Join me in the Mermaid pool? starts this Saturday!

photo by Eve Chenu I’ve always been a do-my-own-thing kind of gal. But I’ve taken it up a few notches this last year--elevating off the “fear grid” and "madness matrix" into a delicious n ..
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Solstice Reflection Ritual 12/21

"little calendar" at the back of all my journals Intentional Reflection is built into my life -- daily, weekly, monthly-- (and now, yearly!) I always marvel when I fill out the "little calendar" ..
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Receiving: the Rare Gift of Intimacy

embellished detail from Gaia Oracle cardsby Toni Carmine Salerno There's an art to taking a bow. A big part of that art is knowing how to receive. At my daughter's dance recitals, I experienc ..
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Disciple of Beauty

BEAUTY has both drawn me and confused me for as long as I can remember. I need it, no less than food and water. I feel pain at its loss, joy at its return. It shelters my spirit with hope, and m ..
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Vulnerability & Magnificence

"Oh God, help me to believe the truth about myself, no matter how beautiful it is" --Macrina Weiderkher,  Benedictine nun. I almost cancelled a consult with a potential new client this morning ..
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My Inner Mean Girl Made Me Do it…

My Inner Critics almost made me do it...or rather almost not do it... Four years ago, two of my Inner Mean Girls  (the despicable duo of  "Miss Originality"+ "Miss Sophistication") ganged up  ..
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Fill Your Well to Overflowing…and it will!

A long-time client texted me last month to share her ah-ha: When I fill the well...my creativity overflows!...ta-dah! Now, Paula knew that already, of course. She'd had that ah-ha before (more ..
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