Dharma – It’s Complicated

I had one of those moments this past weekend where it was like: “This. This is an essential part of the work I’m meant to be doing in this world.” Have you ever experienced that? It’s such a powerful feeling. … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Summer Road Trips

I love road trips. Especially ones that involve concerts. Last weekend, we went on a really fun road trip, to Massachusetts and New York City to see Dead & Company. “We,” pictured here, being me, my husband, my boyfriend, and … Continue reading

The Creative Power of the Sea

Going to the beach regularly makes me a better writer – a better person, even. After a visit to the ocean, I feel calmer (thank you, negative ions), more focused, and extra inspired. I’m blessed to live in a spot … Continue reading

Opening Pandora’s Treasure Box

It feels like writing about the Law of Attraction means opening up Pandora’s mythical box. On the one hand, there’s so much treasure in there, and it has helped me to vastly expand and improve my life. On the other … Continue reading

Your Mission, Should You Choose To Accept It…

In order to truly thrive as an artist, your quest is to playfully engage your Younger Self on a regular basis. But how do you accomplish that in the course of your very full daily life? This is something I’ve been … Continue reading

Play Is Productive – Younger Self and Creativity

There’s a concept that I often share with my one-on-one book midwife clients and during various workshops. It comes from one of my favorite authors of all time, Starhawk. She’s a Pagan activist, writer, and leader of the Reclaiming tradition. … Continue reading

Why You Deserve More Ease In Your Life

Have you been brainwashed to struggle through life? How to tell: you begin your day tired and feeling like you’re already behind, you complain more often than you express your gratitude, you finish the day lamenting all the tasks that … Continue reading