A User's Manual for Living Your Extraordinary Life
January 26, 2017
So, you know I’ve been working out this sorrow and I'm a singer. The two go really well together!
Catharsis songs are songs that help you release emotion. There’s a trick to singing catharsis songs...
January 20, 2017
When we last left our story, I’d just had a sorrow inducing event and was
choosing to experience the sorrow and anger rather than stuffing it.
I chose to move the feelings through me and not get stuck in “the story” of what happened.
Here’s a few tips for experiencing t...
January 12, 2017
Why start a blog about happiness with a post about sorrow?
Well, if I had started from happiness I probably would have never written a book about happiness. I’m also guessing that most people don’t google “happiness” when they are happy!
So, let’s start here, at “not qu...
November 1, 2015
We’ve all had those moments – utter despair, blinding rage, simmering anger.
It’s from that place that “happiness” is the most scary.
It’s scary because:
It’s almost inconceivable that we could be happy again
It’s such a huge shift that if feels uncomfortable to...
September 27, 2013
When we last left our story, I was packing up my home, renting it out and hitting the road. Holding fear, excitement, happiness, sorrow, love and the dog all with equal closeness.
I'm writing you now from atop a high rise condo on the Las Vegas Strip. My work has broug...
April 24, 2013
As I sit at my little bistro table on my patio is sunny, warm California I’m contemplating how to hang on to a bit of happiness in the face of life change stress.
I’m about to get up and continue the task of “what goes to Good Will and what moves with me”, sorting...
August 16, 2012
Yes, that’s right…it’s my first official bomb.
Recently i spoke at a conference. I finally spoke over 2 hours after they told me I would, the crowd had heard enough talking that night and wasn’t into it…so I cut my speech short
…so short I left out all the juicy, funny s...
December 16, 2008
I’m a rather calm, grounded, happy … even sparkly…. person.
So, when people find out about “my road”, they usually can’t believe it. Not in the “no, you’re lying way” but in the “you’ve got to be kidding, I would have never guessed way”.
So, they wanna know how I did i...
November 9, 2008
You know, some days it’s just weird having a blog and a book about happiness when…I’m not happy.
We’re working on a CD called Excavation in Urban Fiction; mining our old emotional baggage and finding that sorrow is an ironic muse. So, of course in “excavation” some of...
Doing Your Happy Dance
February 16, 2017
February 8, 2017
After Release – Then What?
February 3, 2017