Creativity: It’s Not Optional

Creative people are among our most celebrated historical figures, yet most of us treat creativity as an entirely optional pastime, especially if we see ourselves as “not a creative person.”… Read More

How to Be Happy Like a Dog

I have a cousin who’s a brilliant dog trainer. Years ago he used to train dogs to sniff out drugs and weapons, and he’s shared stories of some of his… Read More

Change Your Mood with Citrus Oils

When I was learning acupuncture I heard about a phenomenon called “needle shock” (AKA “vasovagal response”) where someone suddenly feels lightheaded, nauseous, or passes out when a needle is stuck… Read More

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