The Slight Edge

I recently read The Slight Edge, by Jeff Olson. Two ideas stand out for me.

The first is that the small decisions we make, compounded over time, make a huge difference in our lives – like whether we exercise or not, or whether we save a little money each month. Those same little things we […]

By |August 26th, 2015|

We don’t have to know…

I finished reading Cheryl Strayed’s Wild this morning.

I was struck by three lines on the last page, as she reminisced about that day she sat on the white bench at the end of her 1100 mile trek across the Pacific Crest Trail. “It was all unknown to me then… Everything except the fact that I […]

By |August 16th, 2015|

Choice Point

You’ve decided to give it a try.
You are taking a few minutes every morning to “create your day.”

You feel great. You are focused. You are sure this day will be different.

Then you get up and go about your business, and next thing you know, something happens. This wasn’t what you practiced!

STOP for a moment. You […]

By |July 14th, 2015|

Subtle Distinction

b : difficult to understand or perceive : OBSCURE

The word “subtle” has two distinct meanings. Usually, when I think of energy, I think of the “subtle realm,” and I think of subtle as “invisible.” Miriam-Webster’s second definition of “difficult to understand or perceive” works here. Some people see it, some people don’t. […]

By |January 19th, 2015|

Hang Drum intro to “Balanced View”

Completely mesmerized by this amazing “hang drum” duo, I followed the link to their website ( and under the ‘Gratitude’ tab, discovered a link to Balanced View, “a grass roots movement of social change and human empowerment.” (

Here is an excerpt from One Simple Change, written by the Balanced View Team, which offers a down to earth […]

By |August 31st, 2014|