Change and Renewal With the Winter Solstice and New Year

We received a long, dark Winter Solstice last night. This occurs when the earth is tilted on an axis and the northern hemisphere leans farthest away from the sun. An ancient definition of solstice is "standing still sun," but it is also thought to be the rebirth of the sun, which coincides with Christmas, the birth of the Son. Ancient cultures believed that [...]

The Importance Of Me Time: How Having Time To Myself Changed Me

Two major changes happened last week. One is that after much deliberation, frustration, confusion, planning, and tears, I decided I needed to either leave my job or have some kind of major shift; and after talking with my CEO, I transitioned my Creative Director position to part time. The second, was my fiancé left to take a week-long retreat with his bandma[...]