9 Feb, 2015

Tapping Into Your TRUEST Identity

(Photos taken at Storm King in the Hudson Valley, north of Manhattan.  This is one of my most favorite places on earth.) Today's post is one I can't wait to share with you. It applies to women, men, mothers, fathers, daughters, sons, single adults, professionals of any kind, designers, activists, feminists, political [...]

30 Jan, 2015

A Heart at Peace

By Danny Last week on the post One Key To Developing Compassion for the Offender, somebody had a great question/comment. You can read the full comment here, but it can be summed up as follows: "If we don't call people out on bad, rude, unkind behavior, then I feel like [...]

23 Jan, 2015

One Key To Developing Compassion for the Offender

From Danny How does one go about feeling compassion for someone who just offended, ignored, or betrayed them? The most difficult time to enter into a more loving state of being is in the moment of offense, and for that matter every moment thereafter. And yet, for healing to be [...]

22 Jan, 2015

Sexy Small Breasts Explained

(Editor's Note: Google apparently has difficulty telling the difference between content that is actually lewd, and content designed to have a helpful/healthy discussion on body image. Because of a warning we received for this post, we've gone through and edited a word repeatedly used that I'm sure you'll still recognize.) [...]

20 May, 2014

Is Social Media Infringing Upon Your Worth?

(by Danny) Recently a study was released that took a look at the effects of social media use and social media validation on an individual's self-worth and sense of purpose and meaning. The study consisted of two different parts and had as its participants a group of undergraduate university students. [...]

6 May, 2014

Walking Meditations and Practicing Gratitude

Pictures today come from our hike around Lake Cuicocha, which resides in a dormant caldera at the foot of the Cotacachi Volcano (By Danny) My mind is still wrapped up in the thoughts and ideas I've had as a result of reading Thich Nhat Hanh's book "True Love" which I [...]

29 Apr, 2014

What It’s Like Traveling With Danny

  I can't tell how blown away I am by the most LOVING, KIND women on earth who commented on my post on Cup of Jo yesterday. Seriously. There are so many good-hearted people out there and it's wonderful to be knit together through our lives and words. Thank you [...]

15 Apr, 2014

True Love

(by Danny) I've been reading a beautiful little book by Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh, called "True Love", because it was recommended to me by my 18 year old nephew.  He's been on a little journey of his own for the last few years and has been seeking healing and [...]

10 Mar, 2014

What I’ve Been Doing to Heal

Good morning! Writing today from Brooklyn. We've been camping out at our friends' home while they're out of town. We're so grateful to be here while we tie up a couple of loose ends before moving to Ecuador. Here's the continuation of my last post about those difficult moments I've [...]

7 Mar, 2014

Written Two Weeks After Our Failed IVF

These photos are from Vigelandsparken in Oslo, Norway. The park contains more than 200 of these sculptures! They depict the different stages and emotions in life. Their beauty left us smiling and spellbound. As you may remember, my last IVF was an extremely difficult experience as it just [...]