This morning I drove my 7 year old daughter to school, and we had some extra time.
Instead of filling it with looking at my phone, or reading, or talking with her about anything serious – I asked her what she wanted to do.
She wanted to make goofy faces.
So after a few rounds of crazy goofy moments, we started playing with the radio, and wound up having and sharing HUGE belly laughs – and we both just let it all out.
Which wound up beingRead More
Picture the scene.
Lunch is finished. Toys scattered. Kids asleep.
The house is quiet....shhhhhh....
This was when I would get out my computer or journal and work on whatever idea was evolving at the time.
Sometimes I was freelancing. Then I wrote a book. Then I published a book. Then I started planning yoga classes to teach. Then I opened a yoga studio. Then another idea came - was tried on for size - and either set aside or taken on.
This ALL happened in very short bursts of time.
During nap time, school pick-ups and drop-offs, even while nursing a newborn.
Because when inspiration shows up - you have to be there to take the call.
You can't just completely ignore it.
And what I found was the more I picked up on whatever idea landed in my heart or in my head – the more they kept coming.
It was like I had a new best friend kept whispering in ear.
And sometimes the message wasn't meant for me. Sometimes I was too busy. But I always take time to answer the call. Even if I put it on hold or hang up completely.
So, what ideas have been calling you lately -- and are you listening?Read More
Everyone in our house LOVES movies. We each have our favorites, so we devised a family movie night every Thursday.
We finally found a way to make it fair for all of us.Read More