Why Forest Bathing

On a starry Saturday evening in August, sitting on the backyard deck with a close friend and my husband, as we enjoyed a hope-it-never-ends summer evening in Maine, we discussed new ideas and new learning that fascinate and awaken our curiosity and wonder. From archetypal astrology, interdependence and family relationships to permaculture and native species landscaping, we shared our thoughts …

Costa Rica’s tropical nature invites health and happiness

Costa Rica’s vibrant, tropical setting holds a palpable energy for growth.  The jungle thrives on the tropical climate and abundant sunshine and rainforest growth and diversity abound as well.  The energies for growth are not just for nature, but also for personal growth and awakening too.  And in 2008, Costa Rica was the hosting country for the Human Forum, “A Symphony of …

Context for what it means to be a Tech-Savvy Creative

Tech-Savvy Creative My dynamic tech-savvy creative approach: 1. Take on Mindfulness as a way of life.  Be present.  Focus.  Breathe. 2. Life is an adventure.  Enthusiasm and curiosity are doors to limitless possibilities. 3. Friendliness, clear communication, respect and empathic listening. 4. Tools are the means to harness and make visions and ideas reality.  Modern technology’s gift of information provides an ever expanding opportunity …

Natural Organization – Navigate Menus Intuitively

Website menus’ natural function is to organize. For someone who has a natural talent for organization herself, it’s important to reflect on and plan menus, as a means to guide the user experience. So the task at hand is addressing that this website is neither blog format, not static website. Therefore, addressing what is a hybrid experience of information through …

Firing of synapses

In the process of learning a new skill – at present for me that happens to be web development – creative ideas and possibilities burst into my mind in a flash ––  Create a link to such and such.  Write a page about this and that, which connects to the primary initiative for the site. Remember that inspiring passage from Stephenson’s book. …

Mindful and Dynamic Tech-savvy Creative

You might wonder what it means to be a mindful and dynamic tech-savvy creative.   Let’s keep it simple. 1. Take on Mindfulness as a way of life.  Be present.  Focus.  Breathe. 2. Life is an adventure.  Enthusiasm and curiosity are doors to limitless imaginable possibilities. 3. Tools are the means to harness and make visions and ideas reality.  Modern technology’s gift …