What Comedy Taught Me About Alignment

I am a HUGE goof – I love to laugh, play pranks, play games, ask silly questions, and overall just enjoy the child-like awe and wonder of being alive. My sense of humour might not suit everyone, but it sure keeps me and my inner child enormously entertained. Lately, though, I haven’t been feeling in alignment with that joy, not in the way that I truly want to. I’ve felt a bit like I was going through the motions of living, enjoying snippets here and there, but not feeling altogether satisfied with the big picture. I came to discover that a huge part of this was related to the fact that I wasn’t honouring the goofy side of me in everything I do, including my Continue reading What Comedy Taught Me About Alignment

The Legacy of a Facebook Movie

Recently Facebook celebrated their 10th Birthday, and as a gift to all of its users, created a personal movie using photos and status updates from the past decade. Many of my friends seemed uncertain about theirs, and when I saw my own, I knew what they meant. I felt a deep sadness. The funny thing is, I really enjoyed watching those of my friends and family, and it seems mine was the same for them. It took me a few weeks and some deep diving into my shadows to understand where the sadness came from. February was a difficult month, part of which for me was a health scare which had me contemplating my own mortality. It’s the same month my Dad died, 33 years Continue reading The Legacy of a Facebook Movie