New Episode: Remember, You are Human

This is a transcript of an episode of the Simple Ways to Have a Good Life Podcast. You can listen to it here. I don’t remember where I read this, but I remember a story about Bill Clinton,. He talked about how, when he’s dealing with someone who is...
Your Complete Introduction to Meditation

Your Complete Introduction to Meditation

What is Meditation? This post is all about what meditation is. It may not seem like it should be complicated, but almost all the answers I see leave things feeling murky. Even after teaching meditation for the last ten years, I still have trouble formulating a...
When Being Nice Isn’t Nice

When Being Nice Isn’t Nice

When Being Nice Isn’t Nice Nice is an icky word (having been a counselor for close to a decade now, I’ve learned that “icky” is often the only appropriate word for things). Niceness, in general, can often be icky. We use nice to describe things...
Lessons from 2020

Lessons from 2020

Lessons from 2020 I don’t have a desire to do the whole end-of-the-year accomplishments thing in 2020. If you’ve followed the blog or podcast this year, or if you follow me on Instagram, you know that 2020 has not been as difficult for my family and me as it has...