by Lauri Gwilt

March 04, 2018

The folded piece of paper sitting next to me is tattered and dog-eared for good reason – it’s been by my side for nearly 6,000 days and counting.

For 15 years I have folded, unfolded, and pressed the creases over and over with my fingers. It boasts coffee stains, wine stains, and all sorts of other breakfast, lunch and dinner marks. Because of this piece of paper, some truly… READ MORE


by Tania Carriere

February 25, 2018

It was a normal enough moment.

 I was sitting at a Starbucks, coffee in hand, putting off some work for a few indulgent minutes of Facebook. I was robotically scrolling, only partially engaged with the usual mix of animals, self-help quotes and messages   from friends.

 That’s when it happened to me.

 That’s when this photo happened to me.

 I froze, my scrolling index… READ MORE


by Tania Carriere

February 18, 2018

It was the first day of a 7 day retreat. Beginnings are such important things. The first handshake, the first hello, the moment you decide to engage or check out.  I wanted to inspire them with a metaphor to ignite their desire to emerge into something new and inspire them to find the courage to do so. Embarking on the kind of journey ahead of them requires bold motivation and untethered inspiration. At the beginning of… READ MORE