ADHD · adulthood · anxiety · depression · Life skills · loneliness · stress · Uncategorized

Centering: Capturing the Calming Respite

One of my jobs as a coach is to help you discover ways to recuperate, allowing time to nurture both yourself and others appropriately so you both can thrive. Too much self-nurture, too much serving without self-care, and we’re out of the unique balance we each need in order to live fully, healthy in spirit,… Continue reading Centering: Capturing the Calming Respite

compost · dark · depression · garden · loneliness · winter

The Dirty Business of Growth

I was recently commissioned to do calligraphy for the cover of a book in which the name "Adam" is a key focus. Meaning "Red Clay Man" or "Red Soil Man," the name "Adam" is a rich word picture for each of us as humans. It can serve an impetus for introspection as fellow members of… Continue reading The Dirty Business of Growth

depression · life coach · loneliness

Bruised From Fighting Life? Align Yourself With the River

I've been AWOL. Not just from blogging but from parts of my life. It’s been a very difficult few weeks, depression trying to settle into my soul, my house, my heart, my brain. My eyes are weary from trying not to squeeze shut to hold back hot tidal waves of tears, but to be presentable.… Continue reading Bruised From Fighting Life? Align Yourself With the River


Waiting for Sunshine

It’s no wonder so many wonderful people in my circle or friends and acquaintances are feeling a bit blue- or worse. The hue of their visualized emotion roughly matches that of the wet world around us. Rain. It has been raining for a seeming record number of days here in Nashvegas, dimming the fluorescent lights… Continue reading Waiting for Sunshine


A Beautiful Life

Hosting the Nashville Non-Fiction Writer's Meetup in my home last night reminded me of the many writing prompts I've tucked into steno books, sticky notes, journals, laptop, my memory. So many stories and reveries, a life full of joy, a life full of pain, an overload of experiences, and, at times, deafening quiet and profound… Continue reading A Beautiful Life