“Emergence” [Cambridge English Dictionary]: The process of coming into view or becoming exposed after being concealed. If you hang out with me for very long, you’ll hear me talk about “emergence” in terms of Nature, especially my favorite image of a plant breaking through the concrete with its clear yet inexplicable drive (and qi!) to […]
Your Power Presence
Your Power Presence is Key to Making a Lasting Impact Wtih Your Story
Several years ago, the word “Rockstar” popped into my mind to describe my speaker and storytelling programs. Yes, it was my vision that every one of my students would become stars in whatever they chose to accomplish through speaking. What I really meant, though, was the energetic experience of a concert. Imagine this: The music […]
What’s the Secret Behind “Good VIbes”?
A lot of us understand energy in terms of “get-up-and-go.” There are those who might remember talking about “good vibrations” in the 60s and 70s, and “vibe” is still a popular term with under-30s. Have you ever experienced this: Someone walks into the room and your immediate sense is to be drawn to them…OR someone […]
Thoughts for a Joy-fueled Life
I’d like to share with you some Joy-fueled thoughts that I believe are important to remember… We all know it’s a good idea to stay positive and keep energy flowing. Yet despite our best intentions, it’s not always so easy, right? Know that these are the very times to remember that you are, in essence, […]
On Love + A Praying Mantis
One day I was practicing a beloved qigong set called “The Eight Flowing Forms” on a mountaintop facing a beautiful vista. As I came to a close, I felt peaceful and fully in the moment, in flow with Nature and within myself. Just as I completed the set, a praying mantis landed on the center […]
Tell Your Story. Move Your Energy. Fuel Your Joy. Change the World.
Tell your story. Move your energy. Fuel your Joy. Change the world. This to me is what my work — and life, really — is all about. Do you sometimes feel like you don’t have a story to tell or to live by? That you’re stuck in stagnant energy? That joy feels elusive? That you […]