CAN FEAR BE A GUIDEPOST?

(Estimated reading time 2 1/2 minutes)   I’ve spent a fair amount of energy in the last couple of decades finding a way to relegate fear to the fringes of my life. Focusing on the negative impact it was having somehow blinded me to the possibilities that there are actually some fears that are helpful. […]

TURNING NIGHTMARES INTO GIFTS

(Estimated reading time 3 minutes) In a heartbeat the world has changed. I am swirling, churning- the ground no longer solid beneath me. It’s the rush of noise, sight removed, direction unknown. It is fear in slow motion, anxiety too quick to catch. I was thirty seven when I got the news from my doctor. […]

SKIP THE MESSY MIDDLE

(Estimated reading time 2 minutes) I’d like to skip the messy middle please…as if you could order your life up like you do your favourite entrĂ©e. The middle of things is the part where nothing is settled. It’s the part where you’re still figuring it all out. Its a bit messy. It’s quite hard work […]