The Pleasure Principle: How Balancing Your 5 Pleasure Centers Will Light Up Your Life

Hello Amazing Soul! I hope you’re having a wonderful day. One of my greatest joys in life is gazing in wonder at people close to me when they’re doing something that lights her/him up! My wife, Lisa, beams when she’s hosting, cooking, or after a good run or ride.  While, Lara, my daughter, glows when she’s acting, showing … Continue reading The Pleasure Principle: How Balancing Your 5 Pleasure Centers Will Light Up Your Life

You are Enough and Can Do Hard Things: How to Defeat the Resistance to Our Resolutions, Dreams, and Growth

Have you ever set a resolution, planned something wonderful, or decided to make a change for the better … only to be quickly doubted by inner/outer critics, have all sorts of distractions arise, be shamed at the first misstep, and/or be questioned for even trying?  I wrote a book and am ready to look for … Continue reading You are Enough and Can Do Hard Things: How to Defeat the Resistance to Our Resolutions, Dreams, and Growth

Rest is Divine, Busyness is NOT

I was listening to a podcast the other day, wherein A.J. Swoboda was talking about his new book, “Subversive Sabbath”. Isn’t that a great title? While I’ve long been a proponent of intentionally cultivating a rhythm of life, which regularly includes rest, play, worship, and celebration, something A.J. observed seemed SUPER profound to me: In … Continue reading Rest is Divine, Busyness is NOT

Meditation on Living Playfully, It’ll Revolutionize Your Life

What comes to mind when you hear the word "play" or think of "playing"?  It's pretty normal to think it's something only kids do, it's slacking, it's a distraction, it's unproductive, it's immature, or it's a waste of time, as this is what society teaches us.  Do you want to hear a secret?  That's a … Continue reading Meditation on Living Playfully, It’ll Revolutionize Your Life