Is joy a choice?

Is joy a choice?

A while back I enforced the “no screens, big or small, in the bedroom” rule. I dug out the alarm clock, that we usually keep in the spare room for guests, plugged it and low and behold…no more need for my cell phone to wake me up in the...
Learning to Surrender by falling on my face.

Learning to Surrender by falling on my face.

Excerpt from Numbing to Knowing (D. Thomson, unpublished) Learning to Surrender Where do I begin? Was I spinning when I put the wine in the freezer, just in case? I was spinning, absolutely spinning and only when I decided to make a chocolate pudding pie did I feel a...
10 Tips To Getting Un-Stuck!

10 Tips To Getting Un-Stuck!

This weekend I felt like I had a thousand things to do… More like 50 things really and might as well have been a thousand. I had scheduled some time Saturday morning to move the needle on some big projects and had the detailed list all set out. Now, I am a list...
I have a hard life…is that it then?

I have a hard life…is that it then?

Are you the kind of person who needs to wait until the last-minute to get shit done? Like me, have you decided you have a hard life and you need to feel almost twisted inside before you finally get to your to-do list? Looking back it seems like I write about things...