What are you putting up with?

What are you putting up with?

    What are you putting up with?  When I stop and consider all the things that keep me up at night, make me uptight and just drive me nuts I’m always astounded at how much of that stuff is just crap I let happen to me.  It’s usually junk I don’t have the nerve...
Restart: Respond, Regenerate, Reveal

Restart: Respond, Regenerate, Reveal

At what time in your recent past have you felt most passionate and alive? Are you doing what you believe in, or are you settling for what you are doing? What have you not done that you really want to do? what’s holding you back? Has your greatest fear ever come...
Control or out of control?

Control or out of control?

  When we think we have things in control we are pretty sure of our ideas, our opinions and ourselves. That’s until we feel out of control; then we lose sleep, we worry and we have anxiety. What do you do when you are unsure of yourself, what to do next, are confused,...
Wake up!

Wake up!

  I’ve spent a good part of my life feeling incomplete, not whole or unified. I’m talking about sensing a disjointed feeling within myself and a sense of separation from the world outside of me. I’m guessing this is a common theme.  It’s a huge part of our...
Pure Magic

Pure Magic

In a lot of ways surfing is the perfect metaphor for life. When I surf I am in a dance between going where the wave is heading and directing the board where I want to go.In life my particular circumstances are like the wave and how I choose to live my life is a lot...
Kamakura Days

Kamakura Days

My favorite spot in Tokyo isn’t even in Tokyo. Kamakura is by the ocean, about 90 minutes from Shinjuku. The most famous thing in Kamakura is the great Buddha. I love going to this place. I love sitting in the temple courtyard during various seasons, watching...