We cannot create message without a little mess. Your passion will piss people off. In fact, you will WANT your passion to piss people off. There is a saying - the truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. If you are pissing people off, that means you have gotten their … Continue reading The Truth Is…..
I am an avid meditator. If you have been reading my blog for any length of time, you will know this. I have been cultivating a daily sitting practice for about four years now and let me tell you this shit has changed my life. I have worked with a variety of different kinds of … Continue reading Your Pet Neurosis
Growth is scary. Facing your shit is hard. Uncomfortable feelings are no fun. Staying small would be easier. And yet I continue to move ahead. Ugly cry, splash some water on my face, get a decent nights sleep, slap on some lipstick, and get back to work. It’s the work that I am called to … Continue reading Real Talk.
The renowned physicist Stephen Hawking passed away today at the remarkable age of 76. That he lived this long is what some would call a miracle. To me, it under scores the importance of clarity of purpose and stoutness of spirit. For those of you who don’t know, Stephen Hawking was not supposed to out … Continue reading What Does Stephen Hawking Have To Do With You?
The Creativity Gremlins show up when you are close to a breakthrough, or are considering taking a risk. Risks are part of growth. If you take no risks, you earn no bigger rewards. Let’s use blogging as an example. You have set up your blog. You have a genius name, and you are are all … Continue reading Do The Creativity Gremlins Tell The Truth?
I enjoyed creating last weeks audio blog so much that I did it again 🙂 One of the themes that came up in the #WriteNow group on Facebook is the fearful and frustrating self talk that comes with being a creative person. In this audio I address what that self talk actually is, who faces … Continue reading The Creativity Gremlins
Procrastination is poison to creativity. The meme you see all the time on facebook is true, “The biggest lie I tell myself is that I don’t have to write that down, I will remember it.” How many of you have had amazing ideas in bed, or out at the grocery store or while cooking dinner … Continue reading Published is Better Than Perfect. #WriteNow
** This video seemed to want to be shared with this post. Enjoy** Anne Lamott shared a post today on her facebook that was heartbreaking in it’s authenticity and transparency. It was real. I could feel the texture of her life through the cadence of her storytelling, touch the bittersweet moments that had been her … Continue reading Women Rising
Today’s entry is an audio. I have been playing with the idea of doing a podcast for my busy peers, so here my first step in that direction. Enjoy!! Episode 1 - Fear & Courage xo Steph
Life these last ten years has seemed to be a repeating process of putting together a life around me, and then having it fall apart, over and over again. This latest crumbling has found me saying to the people around me how tired I am of putting things back together, only to have them fall … Continue reading Never Not Broken