LoveGram: Your life is not a contest


This morning I woke up with the phrase, "lower the bar" on my mind.  I lay in bed for a few minutes, thinking about that.  I realized that I need a special kind of permission today. Permission to let go. Permission to step away. Permission to swim around in a big oc...

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Sunday LoveGram: Both Sides Now


Hello, friend. Greetings to you on a brisk Sunday morning in November, 2020. Ever since March, I've been creating these Audio LoveGrams as a way to support us all during this pandemic. Along the way, there have been so many other huge challenges. This week is no exception. ...

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Sunday LoveGram: What story are you telling?


Good morning, friend. I send love +  hugs to you, whenever you are popping by. Today’s LoveGram is posted. I hope it makes you smile.   Scroll down on that page. Click play. Close your eyes. Listen. Breathe. Relax.  This audio LoveGram is inspired by last n...

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LoveGram: Make the Morning Shift


Good morning, friend. I send you love and ease on a quiet Sunday morning. Here's your link to today's LoveGram.  I woke up this morning feeling dread. Everything in my body felt heavy. I couldn't think of anything I was looking forward to.  And then I remembere...

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LoveGram: Tiny Joyful Connections


Hello friend.  I send you good thoughts on a quiet Sunday morning. Here's your link to today's LoveGram.  Today, we're continuing our conversation about tiny slices of delight.  After I sent you the video earlier this week, my friend Greggie...

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Sunday LoveGram: Small Delights


Today, we're talking about tiny moments that feel extraordinary. How essential they are, especially during difficult times.   Last weekend my clan decided to get out of the house and have a socially-distanced outdoor night picnic at Lake Merritt in Oakland.  I brought ...

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Do you know someone who needs a boost of love?


Hi Delightful You,It's that time of year again! My 56-56-56 Birthday Kindness Project is underway. Every year for the past eight years, I have been sending letters of love and kindness to strangers as a way of celebrating my birthday. The first year I did this, I wrote as ma...

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Sunday LoveGram: Kintsugi


Hello, friend. It is a sunny Sunday and the air feels fresh. After weeks of ash and smoke, it feels like a gift to breathe this air, to see blue sky.  It is a gift.  Once, a doctor told me, "Health is a crown that only the sick can see."  I think about that often...

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Sunday LoveGram: In the Dark


Today's audio LoveGram is being sent to you from a moment when I can come up for air, in the midst of some darkness. I talk a lot about the metaphor of a nightlight — that saving grace we can find during times when we feel like we are lost in the dark. I repeat it a lot because it i...

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Sunday Love Gram: Do this for yourself


Welcome to another Sunday. It's not even 8am and is already hot here in San Francisco. It makes me miss my mom and barefoot days in Ohio with her — long breakfasts out on the patio, water balloon fights, and bonfires in the evenings. (Hi mom, I know you're reading this! 👋) It's...

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