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dreams

  • life coaching

    Why (my) Fridays are the sh*t

    Happy weekend, y’all. Its Friday and I am home. All. Day. Long. I’m gonna be home every Friday from now on. And that means that now my Fridays are the shit. Here’s why. This past…

    13 Jan 2017
  • be

    how i discovered i was in real deep…

    lately i’ve had a few days where i look in the mirror and think to myself as i twist + turn to catch a glimpse of all of my sides, “yep. i feel pretty…

    20 Aug 2015
  • be

    when you are in need of a hero

    you know, there are days when we feel strong and courageous, like we can take on the whole world. and there are days when we feel practically helpless, exhausted, and disheartened. i, for one, am feeling…

    28 May 2015
  • be

    the lesson of the arrow

    if i am honest with you, then lately i feel as if i have been completely unfocused. and, by lately, i mean about a year and a half. yes, i have been doing things…

    25 Apr 2015
  • culture life

    when life is like the movies

    there is a scene in one of my favorite movies, ‘you”ve got mail’, that, when i see it, i think to myself, “i want that to be part of my life”. i’ve looked all over the…

    29 Jan 2015
  • be

    i’m a pro at building castles in the air

    oh these dark days of advent… they’ve got me all messed up in my head. i am someone who is always positive and i have a pretty good level of self confidence. but, recently, i…

    4 Dec 2014
  • be

    writing my memoir: researching myself

    i’m doing it. i am making it happen. that book of mine… preparations are underway. i’m all alone this evening, so i am making the most of my time. and i am loving every…

    18 Nov 2014
  • be

    quotes to pack in your bag

    remember my mediation monday post earlier this week? and how i told you that for this week, i’d be focusing on the native american idea of a vision quest? well, it turns out that…

    8 Nov 2014
  • be life

    40 years to bliss: 24 september 2014

    it’s time to celebrate a new milestone! today i turn 40! but, first, let’s flashback 20 years to when i was 20. i was in college/university studying to be a teacher. i had to…

    24 Sep 2014
  • photography

    the magic of a camp wedding

    well, friends, i did it. i had my first real ( = paid!) photography gig today. and it was totally amazing. i spent my day shooting the wedding of a former co-worker, who hired…

    21 Sep 2014
  • be

    how do you want to live?

    are you willing to risk it all to live the life that you feel called to live? the road is ahead of you… it’s just to start walking. dream big. i believe in you.…

    26 Aug 2014
  • photography

    here we go!

    well, friends. i’ve been working on something in the background for a few weeks. do you remember how i was a photographer for my sister-in-law’s wedding when i was in sweden in july? and do…

    25 Aug 2014
  • nyc travel

    nyc: (day 4)

    “as my writing ambitions grew so did my fantasies of living in the city, in a lovely apartment with brick walls, lined with books. i’d spend my days in cafes and coffee shops, with…

    4 Jun 2014
  • culture lbgtqai+

    lina’s life anniversary ♥

    i remember exactly what happened one year ago. in fact i wrote down every single moment in my journal. it was the day that my love decided to take her life back by admitting herself…

    12 Apr 2014
  • sacred space

    a wanderlust-filled home

    in my dreams, my love and i travel all the time. we take off, with our computers in tow, for parts unknown. exploring the whole world, country after country. spending enough time in each…

    20 Feb 2014
  • be

    wednesday wisdom: rules of living #1

    for the next 18 weeks (that’s from now until the middle of june!), i will be using the 18 rules of living by the dalai lama as my guide for the wisdom in these…

    12 Feb 2014
  • be

    fika dreams do come true.

    you know, 2013 was a year of making dreams come true. but, more of that later when i do a few posts on looking back through the year. one of the dreams, though, is…

    18 Dec 2013
  • be

    wednesday wisdom. everyone has a story.

    let me tell you where you can find some wise little people and a ton of inspiration… in an elementary school. oh man, what an amazing experience i had yesterday. my good friend, jessica,…

    4 Dec 2013
  • be

    the single most important thing.

    “the most important thing is to find out what the most important thing is” wrote shunryu suzuki in his book zen mind, beginner’s mind. that’s your assignment for the next three weeks. do whatever…

    23 Sep 2013
  • asheville life

    the day i decided to just go for it.

    it’s my brother’s fault. he got all inspiring on me last week and mentioned why didn’t i just look for a space on craigslist? he knew that there were places available for pretty cheap,…

    16 Sep 2013
  • be

    thoughts at midnight.

    so, what’s your excuse? you got a dream? a wish? a journey? an adventure? a calling? then get moving, my friend. believe in yourself and believe that you deserve all good things to come…

    6 Aug 2013
  • be

    coming out… of hibernation.

    it has taken me 4 or 5 off and on hours to write this. and i’m all over the place. i apologize now for what follows… sorry. the sun is shining outside and it’s…

    2 May 2013
  • be meditation

    acceptance and yoga.

    i think i used to be someone who always seemed happy, who always was happy, because i ignored my feelings for the most part. i worked instead. i read instead. i retreated into books…

    27 Apr 2013
  • in the wild

    celebrating renewal!

    “the secret to living the life of your dreams is to start living the life of your dreams today, in every little way you possible can.” ~ mike dooley “i have always been delighted…

    31 Mar 2013
  • be

    my wish for you.

    it’s all up to you. and i wish the very best for you… a life full of dreams and moments that take your breath away. make it happen! peace always, liz…

    24 Mar 2013
  • photography

    april is for living!

    hey lovelies! well, it’s only a week and some days before we rip down another page on our calendars and begin a new month. crazy, huh? i was thinking… since it was so much…

    21 Mar 2013
  • the sacred everyday

    my monday mind dump.

    mondays are my day off. they are the days that i try to do the things that come from my soul. i can write some on mondays. i can veg out some on mondays,…

    18 Mar 2013
  • culture

    her words.

    she may just be the most amazing person i have ever met. no. not may. she is. last summer my love was in the hospital for just a few days shy of three months.…

    7 Mar 2013
  • asheville travel

    big big big news. i mean b. i. g.

    i don’t know how to begin this blog. i’ve got news. BIG NEWS. HUGE NEWS. my heart is fluttering in my chest as these words appear on my screen. my breath is shallow. my…

    10 Feb 2013
  • life

    pinch me. i’m an ex-pat.

    some days i’m just overwhelmed by the life that i lead. i had dreams, and i chased them, and i guess that’s how i ended up here. but, you know, it didn’t happen overnight.…

    29 Jan 2013
  • culture

    i just can’t stop.

    it’s gonna be a big year. exciting. potentially dream-making. i have no idea how, i just know it. if you don’t understand what i’m saying. it’s ok. neither do i. it’s just a feeling…

    4 Jan 2013
  • be

    you already know.

    at the center of your being, you have the answer. you know who you are and you know what you want. ~ lao tzu somewhere deep inside we all know. we all feel it.…

    20 Nov 2012
  • culture

    don’t let them slip away.

    i love dreamcatchers. i don’t have one, but as soon as i am back in north carolina, i’m headed to the native american indian reservation about 30 minutes from my parents’ home and get…

    4 Nov 2012