Single momma dating dilemma: Can you have passion and stability at the same time?

A friend of mine posted this quote on her Facebook page:Unless it's mad, passionate, extraordinary love, it's a waste of your time. There are too many mediocre things in life. Love shouldn't be one of them. (Quoted from Dreams for an Insomniac)I read that and started chuckling. On one hand, I thought F*CK, YES! ...more

The Art of Purposeful Instability

It is probably counter-intuitive for humans to choose instability.  Outside of the base jumping, or no rope mountain climber, Alex Honnold, and free falls from the edge of space, I think the majority of us want to be on stable ground.  That includes when we are crossing bridges. ...more

Emotions as Weather

Although most people in the country wouldn’t agree, we in Southern California have been having extreme weather conditions for us: rain and mudslides. You could almost say we’re so used to mild conditions that we become afraid of what others would call “real” weather—weather wimps....more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake” Thinking Way Outside of the Box 4-17-12

Making decisions today, and taking the right direction for personal finances and business budgets. There are plenty of opportunities for expansion with concentration on the work required to achieve the desired effect.Opposing Energies: indecision, anxiety, complacency, procrastinationPersonally, positive progression is coming with good news, or a report having direct effect on personal aspects.Organize your efforts to aggressively pursue your personal and business financial goals....more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake™” With Your Keen Intellect and Personal Mastery 2-8-12

Moderate your activity today, especially stress. So, take the time to reflect and settle your frazzled nerves with some needed rest.Opposing Energies: workaholic, exhaustion, anxietyEven if the day and evening is socially busy, groups are the vehicle to demonstrate your skills and dazzle others with your keen intellect and personal mastery, particularly in the business of promoting.Wide Awake Words™ for today: recuperation, harmony, protection...more

Your Daily Reading: “Living Wide Awake” With the Promise for the Future in Business and Personal Financial Gains 12/17/11

Rich rewards are the promise for the future in business and personal financial gains.Money matters are under a fortunate influence, leading to home, job or material benefits.Stick to your plans with taking a new direction, as success is around the bend.Being a self-starter, you may appear to some as self-centered in your brilliance.Relax, the ideas you have can, and will, make money, no concerns. Opposing Energies: disagreements, negativity, scarcity/poverty consciousness...more


I’ve noticed that relationships require a certain level of stability in order to last.  A relationship that is constantly changing, constantly adapting, constantly presenting new questions and new issues usually falls apart....more

Let's talk about your sole...

Yes that's right, the one that spends most of your life pressed to the ground or squeezed into some ridiculous (albeit gorgeous) shoe. The one you rarely think of (unless prompted by pain) yet spends most of its time carrying the weight of your life....more

Grounded and housed in the 'now'

Thought is malleable like clay. And while I'm not a potter of it, I'm a potter of thought-we each are. I've thought about this a lot lately. You can let stuff outside you shape your thinking or you can get in there and shape the clay of your thoughts.....Get in there. Shape the clay. Even if there's seeming raw, tender feelings of unknowns. Even if there's a lot of unclears, doubts, fears, and what ifs... ...more