Practicing “No Effort” November unveiled meaningul conversations in person, on the phone, through email and text leading me into Deeper Yes’ within myself.… Read More Quarter IV: Inktober, Whole30 and Social Media Fasts
“There’s treasure down there!” the little boy at Indian Beach parking lot yelled at us.“We’re on our way to find it!” I yelled back matching his tone. The little boys Dad laughed behind him. Gretchen was laughing behind me.I wonder what would happen if someone went through this rock?July fifth twenty nineteen. Seven a.m. We… Read More Quarter III 2019: July ~ Sharing Dreams & Unfolding Gems
An overview of the last three months with segways into July, August and September.
New Posts coming every day this week!… Read More Quarter III 2019: Unfolding Gems, Re-U-nion’s, Re-Treats & the Sweet Smell of Fall
What. A. Year ! ! ! …And we didn’t even see it coming! In the Fall of 2017 Gretchen and I moved from Portland, OR out to the Oregon Coast Range country for a short stint. We happily survived months of no water, no facilities, limited electricity, and no fridge. Talk about fun! But we… Read More 2018 Year In Review
This blog started on a whim. The first post Operating from Abundance went live on October 23, 2014! Naturally I wanted to make a difference in the world. I also wanted to share my story. And most importantly I’d learned through some of my darkest days that creativity can help us out of the weeds.… Read More Celebrating Four Years of this Blog!
“Life loves the liver of it. You must live and life will be good to you.” -Maya Angelou Welcome to Lala’s Life Garden Training Studio! We are cozily nestled in the Cannon Beach Business Park at the Oregon Coast! 368 Elk Creek Rd. #214 Cannon Beach, OR 97110 Set up with a squat rack,… Read More Grand Opening of Lala’s Life Garden Training Studio!!!
Sometimes life goes according to plan. Ok, let’s rephrase that, life never goes according to plan. And when plans don’t pan out or some other unexpected thing happens our expectations can tend to shift into doubts. “I didn’t make it” or “This will never work” or “I’ll never figure it out” Voices of doubt can… Read More Learning How to Adapt
When perspectives shift a light shines on our old fears, to show us, that maybe they were there to ignite our dreams, wishes, and desires. So we could wake up and live our lives with a zest of passion, a movement that can only be felt and propelled through our very own core.… Read More Transforming Fear into Faith and then FLOW
A place that I’ve always wondered about where creativity and fruition intermix. In Hawaiian Kai Lani means, Where the Sea and Sky meet. I can’t help but notice that in this actual physical form it is only a place we can see, only a place we can feel with insight, and only a place we… Read More Kai Lani feels like…
Gretchen and I have known each other for seven years and been together for five of those. Our lives intertwined through gyms, crossfit, grief, healing, happiness, synchronicities, convergences and learning how to co-create dreams. It’s been quite a ride. During our journey we’ve always been able to tap into dreams together. Places we wanted to… Read More We Bought a House!