Danger, Hamster Wheels and Development

Part I—Danger Through the course of evolution, our brains have moved away from cave-men/women mindsets of always being hyper-vigilant—thinking that there’s likely danger right around the corner waiting to destroy us. Some of us, however, never evolve past that—we’re still expecting the next “terrifying thing” to come barreling at us, so we’re unable to ever simply […]

A Happy New Year

“Happy New Year”….those words hold so much hope for a fresh start, a change, and an opportunity to try something new, don’t they? I imagine that a lot of “new year’s resolutions” have been made (and possibly already broken). I also know that at the stroke of midnight, for many, there was a profound sense […]

Peace During The Holidays

Part of this post I wrote last year, but sitting here now it seems to me that seeking to create homes that are full of peace is more important than ever. It’s not that anything incredibly overwhelming happened to me personally during 2014, or that I experienced great loss like some people I care for have. I […]

A Different Kind of Abundance

How much of the chaos in our homes, do WE create? How do we accomplish “peaceful” when all around us there’s pandemonium? How do we expect to experience calm when our environment is YELLING ‘look at ME’? Could we do more with less?  When you look around your home what’s extraneous? What’s irrelevant to your […]