the revolutionary gardener.

March 25, 2013 | filed under great ideas, health, inspiring, monday motivation, plain cool, spotlight | 1 Comment 

Immediately upon viewing this, it was clear this would be one of my favorite TED Talks because it’s one of my favorite ideas: grow your own food!

“Growing your own food is like printing your own money.”
– Ron Finley

Mr. Finley is an urban gardener. A renegade gardener with a message we all need to hear. Our food system is a disaster and intricately tied to the medical system. Food can be medicine or poison. Your diet determines whether health or disease awaits you. One of the best way to choose health is to grow your own food.

The right to grow movement requires and deserves our attention and energy. One of my most sincere beliefs is that we will return to being stewards of the land, by choice or necessity. The earlier you choose, the better off you’ll be.



the power of vulnerability.

March 11, 2011 | filed under #notetoself, inspiring, plain cool, watch this | 3 Comments 

Brene Brown discusses the power of vulnerability, an unexpected research topic that came from her studying human connections. She touches on shame, courage, compassion, connection, authenticity and vulnerability. It’s definitely reaffirming my decision to do shadow work. I hope you find value in it.

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dreams + friends = success? well…

November 1, 2010 | filed under consider this, moment of truth, monday motivation | Leave a Comment 

It’s important to have aspirations in life. Goals that stretch you to do more, be more, have more provide you with both challenges and opportunities. The challenges make you stronger and smarter and amongst the many opportunities that pop up, most important are the opportunities to manifest your dreams and to discover more about yourself in the process.

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Goodness in the blogosphere…

September 10, 2009 | filed under goodness in the blogosphere, inspiring, random, read this | Leave a Comment