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I research, write, & support entrepreneurs and businesses with healing & expansion. Healthfully obsessed with dreams, time, music, memory, & love.

My work on Medium is often about memory, dreams, deja vu, synchronicity, love & longing, personal development & healing childhood trauma, writing as craft, and music. A writing bio may be found here. I am an amateur photographer. Often, I use my own photos as feature images.

Some essays on memory, dreams, psychic phenomena, & healing

The Best Thing About My First Lucid Dream Was the Delight

The magic — and the danger — of looking for patterns in the world

Photo: VANDAL Photography/Getty Images

Last night, while searching “the significance of 38,” I landed on a Yahoo! Answers page. It was not the first time I’ve sought comfort in strangers’ answers to other strangers’ questions.

Like everything else, it’s unhealthy when it becomes an obsession

If you have ever quit an addictive habit, substance, or relationship, you know what happens at some point: the fog starts to clear. Suddenly, and in only small ways at first, you see or experience the world differently.

A micro poem about home

Photo by Jen Maidenberg

(after Painted from Memory after Cherry Hill after Hannaton)

  1. Get curious.
  2. Drop assumptions.
  3. Explore her hidden trails. Notice your surprise she has them and that they are lush. Sometimes, in winter, they are stark. This is beauty, too.
  4. Honor her for what she offers rather than what she lacks. Notice your surprise at how easy this is, especially when you listen west to the city and smell east to the shore.
  5. Tell everyone you know you were wrong about her, or at least not as right as you were once certain you…

Tips for when to tell your dreams to someone, and when not

Photo by Jonatan Pie on Unsplash

The other day I was in a lively conversation with a close friend of mine about her growing business. She recalled a time when a coach she was working with shared with her in a one-on-one a dream he had. She was the subject of the dream.

“I see you standing inside a metal doorway. You’re stuck.”

My stomach turned a little as I listened to my friend tell the story. On the one hand, I could feel myself internally agreeing with the advice the coach ended up giving my friend. …

Dreams of Leaving Things Behind and Finding Them

Photo by Ruslan Zaplatin on Unsplash

For years I’ve been trying to find a reliable site for dream interpretation or symbolism. This is one. I can’t even think of another one.

Plus, the realization that life may be simpler than we believe it to be

Photo by Jasper Garratt on Unsplash

For about a decade, I’ve been intentionally working on my dream life. Which is to say that for the last ten years I’ve given my attention to my dreams the way I would a project, a startup venture, or a potential future field I may one day be an expert in.

A poem

For Joni for Laura for song

Photo by Jen Maidenberg

In the same way there is no such thing as a tendaberry
There may not be a song called Invitation

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