Train Your Brave

In your life, are you more driven by what inspires you or what scares you? Last week as I was navigating some deep-seated not-enough stories and wrestling with the fear…

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Burn Your Boats

Despite our best laid plans and intentions, sometimes things just don’t go our way. It’s the reason we have backup plans and Plan B’s. It’s why we’re researching our next…

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Are You “Too Busy”?

  I teach somewhere in the ballpark of 15 classes a week (if I’m helping with class coverage that number is easily closer to 20), in addition to writing and…

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Kick Self-Sabotage to the Curb

  The other day I was talking to my dear friend, Kevin Michael about his dreams and aspirations.   “You know,” he said, taking a long, dramatic pause, “this,” and…

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Are You Stuck in the Middle?

  It’s no accident that Dante began The Inferno, his allegorical journey through Hell, “Midway upon the journey of life / I found myself within a forest dark”.   In…

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Confront Your Duck

    We all complain.   Your puppy pees on the carpet for the umpteenth time. Your favorite series airs its final episode. Your laptop crashes and the repair technician…

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