Leah's Blog

  1. Losing Your Mojo? Try this.

    When was the last time you felt that spark…you know the one where you hear someone talking about something you don’t know much about, but just know you want to learn more You are correct. We do have a word for that. It’s curiosity. As kids, what doesn’t spark our…

  2. How to Prune Your Social Media Feed and Reclaim Your Joy in 5 Simple Steps

    In 2016 I got myself off social media. I was barely active again until the end of 2019. My relationship with social has completely changed. Yes, this is sounding like the beginning of a social media addicts anonymous meeting (which I’d bet most of us would secretly want to attend)…

  3. My Heart Broke Last Week…I Hope Yours Did Too

    Scared of your heart breaking? Here’s what I know- when your heart breaks open is when the healing can start. ⁣⁣ Thursday morning after watching the George Floyd video, I cried. I could not stop for hours.The tears had in them pain and fear for my people to appreciation for…

  4. Do You Need Permission to be Spiritual?

    Spirituality. Religion. Bible. God. Prayer. Communion. Jesus. Soul. Christian.  I’d keep going, but I’m making the assumption one of these words already triggered you. One of the challenges I have today is trying to figure out how talk about the thing without using words related to the thing. It’s like…

  5. An Open Letter to You, And 5 Things to Give a Damn About Now

    Dear One,   What a strange dream this is. Or was that the dream? That world that seemed to run so smoothly. The smell of freshly ground coffee beans at sunrise inside Maison Kayser. The daily hustle to the subway…the feel of a turnstile on your legs. Being greeted by the…

  6. When the Fish Are Eating Your Feet

    There’s no church in the wild. Walking through a night bazaar in Chiang Mai is an outrageous sensory experience. Brave colors show up in foods, scarves and necklaces. The classic Thai peanut sauce wafts into your nostrils. Shop owners boast better offerings than the identical items next door. And the…

  7. How Intermittent Fasting Will Change Your Life

    Last November I resolved to finally get myself into great shape. I have always been a runner and naturally athletic. But my lifestyle had pulled me far away from this reality. I was overindulging (not a hard thing to do in New York) in rich restaurant foods and alcohol. The…

  8. In the Arena- A Podcast for A More Integrated Life

    Sitting in one of our apartments, having deep and powerful conversations had kind of become our thing. We shared similar values and beliefs. We explored our minds and hearts. And we had a desire to grow. Over a short period of time we observed how our challenges and celebrations crept…

  9. At the Mercy of Beliefs

    It’s 11:59pm on December 31st of 2019 and I’m standing at the start line of my 10th race of the year. At the end of 2017, I couldn’t run more than half a mile and today I can run the distance of a half marathon. In 2020 I’ll be running…

  10. Your Envy is a Super Power

    I asked a few people what they thought of when the word “envy” was mentioned and they said, “void”, “lack”, “draining energy”, and “shameful”. In the past, just hearing the word “envy” makes me reflexively shun myself and ask for forgiveness. It feels like a human defect, something we should…

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