Before I left dear old New Zealand the other day, I met a dear friend for dinner. And we got to talking about just what is the point to all of this. Which is big stuff – and made for a cracking night! Now, I’ve got me some ideas on how to answer these questions. […]
Want To, Ah, Like Be My Friend?
I’d like to dedicate this post to the idea that we turf out our ‘Friends Rule Book.’ Goodbye rule book Goodbye expectations Hello kind and loving living!
A New Name For a Sort of New Blog
At last, after months of wracking my brains (see how I made that plural) I have a new name for my blog It’s also the name of my new program. (This blog used to be called ‘Art, Ideas & Inspiration, in case you’re completely confused as to what in the heck is going on’) Other […]
To ALL My Dear Readers …
Been Thinking Really Hard About My Mind …
Well, not too much just enough to write a little E-book, and draw cartoons like this one about learning and change and how your mind doesn’t like any of it even though it pretends it does which is why we stay stuck sometimes holding onto old unhelpful beliefs. From, 7 Secrets Your Mind Doesn’t Want […]
Thugs Against Drugs and other Celebratory Things
So yesterday there I am at the Santa Monica Urth Cafe sitting by the window munching my way through the finest Half-Sized Fruit Plate ever – oh good grief those mangoes – and working on my new up-and-coming course teaching people who ‘suck at meditation’ my simple easy technique for getting all the lovely calming […]
The Real 'Not Usually Spoken About' Deal on Forgiveness
Here’s how people usually teach forgiveness: They start by telling you to go get a piece of paper or an entire legal pad, depending on how pissed-off at everyone you are. Then they say, sit down and write why everyone you’re mad at was such an asshole how this makes you feel, why you now […]
You Should Like Totally Meet My Friend Bob and His Mental Health
Whenever I see this poem it reminds me of a funny friend of mine who one day when I was trying to sell my house and had this painting lying around advised me to get rid of my man hating poem. Which is the kind of thing that can happen when you only read the […]
On Being the Queen (or King) of Your World
There’s nothing like coming to a different country or doing some challenging thing like being by yourself for a long time without all your regular friends and dogs (Yes I still miss you) to dredge up some of the less pretty things you think about yourself, the things that can sometimes get obscured by your […]
Sneaky Lisa Writes a Sneaky Poem About Poetry
Well, maybe not too many I mean, what harm are they doing. But no doubt there are a lot. And now there is one more.