The Joy and Stress of Writing and Change

The Joy and Stress of Writing and Change

A conversation with Diane Hatz and Wayne Jones   I was recently interviewed by Wayne Jones on his Writing and Editing podcast. Listen in to our discussion about the realities of being a writer and why I now think it’s important to keep one’s writing...
The Let Them Theory: Letting Go to Find Peace

The Let Them Theory: Letting Go to Find Peace

  The Let Them Theory is simple yet so profound. All it means is to let people be who they are. Let them have their own thoughts and opinions. Stop trying to control them. Let go, and let them be. Practicing it might be more difficult than we realize, at least at...
Becoming an Inner Activist

Becoming an Inner Activist

As the pandemic descended around us, I stopped running and took stock in my life and priorities. I also had the good fortune of having a long-term consulting gig at a movie company end at nearly the same time, so I was free to figure out my next life steps. I realized...
The Positive Force of Reconnection

The Positive Force of Reconnection

(Image by stock_colors from Getty Images Signature for Canva Pro)  I guess I can admit it now. I was broken and bitter when I left New York two and a half years ago. I’d been in the throes of menopause but didn’t know it for many years. Perimenopause, to...
The Dalai Lama Controversy

The Dalai Lama Controversy

(Photo by cristianl for Getty Images Signature in Canva Pro) The biggest influence in my life is His Holiness The XIV Dalai Lama. I first saw him at a teaching in Washington, DC, in 1998. I walked into the venue angry and closed off. I left transformed. I had such a...