When You Throw Your Values Out the Window.

Rediscovering Simplicity in My Day To Day Life I recently bought a very pretty car. I love her dearly. We named her Lucille. She is a 2019 bight red Mini Cooper Countryman. And she’s perfect. And with my payment, gas and insurance, she costs me $600 a month. My last car was electric, so no…

Every Body is Beautifully Imperfect

Earlier this week, I was looking in the bathroom mirror absentmindedly taking note of my familiar flaws- a weird distribution of fat via cellulite, a post baby stomach, some acne on my chin. As I ticked off each one I slowly became aware of the running narrative in my head and the tragic strangely accepted…

The Power of Presence & Why We Struggle to Show Up

Last Thursday Charlotte came to me in the throes of an anxiety attack. We got through it together, but it took much longer than either of us would like- a few hours. The attack protocol requires both of us to do one thing- be fully present with each other. We breathe together and take the…

Is Everything F*cked? A Book Review About Hope

The world seems torpedoed at the moment and taking a break from the heartbreaking news from around the planet, I figured I’d give the recent Everything is F*cked, A Book aBout Hope by Mark Manson a try. To be honest, he isn’t always my cup of tea but nonetheless, this book, and his last one proved invaluable to me. The beginning is is filled with metaphors (like clown cars) I could live without, but it sure picks up speed. I’ve gone over my notes and collected my top 5 takeaways from the book.