I was asked an interesting question last week.

If you could tell everyone in the world one thing, what would you want them to know?

This thought immediately came to my mind:

You’re OK.

Really, I want you to know that you’re all right, just as you are.

I wish you could…

What happens to you when you talk with someone who has different beliefs than you?

I mean, diametrically opposed beliefs on topics that feel extremely important to you, like concerning your health, safety, finances, or civil liberties?

Do you use any of these approaches in your interaction with this other-belief…

Art or Commerce

I am supplied with great ideas from Seth Godin’s book The Practice and Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Big Magic.

The message is loud and clear, but also unusual. Just show up and be creative. No attachment to the outcome, the results, or what money that creation will bring…

“Sorry for your loss … Move on” — The IT Crowd

It’s been a year of letting go.

First, my long time companion kitty Merla died. That was big. It was time for her to go, time to let go of the body that wasn’t serving her anymore. She was…

To Succeed Or Not To Succeed?

What do you do when you feel so stopped in your tracks that you can’t go on, you can’t succeed?

Body-trembling, panic-frozen fear is what I face when I rock climb. I suspect it’s an amplified reflection of what I’m doing to myself at a subconscious level in my daily…

I’ve been a tomboy for most of my life, so it feels a bit strange to focus on beauty. I’ve always leaned towards practical more than fashion.

In third grade I switched from skirts to pants so that I could play on the monkey bars without my underwear showing. In…

Melissa Cantrelle

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