Nowhere to go

    June 16, 2018

    A life you don’t need a vacation from. That is the ultimate goal, isn’t? By that, we mean a life so fun you don’t need to escape from. Which leaves me wonder: really, is there such a thing?

    You know me, type A all the way. I like to push, Saturn in Capricorn style. I thrive when I work hard, play harder. I don’t know half-measures. I give my best at everything I do, and if my best is not the best, I struggle. I’m in the love with that moment just right before bed, when I finally exhale, physically and mentally tired, but good tired. Like a kid who biked all day under the sun and deserve a good night of sleep.

    But I’m human. And like all of us, I get sometimes a bit  (okay, a lot) tired. The days get longer, I’m getting thinner, and there is little juice left in the tank. I need to recharge and refuel. So even though I love my life, I do need a vacation from it from time to time.

    Except there is no escape from that desire to strive. The reason why I feel so good on a daily basis is because all the things I’ve put in place in my very full life make me feel accomplish at the end of the day. Hustling is a form of leisure time.

    Then what is left to do on vacation? Every year I struggle. I dread time off. My body is begging me for rest, but my head can’t find peace without constant activity to quiet the banter of the mind who keeps asking if we are good enough yet. Therefore this year I’m turning to a third party, my heart, to guide me. Continue Reading

  • Adventures in your own backyard

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    Sometimes the best stories happen when you expect them the least. Sometimes the solution to that damn problem is hanging there just under your nose. Sometimes we are so used to the same patterns…

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  • House of mirrors

    House of mirrors

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  • Summer camp

    Summer camp

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    May 24, 2018
  • Un bonheur doux

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    Waking up in the sunlight with a soft smile on your face and a head full of gentle, delightful thoughts. No drama. Anxiety gone. Sunscreen that smells like ice cream. Oatmeal that tastes like…

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  • Ode to friendship

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    May 13, 2018
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    The idea is appealing, for sure. No uncertainty, to work to do to get to know each other, no time wasted. It’s right here, right now. Wouldn’t it be magical if you could meet…

    May 6, 2018
  • Fight club

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    A powerful yoga practice that brings you back into your body. Rocking that strategy at work, left of with a deep sense of satisfaction. Pressing up into handstand and feeling on top of the…

    April 28, 2018
  • Strong spine, open heart

    Love addict

    What a Mercury Retrograde. From what I’ve seen and heard, I feel that one was quite intense for most of us. As the Messenger of the Gods stationed direct on Sunday, I started the…

    April 20, 2018
  • All you got

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    “It’s not about what you have or what you do, it’s about who you be.” Unfortunately, I don’t remember much from my Landmark forum, but that sentence stuck and has been following me for…

    April 15, 2018