The Key Question From Paris: Who Is Going To Pay To Save The Planet -Fast Company

Finance is a cornerstone issue of the climate talks as countries wrangle over the money needed to cut pollution while also protecting the vulnerable. Some of the world’s countries (the U.S., Europe, and so forth) have been developing using pollution-generating energy for centuries, while others are suffering the consequences without reaping the benefits of that development….

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How to Tell the Story of Our Time

There are stories made for these times, their design woven from an architecture designed to hold and educate us about how to be here now.   Many of these old stories go the same way: a mysterious person arrives from an unknown place. This unknown person weaves a story, and casts a spell, that leads…

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How to Love with an Undefended Heart

A recipe for how to love with an undefended heart. 3 cups courage Then place those cups aside. Because by the time your heart puts down the armor to love with an undefended heart, courage is no longer part of the equation.   The undefended heart knows that a heart broken open is a beautiful…

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First Responder Grievers

I’m seeing a lot of you quietly speaking behind the scenes, behind the edges of this pixilated public space. And I feel called to honor your unique role in the great unfolding of our new story.

Because: First Responder Grievers, you are needed, and you will be leading a path that only the brave will be able to follow.

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Stories & Songs to Soothe the Soul

BLESSINGS & CURSES: This story by Joel Ben Izzy was made for the times we are living in and invites us to wait before we determine what is a blessing and what is a curse.  Watch Joel Ben Izzy COVID-19: The Musical! A beautiful and hilarious song that is sweet like honey by the amazing…

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How to Prepare for Personal Retreat

I’ve spent the majority of the past several years living in self-imposed solitary confinement while writing a book. Here are a few things I learned along the way about how to prepare for a productive creative retreat. And since we are in the game of reframing, here we go….

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Love Stories & Love Medicine

For simplicity, let’s just say Valentine’s Day is an opportunity– like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day– to explore our relationship to Love itself. We can hop the fence of a consumerism-based holiday that feeds the craze of not having the fantasy, and step into a love story filled with people in all categories of life that allow the channel of Love to live through them. 

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Love Drops, Prescription Stories, & the Ineffable Fabric of the Weird

“When the world gets weird, get weirder.” The motto arrived as I was purchasing a unicorn headband to wear on a visit to my ailing grandmother who has Alzheimer’s. These visits are filled with grief, and bring on all kinds of sensations of feeling powerless in the face of someone you love. And sometimes: you…

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A Letter To A Young Creative

A Letter To A Young Creative  AKA A Love Letter to The Young Woman Who Was Told She Shouldn’t I was 18.Still new to the world. My parents had encouraged me to follow the pulse of life as it ran through me… So I was in NYC — Studying acting at one of the most competitive schools in…

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Radical Storytelling For Radical Times

Radical= [latin] Forming the root. 2014 could have been declared as the year of the story. It was the tipping point in our understanding of the power of story in pop culture, as the advertising, entrepreneurship and leadership industries discovered there was a super highway straight into people’s hearts and souls…by getting to people through…

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