Creative Living

See the Light in People

Over the years of getting to know the graduates of our life coach training program, I’ve found that everyone has a special gift (or several). One that’s especially beautiful to… Read More

Three Ways to Sweeten Your Life

Several years ago Briana and I wrote The Well Life, a book on how to achieve wellness and balance in all domains of life – physical, mental, spiritual, financial, career,… Read More

Holding Space for the Magic

The first handful of times I heard the term “holding space” I regarded it as New Age jargon and didn’t give it serious consideration. Once in my mid-20s I was… Read More

I Am (Still) Here For You

When Briana and I were creating the Dragontree Life Coach training program, we had lots and lots of meetings to discuss the curriculum. During one of those meetings I suddenly… Read More

Coaching Origin Sandwich

Several years ago, a growing number of people who had read my and Briana’s books or taken our courses began asking us to train them to coach others using the… Read More

You, Life, and the Big Stupid Head

Over the years of practicing medicine and teaching, I’ve been increasingly drawn to the word “expansion” as one of my primary goals for clients and students. When we suffer, we’re… Read More

How to Manage the Winter Blues

When I lived in Portland I’d chuckle at announcements for an annual cycling event called The Worst Day of the Year Ride, which is held sometime around February. There’s a… Read More