It's been snowing here in Sweden this past week.  7 years ago last week, I left Hawai'i (for the first time).  My plan was to keep moving west, chasing the sunshine and the summer as I went.  After living in San Francisco for 8 years I...

It happened last night In a sweet embrace with a friend I heard him stop breathing Recognizing it in the mirror I counted how many times I have breathed for another At the expense Of myself...

Are you happy? This divinely poised question just cracked my Soul open like a scull on a cremation pyre. Three words freeing me from a prison I did not know I was in. Are you happy? I stare back at him as if he has...

When I was younger, my boyfriends would always tell me I was mean. I was mean because I spoke my mind when they did something that hurt me, or treated me in a way that I didn't want to be treated. I was mean because...

I was pondering life recently, specifically addiction. I didn't just write a holistic alcohol book with a catchy name, you know; I also work with addicts to help them understand and heal their addictions. I was thinking about how all addictions do one of two things,...

It has been a while since I have written to you guys. Not that I haven’t been writing, but I usually give up half way through with a “Why bother?”. Truth is, I haven’t felt very inspired, inspiring or useful over the last year. I...

I created this meme to go along with a quote I came up with close to the beginning of my travels, which has ended up being a recurring theme throughout the last 2 years. A man on a flight insisted on putting my carry...

I woke up this morning feeling unloved and unwanted. I have spent the last few weeks with the Universe throwing everything it could at me to break me, to make me turn the lights down, turn the volume down, hide. Friends have repeatedly...