A reminder for when you’re feeling a lot and struggling… You will not be in this state forever. There will be a shift. You don’t need to plan six steps into the future, with contingency plans for each possibility. You don’t need to know. In fact, it’s better if you don’t. I know, thatContinue reading “Be Right Where You Are”
Typing or handwriting… which is better? I often recommend journaling by hand. Here are 4 reasons: Speed. You may type much faster on a keyboard than you can write by hand. While this seems like a good thing, an element of journaling is the meditative practice of connecting to your inner truth. Slowing down canContinue reading “Journaling FAQ: Typing vs Handwriting”
My Meetup group, Writing Journeys, is now live! If you’re in the SF Bay, come visit me at my events. The first meeting will be on December 3, 2019.
I am excited to return to offer my Gratitude and Catitude writing workshop at The Dancing Cat on 1.11.2020! Start the year with me and the lovely resident cats on the 1:11 portal to prime your year with joy and gratitude! Register here.
My heart is full from the privilege of spending a weekend retreat in the redwoods with an amazing group of women. This experience fills and fuels me. I’m grateful for everyone who attended and brought wonderful warm energy to practice Gratitude Writing on 11.1.19. It was a grounding way to kick off a wonderful Women’sContinue reading “Women’s Wellness 11.1.19 – 11.3.19”
Celebrate creativity, writing, community, and young writers with me on August 4, 2019 from 1 – 4:30 pm at the Santa Clara University Recital Hall. Along with a celebration for the newly published young authors (the winners of the Inklings Book Contest) in the 2019 Inklings Book, the afternoon will be full of inspiration andContinue reading “Inklings Annual Gathering (Inklings Book Contest Update)”
Here are some writing prompts to use in a daily writing routine. This practice can support you to attune with what is real, true, and present for you in the moment. Becoming present with body, emotions, and thoughts with equanimity is valuable for consciously living with peace and freedom from mind traps. I am awareContinue reading “Using the 3 A’s in Mindfulness Writing Practice”
Join me and some Unstoppable Women at Orchard Valley Coffee in Campbell, CA to learn the “3 A’s” (Awareness, Acknowledgement, Acceptance) and how to use them in a writing practice to cultivate self-awareness, resilience, well-being, mindfulness, and emotional freedom. RSVP through Meetup: The 3 A’s of Mindfulness Saturday, Jul 20, 2019, 9:00 AM We’re startingContinue reading “The 3 A’s of Mindfulness with Unstoppable Women of Silicon Valley”
Experiences and perceptions have multiple levels. The first level is the direct experience. In the direct experience, sensory input is perceived using the senses. (I feel cold. I smell salty air. I hear lapping waves. I energetically sense openness) Emotions are observed in the direct experience – calm, fear, sadness, anger, joy. The second levelContinue reading “Levels of Experience/Perception”