Tales from Today: Black Magic Friday and the Four Letter Curse Word

We’ve all been there before. That moment when you head to the store to pick up something you need. Maybe it’s a few items – some food, a new pair of shoes, the latest gadget – whatever it is, you have your reasons it is an upcoming purchase. You are feeling particularly confident today because you know there is not only enough, but more than enough, dollars available to you […]

2016 Wall Calendar – When Earth and Skye Coalesce

A New Year is Here! And with it, I am excited to announce the release of my second annual nature art wall calendar – When Earth and Skye Coalesce. It is such a joy to see these calendars being used in the homes I visit and I would love to share the art with even more people! My dream is to remind us of the beauty in co-creating with nature, as a […]

Money Magic: How Living Creatively Has Transformed My Outlook on Life

{To download the PDF, click here} One of my guiding missions over the last few years is the transformation of my relationship to the tool of money. I believe the symbol of money resides very near the core of the crises of our time. Because it lives deep near the root, money simultaneously becomes an opportunity with great potential, in my mind, for unlocking the latent creativity within humanity and […]

Cultural Creatives and Creative Investment: A New Economic Model of Support

Why is creativity important in the face of today’s enormous social, ecological, and global crisis? What kind of opportunity is being born through such crises? Do solutions exist that have the potential to transform the planet and create the more beautiful world we dream of? We live in a world where the monetization of life has reached its extreme; a world where nearly all of the relationships that once existed […]

The Art of Feedback: Deconstructing Truth Through Humility

When I think back on my life I observe many moments in which I react to words spoken and written to me from others. Often, these reactionary instances arise when the other person is expressing a truth to me that I do not want to hear. I get defensive. I get angry. I take it personally. Sometimes these truths are simply fears that I myself am thinking, and yet do […]

Nature Art Trash Transformation Q&A

Since posting my next mission to travel into Baja, Mexico and collect garbage along the highway with the intention of transforming it into nature art, I have received a ton of wonderful feedback. I am excited to hear from all of the people who are in support of the clean-up. Part of my life journey is to find forms of service that balance my desire to do something that I […]

Money Is. A Dive Into the Magic of Symbol

Money is… How many different ways can you finish that statement? What is money to you? We all have a different way to answer such a question, and this is why I find money to be such a fascinating topic of discussion. Every individual has a unique relationship to the symbol of money – formed and transformed throughout our lives – and this is why a conversation about money becomes […]

Freeing Creativity: Supporting a World of What We Love

Think back to when you were a young child. What did you want to be when you grew up? After having lived twenty-eight years I find it to be a funny question. Why would I want to settle on one thing when there is so much to choose from? At its core though, such a question can contain a powerful clue for the you, now. What form of creativity is […]

The Circle of Gratitude: Part Six – Growing Community

This is the sixth Part of The Circle of Gratitude Story series. Be sure to check out the Whole overview and introduction here. Full archives at the bottom of the post.   The Circle of Gratitude is a platform for people to create gift relationships within a community of individuals desiring to support each other.   The Circle of Gratitude is a dream that has been evolving over the last […]

The Circle of Gratitude: Part Five – Watering Gift Relationships

  This is the fifth Part of The Circle of Gratitude Story series. Be sure to check out the Whole overview and introduction here. Full archives at the bottom of the post.   The Circle of Gratitude is a platform for people to create gift relationships within a community of individuals desiring to support each other.   The Circle of Gratitude is a dream that has been evolving over the […]