i hope you have the courage to just be you

12 Sep 2016 spirit + soul

For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. IRead More

weekends are made for finding your inner wild.

6 Nov 2015 spirit + soul

Happy weekend, friends! I’m finding myself totally torn about this weekend. On the one hand, I am so very excited about the next two days – I’m headed out of town for my second Life Coach training weekend! And, since I’ve been super motivated about making goals and plans and creations for the future, it feels really good to go and intensively learn + work on these things for an entire weekend. Plus, I get to be out in the countryside again.Read More

how an oak tree grows: a zen parable about awakening

4 Nov 2015 spirit + soul

hello, dear friends. it’s wednesday evening, and it’s already been pitch black dark for about 4 and a half hours. i’m snuggled under the blanket, curled up in the corner of the sofa. my love is putting a puzzle together on the floor, and we’re both trying to keep up with the current episode of “homeland” on our netflix screen. cozy, huh? we think so. hehe. anyway, i haven’t been blogging much this week. i’ve got lots on my mind.Read More

proof that henry david thoreau was right: how sweden inspires the imagination

21 May 2015 sweden

“this world is but a canvas to our imagination.” ~ henry david thoreau this morning i felt a little worried + stressed as i got on my bike to ride home after an appointment. however, i didn’t make the turn i needed to  in order to head home. instead, my bike, seemingly on its own, took me on a path by the river. before i knew it, i was headed out of town and into the countryside. ahhhh… the beautiful swedishRead More

three week limbo period: complete!

you’ll never guess what we are doing today… we’re moving! this week we finally found a place to live in uppsala, the new city that we have bene planning to call home. now, it’s a temporary home, just so you know. very, very temporary – as in, we only have it for 6 weeks. but, who the hell cares?! we have a place to move to + begin our new life filled with all of our new adventures. and weRead More



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