Fear and Depression Spiral… I Can Keep Getting Better Anyway

I found a wonderful quote today on my Momentum Chrome add-on… “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.” ~ Thomas Edison Ah, thank you universe. As is so often the case, the right message arrives when the student is ready. The past few days have been a powerful reminder about commitment, willingness, … Read more

Barefoot Compromise

I admit that I’m prone to obsessions. There’s the time I discovered that my garden could grow beautiful radicchio and every salad at every meal and potluck had prominent red and white chunks throughout. Then I learned how to make hummus. Garbanzos, fava beans, black beans, flavored, plain.  Lots of hummus. Then it was sprouts. … Read more

Running again

So, the first key is to start slowly, incrementally and avoid over-exuberance, avoid being driven by your ego. Think orchard growing, not fast food.  Think lifetime of development and growth. Think joy. ~ Barefoot Ted It’s been well over 45 years since I first tried cross-country running in high school. It was an inglorious experiment … Read more