Have you ever noticed how, after any number of years being together, we can say some pretty petty things to our intimate partners? Of course, intimate relationships mean that we’re going to be with that person through all kinds of moods – theirs and ours. So it’s not unusual, for instance, that my partner would … Read more
Sometimes the most powerful lessons are the ones we need a constant reminder of – the kind of timeless wisdom you can rely on over and over again no matter what stage you’re at. I went back to the archives and picked out one of my short but impactful favorites. I’m sharing it again because it … Read more
Kindness is such a powerful medicine isn’t it? When someone extends a kindness to me or an act of generosity it’s natural to take that special energy and pay it forward. In other words, kindness can beget kindness. That’s why I believe (you too?) that when we choose positivity it’s an energy that enhances everyone’s … Read more
When was the last time you had a heart-to-heart with someone about something meaningful to you? I don’t mean a one-sided conversation – but a heartfelt interaction with a person you value who was invested as much as you in the discussion. There might have been voice raising, tears, and emphatic gestures.
I’ve been teased that I’m a delicate “hot house flower” given my distaste for the brisk waters of the northern Atlantic – even here in one of the southern most climes of Europe – the sunny warm Algarve. At its warmest in southern Portugal, which is late summer and fall, the Atlantic water average soars … Read more
I often get letters from folks sharing their experiences and asking questions. This correspondence can offer spectacular insights and musings that answer questions that many others have on their mind. So I’m sharing this one with you today… “Hi Becca, I have a question. You, like many others, use the words ‘you have to do … Read more
There are people – generally wealthy, white and bored people – who frequent psychedelic retreats to entertain themselves by drawing others into, essentially, a game of seduction. What I’m about to tell you is the first time I’ve ever spoken publicly about this experience. It’s long but I want to share it with you as … Read more