Embody Yes: A Pay It Forward Fund

My coaching services are offered on a sliding scale. This sliding scale is a little different than most. Here’s the deal: Accessibility matters. Creating a false sense of authority and very real exclusivity through high price-points is not a business model I believe...

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Your work must be your resistance.

Your work is either tied to your resistance or it is perpetuating they systems we are fighting against. This merging of your work and your resistance isn’t just an abstract idea for selfies or hashtags or sales funnels. It’s a patient, unending commitment to going...

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The revolution must be embodied.

The revolution has begun. And the revolution must be embodied. And if at times if feels we’re just getting started, the truth is, we’ve been in this for a long time, and there’s a long way to go This means a few things. One: build your resources. Look to the people...

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Nothing is not political.

Nothing is apolitical. Nothing ever was. This means our work is political. There’s no escaping it. There’s no waiting to play the game, or choosing to sit this round out. The game is being played, and we’re all on the field. And that means no matter what we do, our...

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Embodied business strategies in frightening times.

Something I never wanted to happen has happened. And I don’t know how things are going to unfold in the next weeks and months and years as this unfolds. But here’s what I know: we need people to bring the real light and do the real work. In every aspect of our lives,...

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New-age baloney isn’t a business plan.

Money is a form of energy. Clear the blocks and the energy will flow. These refrains make up a significant portion of the new-age spiritual abundance consciousness world. To be abundant, think abundantly. It's just energy, so let the energy flow. But it's not that...

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10 things to do when everything is terrible.

Some days just suck.  And on those crummy, mistake-ridden, everything-goes-just-left-of-center sorts of days, it's good to have some things to lean on. Because in those moments of missed flights or dead phones or traffic jams or lost keys or any other of the myriads...

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Dear Inspirational Internet: Please Shut Up.

Sometimes dreams will just stay dreams.  Sometimes we will give it all we've got, and it still won't be enough. Sometimes all the vision boards and affirmations and positive thinking will pile into a weight so heavy it will feel impossible to move. Because sometimes...

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The Universe™ isn’t speaking to you.

At least, not in passive aggressive ways like sending you shitty job offers and flat tires and unexpected bouts with the flu. If you're offered some shit job that isn't a good fit and are tempted to think this is The Universe™ sending you a message to give up on your...

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Make shitty work.

Make shitty work.  Work that is trite, overplayed, poorly executed, ill-thought out, and generally piss poor. Write lackluster essays and saccharine songs. Take terrible photographs. Do a dance that is all fumbles and no grace. Make shitty work because "writers block"...

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What mindfulness isn’t.

Mindfulness is now the sort of buzzword we can't go 10 minutes without hearing. It's often attached to the myriad of physical and mental health benefits, including but not limited to losing weight, better sex, and making heaps and heaps of money. Fine. Awesome. True...

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