"Movement is also about taking action in your life to change behaviors and beliefs that are holding you back. "
I believe the more we come together to discuss what troubles us, in a civil manner, the better for all. But when we make decisions based on “beliefs”, versus real personal experience/knowledge or a viable eminent threat, we tread down a rabbit hole…quickly.
Have you ever seen a hummingbird fly by? It reminds me of how I move through the world at times. In other words, moving too fast to be able to enjoy the finite moments in life. For example, my son recently came to visit me for 30 days. He arrived July 31st. We had a... Continue Reading →
I just spent a long weekend in Boulder, CO. Reflecting on all of the interactions I had, I had the following awareness last night: How do we do ourselves fully and bravely - regardless of our fears of the outcome? I met with and spent time around a good number of people that were new... Continue Reading →
My father still calls me Will or Billy, names I stopped being years ago. Our conversations always drift back to a time when I was still a boy, a child; his son. You see, it is as if my father took a mental picture - a snapshot if you will - of me as a... Continue Reading →
I was recently pointed to an article in the New Yorker called "Doomsday Prep for the Super Rich". The article talks about how Silicon Valley executives and their colleagues on Wall Street have been quietly preparing for an array of potential apocalyptic events. So when the SHTF, they're bailing out! There are over 7... Continue Reading →
We seldom think of how our action, ego driven, can cause a reaction. Our ego rages away, meanwhile, somewhere else, there is a reaction. Violence happens. A life is lost or forever changed. We could never imagine taking responsibility for the damaged caused by that raging ego. We don't understand the concept of cause and... Continue Reading →
I would like to share my relationship story. My partner (we'll call her M) and I met at a retreat and quickly became attached at the hip. We dated for three months, then I moved in. A therapist once commented that we got our relationship equation backwards - " you two had started relating before... Continue Reading →
The young man needed work and was willing to go door to door to ask. He said "I need the money so I won't have to sleep on the streets. It's really hard to find a place to stay when you're on your own". I could feel my throat tighten. Such a simple request, yet... Continue Reading →