The Beautiful Not Yet

The Beautiful Not Yet

I am on a roll.I am doing the happy dance. I have been on a cleaning/decluttering frenzy.  It feels amazing. I can see my workspace.  I know where my important papers are. I get to look at the smiling faces of my kids on the desk because their photos aren’t...
Listen to Lisa on the DebCast

Listen to Lisa on the DebCast

Last Fall I had the chance to sit down with Deb Gonzales, author of  GIRLS WITH GUTS: BREAKING BARRIERS AND BASHING RECORDS.  Deb and I had a wide ranging conversation about body image, the mind-body connection, the transformational effect athletics has on girls and...
Tiny moments in a lineage of love

Tiny moments in a lineage of love

One of my favorite Valentines Day memories is walking into the kitchen when I was 10 years old to find a mug with a single flower popping out of the top wearing a hand written note that said  “I love you Lisa”.As a transplanted southerner to the west...
Time

Time

 It’s time to think of self-love as not an extra TO DO but the only one that matters.It’s time to stop listening to the narrative of busyness and instead rewrite the narrative.It’s time to find, bring back, unleash that inner 5 year old that looked...
Chaos, Kindness, Chaos, Kindness…

Chaos, Kindness, Chaos, Kindness…

Loved the quote I heard the other day: “chaos, kindness, chaos, kindness…” This is how we stay within ourselves when life has other plans. We fall into chaos and then, with kindness and compassion for self, find our center again. Sometimes the...
Alignment is an Action Word

Alignment is an Action Word

What comes to mind when you hear the word alignment?   Rigidity?  Straight-as-an-arrow?  Measured?  Rarity? (the stars and planets aligned)  Rightness? Judged? Plumb line? I’ve been thinking about the concept of alignment a lot lately, for two very...