The Limitations of Perfection

The Limitations of Perfection

I heard it somewhere a long time ago: “Perfection is a limitation.” It struck me at the time as a bizarre thought. I mean, I’d been taught I had to be perfect. I had to get a perfect score on my tests. I had to be the perfect daughter, the perfect student, the perfect...
Transformation Game

Transformation Game

We are often frightened of change. It’s normal. One way to get past the fear of making a big shift in your life is to make a game out of it. I recently changed up my whole career. Like yesterday. Sure, I’d been steadily incorporating more speaking gigs into my life. I...
Getting Soft

Getting Soft

Little did I know when this photo was taken in front of the temple of Apollo at his temple complex in Delphi, that less than 24 hours later I would have a vision of the Bringer of Light himself while I was hiking up on Mount Parnassus. That astonishing encounter...
Take Charge of the Swing

Take Charge of the Swing

It’s so easy to swing, letting our thoughts and emotions take us wherever they want. Up down, back and forth. We seem to be helpless over them. Of course, this is only true because we so completely identify with the thoughts streaming through our heads, because...
The Choice Is Clear

The Choice Is Clear

There’s nothing worse than dithering over a decision. Whether it’s which house to buy or what to wear in the morning, which paint color to go with or which lawyer to hire to save your um … bacon, choices can paralyze the best of us. The MIND wants to take over. It...
What Comes After Driven?

What Comes After Driven?

Check out the charioteers! That’s exactly how I’ve felt the past few years … In fact, this picture shows how I’ve felt most of my adult life. Driven. Driving. Racing. Going … Nowhere apparently. I thought I was going somewhere. Especially last year when The E Word...