WHAT LIES WITHIN

Years ago, the movie took us on a science fiction adventure inside the human…

OVERCAST SKIES

Our skies have been quite gray in the last year and continue so. Few of us want to be beneath them forever. They can have a cumulative effect of bringing us down, if they stay too long.

We don’t have a lot of control over the nature of the sky…

A TIME OF FEW VISTAS

One thing…

FEELING STUCK

In the past year, life has not moved as we endured lockdowns and other restrictions. This lack of movement was created by events outside of us…

THE ALTERNATIVES TO CURIOSITY

Curiosity is a…

OPENINGS ARE NOT ABSOLUTE

Our journeys revolve around the choices we…

QUIET OPENINGS

The outside world is often relentless in demanding our attention and, as…

FREEDOM IS POSSIBLE

We often limit ourselves by not realizing that freedom is possible. Our conditioning may have told us that individual freedom equates with selfishness, that we are part of…

THE FORCE OF CHANGE

Sometimes change comes anything but gradually. There is no time to integrate and we…

WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE DARK?

Darkness is simply the absence of light. We have made darkness into all kinds of things — evil, scary, gloomy — just…

Ann Vanino

Writer and career/new directions coach living in the High Mojave Desert of southern California. Author of Chrysalis: Personal Transformation From The Inside Out

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