What healed you this year? Was it sudden, or a drip-by-drip evolution? How would you like to be healed in 2011?

I don’t exactly love the word healing, but the things that helped me this year are the same things that have always helped me: practice, compassion, connection, my beloved teachers, my amazing peers and friends [...]

Five minutes of memories

Imagine you will completely lose your memory of 2010 in five minutes. Set an alarm for five minutes and capture the things you most want to remember about 2010.

Knowing that things were finally over in my relationship, for real, for good, and the onrush of creative energy that came in the midst of the grief

Asking [...]


The prompt for today is about where we found community in the past year and where we’d like to find it in the coming year.

I have a mixed relationship with the word community.

I believe in it, truly, madly, deeply. I believe that living in connection with other people will do a lot to [...]


Today’s Reverb10 prompt is about how we create wonder in our lives.

I can think of three big ways that I cultivated wonder in the past year.

The first is cultivating curiousity. Curiousity is one of the best allies in dealing with stuff (where by stuff I mean emotional difficulties of all kinds) because it is [...]