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Which book to read first?

One of the biggest questions we get emailed is: Which book do I read first? So my team asked me to write my thoughts on my eight book children and where …

Be angry. (Here’s how)

On optimism, compassion, and fuel for change I’ve had a small book sitting on my shelf for the past two years, written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. It’s called …

Digging the Roots, Being with Messiness

On being a White person supporting Black and Brown and Indigenous people, part 1 Watch the video version here   I know these are extra confusing times for many of you. …

How to Stop Worrying About the End of the World

Humans: Let’s Face Our Worst Case Scenarios and Move On to More Creative Endeavors   Oh, the enormous amount of energy we humans expend swimming through the choppy waters of …

Are you a goddess, a doormat, or a distractor?

Tomorrow we will mark the midway point between Summer Solstice and Fall Equinox in the northern hemisphere. On August 1st we celebrate Lamas, also called Lughnasad, a cross-quarter day that …

Clearing out the comparison

Do you ever have that feeling when you start out inspired by something and then end up comparing yourself unfavorably, or thinking you are not enough, or that you don’t …

Are you in excess, deficiency, or balance?

Or: Why you want to be a warrior and why you do not. Many plants are medicinal in the right dosage. Take too much and they can be poisonous. Take …