Rocky Mountain hike wind whips snow ‘cross lake and trail Karma Dakini Diamond dust-filled air flakes of frost in morning rays Lakshmi resides here. May you immerse yourself in the beauty of the season: whether in a mountain range or a single tree, a frozen lake or a snowflake, a vast sky or a grain … Continue reading Happy holidays!
“Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much” Helen Keller 3 weeks ago I received an email that still has me smiling. I share this with all of you. Thank you for your support over the years. An Accidental Awakening was 10 years in the writing and publishing. It was my … Continue reading Celebrating with you all
In meditation on my front step the other morning, I came to the intersection between Deepak Chopra, Fernando Davalos and Martha Beck. Deepak has written about synchronicity: that once you find yourself in the flow of life, living on purpose, synchronicities abound. I wrote a whole chapter on Fernando Davalos in my book, Awakening on … Continue reading Deepak Chopra, Fernando Davalos and Martha Beck: finding your purpose
"Awakening on Purpose follows Stephanie to the mountains of California, the red rocks of Sedona, the beaches of Maui, and even a surprise nudist retreat with her mother. And, like an Accidental Awakening, she shares all the wisdom, warmth and humour earned along the way."From the back cover I chose to release book 2 in … Continue reading What is calling you?
“All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust.”J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan It's easy to overthink every detail, to over-plan and over-prepare. But sometimes, you just have to trust in the intelligence of life. When I used 99 Designs to explore the book cover design for An Accidental Awakening: It's not about … Continue reading A leap of faith
De-cluttering. I love it. It makes me infinitely happy to create space in my life. That space doesn't always remain, but it's still nice when it emerges. Over a year ago, I participated in a course by Joshua Becker: Becoming Minimalist. It's always fun to jump in on the energy of a group exercise. The … Continue reading Un-busy your Business
"What I do for one, I do for the other." In An Accidental Awakening, I share the affirmation that peaked my interest during our root chakra inquiries that year. This was a new concept to me at the time: that I was an extension of the earth and what I did for her, I also … Continue reading Healing the Soul of the World
I now know how she did it. My mom. I now know how she managed to raise us kids and create a life for herself while also supporting her marriage. She didn't do it all at once. Or all the time. I know this because I've now walked a mile in her shoes. Well, the … Continue reading 4 Tips to Navigate Motherhood
I sat on my front step in morning meditation, a practice I'd observed for nearly 10 years. "I am joy." I ran the affirmation through my brain as a mantra. My shoulders shirked it off. Nope. Not joy. I had no idea what joy felt like. I certainly couldn't conjure it. Happiness I knew, but … Continue reading A Vessel for Joy