Yes, this is the time to tap into and trust my intuition more deeply……. Recently 2 astrologers who I’ve followed, enjoyed and benefitted from, have monetized their previously free offerings; one even gave guidance of, “stop giving ideas and services away for free”. Well, I can say that not only does this not resonate with my inner truth-o-meter, but I could sense that for each … Continue reading Give It Away, Give It Away, Give It Away Now!
Dear Xylophone player playing outside PCC Market Edmonds- You’ll never know how much you helped me, by making music yesterday. I had been feeling depressed the whole weekend, unable to access any joy or fun. I had just come from a little park by the beach and was feeling sad, b/c it didn’t have any access to get down to the water and had long … Continue reading Music Makes the World Go ‘Round- the Magic of Subtle State Shifts
In Praise of Real Food~ I remember once at a professional training, a colleague who came from a lower socio-economic background, took a bite of an organic, local apple slice from the snack table and proclaimed, “damn! this is what an apple is supposed to taste like? I didn’t even think I liked apples!” He had grown up on cheap, mass-produced apples– you know the … Continue reading The Highs and Lows of Food Bank Eating and the Synergistic Benefits of Feeding the Poor Well
Google Translate. It’s a great help to a new to a Spanish-speaking-country-but-not-so-fluent-Spanish-speaker such as myself. But it doesn’t always get translation correct. Case in point- Google translated Soles, the local currency here as, “suns”. At first I thought was a pretty funny error. But the more I thought about it, the more I liked it, as a concept and as a mindfulness practice– think about … Continue reading How Do You Flow Your Current, see? Spending Money as a Mindfulness Practice and Act of Lovingkindness