When Nice becomes a VICE!

I have a confession to make . . .   I have been TOO NICE.   That’s right.  I have been too nice, too accommodating, too friendly, too POSITIVE.  I have sometimes told people what they wanted to hear instead of what they needed to hear:   THE UNVARNISHED TRUTH!   It’s not like I lied […]

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Monday Message: Heading in the Right Direction

Here is the final post in the chakra series.  I hope you have enjoyed learning about this integral part of our energy system.  Please leave a comment if you feel called to do so. The crown chakra is the last of the major seven and is seated predictably at the crown of the head.  It […]

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Monday Message: The Eyes Have It

We are now at the penultimate chakra, the brow or third eye chakra, that, not surprisingly, can be found between the physical eyes on the brow bone. This chakra is indigo in color and governs issues of intuition, imagination, dreaming and wisdom. Opening and expanding the third eye is a pursuit that leads to greater […]

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Why Cleanliness is Next to Creativity (and 3 ways this can benefit you)

The best time to plan a book is while you’re doing the dishes. — Agatha Christie Many people might assume that doing mindless repetitive tasks frees up the consciousness to get into all sorts of imaginal realms.  This may be true, but it’s also the WATER.   Eureka!  — Archimedes Supposedly, Archimedes uttered this phrase […]

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Monday Message: Womb (Hara) Healing

Here’s the next installment in the chakra series taken from my Reiki4Writers blog. This time we check in with the sacral chakra. For women, this can be the chakra that hold the most power-filled for us. Even for men, this is the chakra of potency and, as many believe, the place where all our souls […]

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Monday Message: Sacred Space for Writers and Other Creative Humans

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Here’s another entry culled from my Reiki4Writers Blog.  After I gave my Writer’s Party last Friday, lots of folks wanted to know more about carving out a writing space for themselves.  Here’s the answer I gave. . .       Thanks to Phylameana’s post on About.com, I started thinking about Sacred Space and how […]

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Opportunity is knocking. Are you answering?

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One of my intentions in 2016 is to be more consistent with the messages I bring forward for you.  I love to visit Oracle card decks for their wisdom as they tend to be more straightforward than Tarot cards (or maybe its only me that gets carried away exploring symbolism) yet still speak to us […]

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The Wheel Keeps Spinnin’ Round and Round . . .

I don’t know about you, but I am sure glad to see 2015 go.  For so many it was a hard year, even if we were working toward our goals. Now 2016 is here, a year offering promise, a fresh start and the chance to reap all that was sown last year. But what do […]

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Monday Message: You already have all you need

Returning to the structure I started when I began this blog, I want to provide you, my dear readers, with a bit of guidance for the week each Monday.  I picked a card from my Doreen Virtue Goddess card deck and got Sedna, the Inuit Sea Goddess.  Sedna is often seen as a Crone goddess, even […]

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Monday Message: continuing to grow (hopefully not sideways)

I had been looking around for an aromatherapy certification class for quite a while.  My stumbling block to biting the bullet–I couldn’t find one that was hands on, in-person, rather than over the internet.  I am a big believer in internet education–otherwise I wouldn’t be offering my new creativity class online.  But there’s something to […]

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