We’re always practicing. In other words, the body is incapable of not practicing. And what we practice, we become.
- Richard Strozzi-Heckler
Two years ago I moved from Washington, DC to Washington state. My life in DC was unsustainable, and I had to get out. Sustainable is such a buzz word these days, so what do I mean by that? In this case, it meant that my life – the 60 hour work week, too much takeout, lack of fresh air and sunlight, and general urban isolation – was slowly eating my soul. I decided it was time to change the way I live.
What I figured out through all of this is that being balanced, living sustainably, is not about big changes. It is about all the tiny choices we make, a thousand times a day. And because we are all connected, a balanced life is also about the tiny choices everyone else makes which, in aggregate, become all those big things that shape our lives: the economy, politics, the environment, etc. And even smaller “big” things, like getting through a traffic jam without excessive road rage or peacefully navigating a grocery store during the evening rush.
Somehow I’ve turned out to be that person with the crazy knack for deconstructing the big, confusing issues and playing connect-the-seemingly-innocuous-dots to the bigger picture. I’m passionate about bringing that to other people’s lives, and helping people find balanced and sustainable options in our chaotic modern world. I dig wholehearted, fully conscious living and I’d love to work with you.
What Came Before
In my past life, I worked for an international trade attorney doing climate change policy research and anything else she needed from me. I’ve driven across the country four times (once as a part of a crazy cross-country car rally) and saw exactly how much they didn’t teach me in school. Which isn’t to say I didn’t love school – college was amazing and I came out with two degrees that I haven’t used much, but which shaped the way I see the world. I’ve worked for attorneys and CEOs, and have helped small green business owners build a sustainable future for their businesses and communities. Mostly, I solved puzzles, because that is what I do.
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