The Walls We Build

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Donald Trump is not the only one these days calling on us to “build a wall“ — he is merely reflecting a deep current in our culture. Every child learns the fable of The Three Little Pigs. “I’ll huff and I’ll puff … Continued

The Rhythm of Life

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Living in the city, with its artificial lights and creature comforts, it is easy to forget that we live in a world run by cycles (especially for men, who do not come with monthly reminders of a bodily rhythm). Attuning … Continued

Habits and the Realm of Choice

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Have you ever had a startling, uncomfortable realization of some thing you do that just doesn’t work for you?  We are all creatures of habit — but some habits come with an expiration date.  There you go.  Late, again.  Talking too … Continued

The Power of *Magic*!

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“What is Blues Dancing?” a friend asked.  Though I’ve been doing this dance for 10 years, it hit me for the first time last week, while teaching a Blues Dance Fundamentals class.  It’s Magic! When I watch Cirque du Soleil … Continued

You Are Here

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Wouldn’t it be funny if you took the wrong exit from the highway, and your GPS suddenly shouted at you:  “What the HECK are you doing?!  Go back NOW and try it again before it’s too late!”  Of course, that … Continued

Why I Am an Aliveness Coach

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One day, about 12 years ago, I woke up, looked at my girlfriend of 11 years, and suddenly, it was clear we had broken up long ago, but just hadn’t had the courage to admit it.  I was confused and … Continued