Meaningful Connection Downtown ♡

Morning light yesterday , everything glowing orange after the sunlight filtered through the smoke. I walked out of the subway station, coffee from David in hand, backpack on my shoulders, hair washed and body clean, ready to do good things with other people in my day. And I passed someone I’ve passed before, whose name I learned is Darryl. An…

Addition vs. Subtraction ✥

It’s easier to add something than to take something away. Often times when people are accepting less than they deserve, I’ve noticed they P U S H A W A Y words of wisdom or kindness that convey their worth and worthiness of something better. ~ They believe that the rest of the world “doesn’t see the full picture” – the…

Hypnosis for a young {and small} population ★

Sunning little beauties… I asked them if they would allow me to take their portrait and then I got these pretty smiles  With their parents nearby, they reset themselves into this big plastic chair overlooking the river on the outskirts of Whistler Village, and pleasantly obliged a photo. I sometimes work with children in session using imagery and neurolinguistic programming,…

Gaining Control ♙♛

What a loaded word “control” can be… Many people seek a sense of control but are not ready to own their experience. I’ve observed that this is the primary reason they do not wield the control they do have. This disconnect ALWAYS results in confusion, unfulfilled expectations, suffering, or all of the above. To understand that we DO have control…

Press: Young Professionals of Seattle Experience with Prism

“Natural, gentle, and quick…” are the words my client uses to describe the processes we used. I love educating. Especially when the subject is a user’s manual to a sports car that my client already owns! That’s just how I see my role. Putting others back into the drivers seat of their own reactions. It’s also so darn easy to…

Work-Life Balance (and Rhythm) ⍋↺

The air is cooler this week, and precipitation is falling in the pacific northwest!  The light is waning as summer ends; the equality of day and night will soon succumb to another autumn. I was in Florida last weekend on the Emerald Coast when I remembered the approaching equinox (this Friday, around 1pm in Seattle).  The unique pairing of tropical…