June 8, 2021

The Hell that is Fearful-Avoidant Attachment (and How to Heal It)

Desperate to be loved, terrified to be seen.

November 29, 2018

Living on a Prayer

Surrender means accepting any outcome. With gratitude. I know this. I’m just not quite there yet…My resistance always coalesces into the same question: “Why does life have to be so painful?”.

November 22, 2018

Losing My Faith

When you have an experience in life that strips away everything you thought you knew, and everything you thought was real, that is when you find what is actually real and cannot be taken from you.

January 10, 2014

Let’s talk about privilege

I haven’t written in a few months because all of these ideas were sifting through my brain and reconfiguring it. I’ve been thinking

June 23, 2013

Honoring and Enjoying Our Differences vs “Resolving” Them

Can we really “resolve” our differences? And do we want to? One thing I learned in Matrix is to see differences as

May 30, 2013

Opening Your Heart in an Overwhelming World

Over the last year, I’ve experienced an overall opening and freeing of my heart. This has changed the quality of my life

March 22, 2013

Let’s be awkward together

One of my biggest struggles over my whole life has been around belonging, and worrying that I will be rejected for one

March 20, 2013

Let’s Talk About Sex (and Kink)

Touch. Sex. Ecstasy. Kink. Bondage. Sado-masochism. These are things we don’t talk about at workshops. Well, unless they are sex workshops. Why?

December 16, 2012

The Incomplete Apology

In NVC we talk about “Giraffe Apologies” – using NVC to express regret, name the needs not met, and re-connect. This post is the

December 11, 2012

Apology / Not Apology

In NVC we talk about “Giraffe Apologies” – using NVC to express regret, name the needs not met, and re-connect. This post is the

December 6, 2012

Money, Gifts, and Creating an Economy of Love

I’ve done the work of learning how to charge what you’re worth. I’ve studied pricing strategy. I’ve run a successful business that

December 1, 2012

Meditation: Embodying a Time You Felt Connected

I used this mindfulness induction in my NVC class this week. It goes with the lesson/exercise on Resourcing/Shifting States. Go ahead and

November 30, 2012

Exercise: Shifting Back Into Connected Consciousness After Disconnect

NVC is wonderful, but often people are too triggered or upset to use it. And there’s a reason for that: our brain.

November 21, 2012

Sensing the Energy of Interconnection

This post is a pointer to a lot of question marks. I experience the ability to sense the larger patterns in reality,

November 19, 2012

Distributing Shock

Shock is defined as experiencing something that overwhelms your ability to cope (from We Are All in Shock). It is more global

Breaking the Spell

“As all the tales teach us, It’s only once a spell has been broken that its influence is truly visible” – Jessica

Culture as an Anchor During Change

One of my teachers, Donna Roy, recently returned from South Korea and shared in the META newsletter about her experience returning after

November 16, 2012

Being a Spiritual Conduit

When you unconsciously channel spiritual energy.

November 15, 2012

When Culture Works

My experience in Matrix is that profound experiences can be named and recognized easily, as they happen. There is an attention and