My Ideal Morning Routine

I’m so excited to get back to talking about self improvement shit! Today I’m going to tell you about what I would do every morning if I were a perfect, unflawed person. This practice is taken directly from Hal Elrod’s…

Cute Little Round Turkey Loaves

Once there was a single raw egg, cracked into a large glass bowl. All it could do was sit and wonder what the world had in store for it. Surely since it had just been liberated from its dark and…

The Worst Christmas Crafts Ever

Once, when Fen was 3, I was desperately in need of a friend and agreed to go to a moms of preschoolers group with my next door neighbor. It was horrific and made me realize I hated hanging out with…

Must-Have Cool Items That Are So Not …

Unplug, drop out and do LSD. Wait, what? I don’t know. I do know that I am feeling so burned out by screens and technology in general lately. I’m a child of the 70’s and I miss running barefoot through the…

Re-Becoming an Artist

Along the lines of making myself write every day, I have been re-connecting with a regular art practice. It’s been centuries since I made art in anything but fits and bursts, so this is a big one. I can’t admit…

My Own Personal NanoBloMo

Blow me? What? No, I’m not being crude for once. But I am taking on a scary (for me) goal. I am going to write one blog post each day for the whole month of November. Why am I doing…

Meditation Tips for People Who Don’t …

photo credit I have discovered the secret to staying sane, centered, and mentally healthy, even in the face of great stress. It’s meditation. I am going to give you all the meditation tips I have, so you can try it…

Let’s Agree to Just Not Speak …

I’m terrified to speak and doubly scared to share my opinions on social media. Mostly on Facebook, a semi-regular occurrence is that someone will make a big show out of pointing out that they’ve taken extreme offense at words another…

How to Find Your Passion by Tapping …

A big problem with getting older is the feeling we’ve lost ourselves. The older we get, the less we remember what gets us super revved up and excited. This happens after years and decades of turning up the volume on…

Quickly, Quickly, Very Quickly Start a Blog

Start a blog! I am a website-enabler, which means I want everyone ever to start a site. If you are an artist or maker, art teacher or someone who wants to chronicle their daily moments, you’ve probably mulled over the…

My Imaginary Conversation With an Elder Who …

My dad knows better than to comment even a tiny little comment about my parenting style. He recently lived with us for about 9 months and 11 days and witnessed little Beckett at his mental worst. Little Beckett has been…

Quick and Healthy Asian Noodle Soup

Hi, I’m Jeanette Nyberg, and I can’t believe I’m still alive to post this recipe. Approximately 50% of my meals during college were 10 cent packages of ramen noodles that were made up of 90% MSG and a wavy block…