Ikigai: Finding the Jewel in the Lotus

When I learned about the concept of Ikigai, it made so much sense to me! I had been searching for my true purpose and resources I had relied on to help me get there — books, counselors, even well-meaning friends and family members — all seemed to focus on...
Shiso

Shiso

Holy Shiso! This little perrenial packs a spicy punch your mouth is gonna thank you for Ikigai: Finding the Jewel in the Lotus by admin | Oct 17, 2018 | Inspiration, News | 0 Comments When I learned about the concept of Ikigai, it made so much sense to me! I had been...
Persimmons

Persimmons

A few years ago, I was on a mission to find (and eat) a persimmon in the wild. I had never seen one before — or not that I had noticed. Then one day last fall I noticed an odd looking tree while I was out driving, doing errands. I passed a nearby park I had...

An Invitation from the Sun

I’m making a commitment this year to listen to my body better and also to try to develop a closer connection to the Earth as well. The First of May celebrates the Sun’s ascendance and instills a desire to welcome life, light and love now that...

Shifting Sands

My Social Media Coach was chosen by Green Heron Productions to create the website for their upcoming documentary, Shifting Sands.  The film will explore the unique partnerships and showing movement toward wide scale restoration and sustainability of the unique Great...

April 24 – Valparaiso Local Food Summit

Valparaiso Local Food Summit on Friday, April 24 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Valparaiso University Law School. Across the nation, local foods have emerged as a growing business sector. New jobs are being created in our local food system including producers,...

The Girl With Kaleidoscope Eyes

Are original ideas possible? Mark Twain thought not. In his autobiography he said, “There is no such thing as a new idea. It is impossible. We simply take a lot of old ideas and put them into a sort of mental kaleidoscope. We give them a turn and they make new and...

CoThrive Was Born Today

Visit CoThrive. Today I realized something important. I know what I want to be when I grow up! At 48, some would argue, I should be pretty much grown up by now, so maybe it’s about time… I am a — wait for it… Spiritual Economist, or at least a...

Remembering Home

[metaslider id=1299] I decided to document all the places I’ve lived over the years with photos. Why? I’m really not sure yet completely, but it has something to do with… Memory. We’ve been visiting a relative in a memory care facility and it...