02/07/2017
There are truly powerful motivators in this world. Today let's dive in and do some very intense Fear work. Feel it. And do it anyway. Even if there are rats involved.
02/06/2017
There are physical manifestations of energy in the spiritual plane... Today let us get back to basics and kick it old school with some OM majesty! Then Betsy gets vulgar.
A cairn of stacked black rocks at a foggy river's edge.
02/06/2017
by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance When we think of spirituality, it is often in terms of a sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves or a search for meaning in... read more
02/03/2017
It is confronting to explore the unknown. Today we explore a new mantra. Betsy hates stuff she can't pronounce. And that's fine, too.
02/02/2017
"Find a penny, pick it up, and all the day you'll have good luck" And it's really good luck if it is a buck. Or ten bucks. Or a Jackson. Or a Benjamin! An important lesson about what to do when... read more
02/01/2017
Let free expression run wild through the fields of your glory...or something like that. Morning, seekers! Today let us continue our mindfulness journey! Quiet the mind, and Salt and Peppa will... read more
01/31/2017
Don't get stuck at the start! Today let us enjoy a basic alphabetic mantra about mindfulness.
Father with forehead pressed to baby in silhouette in front of sunlit window.
01/31/2017
Does “smart” baby care replace “present” baby care?  Electric hanging mobiles, multicolored dimming lights, Spotify-ish designer music for every occasion, weight calibrators, electric formula... read more
01/27/2017
Each morning brings a fresh and whole opportunity to create life anew. Today let us focus on the blessing that is today. Not on Six Flags.

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04/25/2016
And as you stand there Late again Because you forgot to allow time to park And the elevator was slow And you left 10 minutes late to begin with With your shoes that pinch And your pants... read more
sea gulls in red sky
04/18/2016
Our connections with our children are deeply intertwined with every level of our being. When our child suffers, we suffer. We feel what they feel, and they feel what we feel. We can act as if... read more
close up wheels of BMX mountain bikes
04/11/2016
“I’m hoping my routine will break me out of my rut. If I keep spinning my wheels, I’m bound to become a bicycling champion.” ~ Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE Over the last... read more
ONE WAY signs pointing all directions
04/04/2016
I’ve never met a single-discipline artist. Every creative person I know says things like, “Well, I’m a writer. But I also sing in a choir and play bass guitar and drums and embroider and do... read more
fish in deep indigo water
03/28/2016
Take a moment to close your eyes and take three breaths. Simply get a sense of yourself as you breathe in and out. Gently let your eyelids fall and allow the sensation of breathing to prevail.... read more
silhouette of woman practicing yoga outdoors
03/22/2016
In Yoga and Ayurveda we often seek a fixed or set experience of perfect health.  As a newcomer to Ayurveda, we try to understand the 3 constitutional types, or Doshas, and may have the idea... read more
feathered dream catcher with sun behind
03/07/2016
by Jocelyn Mercado | Pachamama Alliance Dreams are a mystery. Scientists still cannot explain with any certainty why we dream. Dreams are magical, linking us to another world full of wisdom... read more
woman from back standing in surf, arms outstretched
03/02/2016
And as you stand there Hands clasped in front of you Eyes downcast Concealing the disobedient pounding of your heart It dawns on you: Here we go again. And while you no longer allow... read more
silhouette of lone hiker at dawn
02/22/2016
Poet, philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau had definite ideas about how to live a better life. They can all be summed up in one word: simplify. Thoreau is quoted ... read more

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01/09/2017
We are deep into a fresh start and New Year now, and here to encourage you that it's OK if your New Year's Resolution only lasted a few hours. Meanwhile, Betsy continues to work on her upper arm... read more
12/29/2016
Festive much? Welllll... Infinity and Betsy discuss their New Year's Eve plans. It gets weird.
12/24/2016
There's magic everywhere we look...especially at Christmas...or when lit by a Hanukkah candle... Betsy's lit...did we mention that?
12/22/2016
Well...ummm...Merry Christmas, I guess. Holiday Gift exchange with Infinity and Betsy. Totally grateful.
12/21/2016
A Yuletide intervention! Betsy gets confronted and handles it like a champ.
12/20/2016
'Tis the season to be numb...if you're lucky. It's okay to cope during the holidays. It's fine. Medicating is fine.
12/19/2016
We love spirit, yes we do. We love spirit, how 'bout you? SPIRIT is the word for the day (Again). SPIRIT is rad.
12/17/2016
Bah Humbug! The holidays just keep getting darker with Infinity and Betsy! Sadly, the elf hat is a trigger for Infinity's hard childhood memories. What's your trigger? 
12/16/2016
The holidays can be a jam for any of us. Life is like a Christmas bag that we get stuck in. WORDS TO LIVE BY.

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