My month in the mountains: lessons on being human

I just returned from a month-long writing sabbatical in Brevard, NC, a journey I’ve made for the last three summers.  Although the month was more of a lesson in being with what is (what a roller coaster June was!), I am always grateful for the chance to recalibrate in this creative, vibrant, misty mountain town […]

Set a summer intention (+ 9 ways to say no)

What’s your intention for this summer? Do you plan to slow down and enjoy expanses of unscheduled time with your family? Is there a work or creative project you want to complete by early September? Do you desire to reconnect with those you love and start living more in the present? Maybe you’re exhausted and need to pull out […]