Reading these books, wisdom that had been tucked away in my bones re-emerged, singing itself back to life. Some call this awakening. To me, it felt like remembering some magic I had known long, long ago. It’s exhilarating—and so empowering.Read More
Playing is nothing short of evolving ourselves. (Pretty sure I just figured out the theory of everything. You’re welcome.) It’s often in these playful states that we’re the most open, joyful, and present. And when we are open and present, that is exactly when we are most likely to make inspired connections, spark new ideas, and see things from a different perspective.Read More
“This is the best moment of my life,” they bark. “Wait! No, this is! Here’s what you need to know: Just jump up and down and shout with joy! That’s all there is! Oh, and food! Oh my god is that a BALL? Life is so fantastic! We have everything we could possibly need! Are you with me?”
This is where we get to choose—we can engage as much or as little as we want. We can lean into the story and get every bit of life we can squeeze from the moment. Or, we can push it aside and say, “You play, I’ll just watch.”Read More
Why do I laugh? Because you can't spread joy with a knife.
Sometimes, when I lie in bed at night unable to sleep, I think about what I would say to the Dalai Lama. I don't know why. He just seems fun.
What would you say?
Love + courage,
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