Don’t let the great be the enemy of the good

I have massive creativity anxiety. I love to create, but it also scares me, especially when it's something really close to my heart. Nevertheless, I've decided to stop letting that be an excuse for not creating. Don't let the great be an enemy of the good, so I've been told. I love photography and have been … Continue reading Don’t let the great be the enemy of the good

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How to recover from a concussion in 12 steps

Yesterday, this headline from CBC News in Calgary caught my attention: "Sports-related brain injuries among children on the rise." The article covers a report released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information about a large increase over the past 5 years in ER visits for concussions. (Visit the link above to view the interactive infographic displaying the number of ER visits per … Continue reading How to recover from a concussion in 12 steps

On Grief

Grief. You are a natural sister to pain and wisdom's well. You speak the truth that for wounds to surrender their power they must be felt. And fully. You are here while I now mourn my concussion: fullness of life lost and not yet fully regained; profound isolation; devastating loss of self; prolonged physical, emotional, … Continue reading On Grief

Fab Friday Recap: All about That Brain (and Batman)

Hello, friends! Welcome to another Fab Friday Recap, where I get to share some of the fascinating and worthwhile things I have read and seen online lately. Today's articles and thought-provoking tidbits are all about the brain. Helpful Are you running your brain ragged with overstimulation? Quite possibly. Our digital culture is not really created … Continue reading Fab Friday Recap: All about That Brain (and Batman)

Video: “Hear Blessings Dropping Their Blossoms,” Rumi + Utah Spring Flowers

Quite possibly I have been overgramming Utah's spring flowers, but I have never been so grateful for these transient beauties! There are far too many photos to share anywhere, but I created a video to remember this spring. It begins with a gorgeous quotation from Rumi that captures a key practice in the art of striving: … Continue reading Video: “Hear Blessings Dropping Their Blossoms,” Rumi + Utah Spring Flowers

Fab Friday Recap: Powerful girls, dancing toddlers, and faithful women

I consume a lot of online content throughout the week--articles, videos, tweets, adorable animal pictures. To share some of the inspiring, praiseworthy, helpful, smile worthy, thought-provoking things I read or saw this week, here's a Fab Friday Recap. Helpful Do you struggle with finding your personal calling or mission in life? I know I struggle mightily with … Continue reading Fab Friday Recap: Powerful girls, dancing toddlers, and faithful women