010: Ask your inner wise person, Ellen Katz

“So I learned how to love me better. And that’s the way out of hell. How do I love me better? Not through words, not through platitudes, but through action.” ~Ellen “Radha” Katz  In this episode, I talk with psychotherapist and kirtan musician Ellen Katz about: the roots of impostor syndrome, how we connect with our “inner wise person”, the importance Read more & listen →

009: Travel, Service, Gratitude

“Even with limited resources, we really are in a position where we have the power to make positive change in the world around us.” ~Andrea Klunder, regarding a service project in El Salvador Post-Thanksgiving, are you still flexing that “gratitude muscle” or are you all thankful-ed out? This episode is inspired by my conversation with Kathryn Pisco of Unearth the World in Read more & listen →

007: Money

“The purpose of being in business for myself is not just to make money, but to be a conduit through which money can be channeled as the energy needed to create beautiful things, to facilitate art, and to champion innovate expression and exploration that expands our collective consciousness.” ~A message from the universe for Andrea Klunder It turns out money Read more & listen →

006: Be a Soul Innovator, Alee Reina Hoffman

“You either get to do what you want OR you get to have money… that doesn’t have to be true.” ~Alee Reina Hoffman In this episode, Alee and I have a sometimes deep sometimes silly conversation about healing, the soul’s mission, money, entrepreneurship, authenticity and doing the work we were meant to do. She shares an energy healing session for all of Read more & listen →

Summer Solstice, Unexpected Beginnings

Wow! This week. New moon Tuesday and Summer Solstice on Sunday.  New moon = new beginnings, an opportunity for reflection, time to connect with your true purpose, ideal for planting the seeds of intention for what you want to manifest Summer Solstice = the longest day of the year, the most sunlight, a turning of the seasons, the end of Read more & listen →

How to get back on the wagon

Despite our best creative and entrepreneurial intentions, sometimes we get off track. I’ve had many projects I’ve started and then fell victim to distraction or discouragement or disillusionment and allowed them to fade away… meetup groups, book clubs, an anonymous humor blog I started after my first Pitchfork Music Festival called “I want a hipster boyfriend…” The problem is we Read more & listen →

What happens when you stop being an impostor

I teach yoga. And I chant mantras. I just began teaching the class of my dreams at a gorgeous studio in the West Loop neighborhood in Chicago, Sat Nam Yoga. Recently I had a glorious opportunity there to feel like a total impostor. My class is called Bhakti Flow Yoga — it’s the class of my dreams because I get Read more & listen →

Authenticity Quickie: Holiday… it would be so nice!

Let’s go away for a while You and I To a strange and distant land Where they speak no word of truth But we don’t understand anyway Holiday Far away To stay On a holiday Far away Let’s go today In a heartbeat! ~Weezer There’s a trap for us creative types. When we’re in the midst of a project, we Read more & listen →

7 Obstacles to Creativity

I’m working on a theory of holistic creativity based on a continuum of inspiration, action, and integration. (For some reason, when I say that out loud, it sounds a little like something from Back to the Future.) See, I’ve been trying to figure out what holds me back sometimes from doing the creative work I say I want to do Read more & listen →