2014: Lessons, Loves + The Moments that Moved Me


This year felt like a series of divine assignments, stacked neatly upon each other.

It was a year of mind-boggling highs.

High: A Party Girl’s Guide to Peace | Chatting to Tara Bliss


Today’s post is a special one because I’m celebrating a huge milestone in the life of one of my closest friends, Tara Bliss — the release of her debut book High: A Party Girl’s Guide to Peace.  

Over the past two years, I’ve been in what I consider a privileged position of watching along intently, with equal parts awe and excitement, as this beautiful woman has devoted herself to writing this book.

Well, hello there


It feels strange to kick this off with ‘Gosh, it’s so good to be back,’ because in many ways, I’ve spent more time online over the past few months than I ever have.

Here, though, not so much. And it DOES feel damn good to be back, sharing from this space.

Exploring Bali: Part Two


I walked into the hotel room, dropped my suitcase on the floor and proceeded to cry.

My husband looked at me, half-worried, half-confused, full of love:

Exploring Bali: Part One


From the moment you leave the airport and you’re hit – BAM! – with a rush of heat, Bali grips you.

It’s intoxicating. 

Are You Diminishing Your Joy?

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It was a pretty big life moment. My biggest business win to date. The ante: upped.

And yet, for a couple of spirit-grinding days in early February after launching Bright-Eyed & Blog-Hearted, instead of allowing myself to feel intoxicated by wonder and revelry and JOYFUL ELATION – I sprinted the other way.

How I Do It: An Interview with SARK

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Radiant. Uplifting. Completely, utterly creative.

That’s SARK (aka Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy) in a nutshell.