• Stories of my life,  Working with Stuff

    Because I’m Scared of Dreaming

    This is one of those rare posts where I share my process. This is what happened. I was day dreaming, as I often do, and catching myself doing so (thank you, mindfulness). I was in resistance, simultaneously enjoying the day dreaming and beating myself up for it. And we know what Havi says… “When you struggle with yourself, the struggle always wins”. So I opened a new document on the laptop and started to write. I ended up having a conversation with “Wiser Me”, who gave me a bunch of wise advice. Here’s what I wrote: I was feeling pretty good, and day dreaming a wonderful dream. And since I…

  • Working with Stuff

    How I’m Bypassing Procrastination

    Right now I’m doing something really important that terrifies me. At the same time, I’m also tweeting compulsively. And checking every form of social media I can get my hands on. These are not contradictory statements While writing my business plan? I watched episodes of “Biker Mice from Mars*” on youtube for DAYS. And then I would only write a line or two. *Yes, I still love Biker Mice from Mars. And yes, I cycle around town going all “Rock and Ride!”. My life, for the past 6 years or so In the past I would spend every waking moment TERRIFIED of doing anything, distracting myself reading ALL THE INTERNET,…

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    Your Sacred Needs

    I want to share with you this quote by Charles Eisenstein, on an interview for “Humans are not Broken”. He’s a fantastic political writer / philosopher / mindfulness person. (My description, not his). He has a truly revolutionary approach to “politics” and in this particular case, to food. “When I eat really fresh good food… Sometimes I eat something that’s really good, really high quality, like sacred food, and I’m like “WOW, this is what we’re missing… and lacking this, no wonder people over eat”. It’s like they are vaccuming up everything in hope of finding this. Maybe we’re living in this incredible poverty, and the illusion of incredible abundance.…