Visions and Missions and Goals, Oh My! or What the Heck is Space2live About??

Pay attention.  Reflect.  Evolve. Space2live is about self-fulfillment. Self-actualization. Dragging your weary self out of the squirrely world of fast, more and do and finding space to slow down, with less and BE. Be who you are and not what you should be. PAY ATTENTION. Discover your essence and notice that of others. Discover your spirit […]

How Charlie Sheen Got Me Off the Fence

The whole polarization concept intrigues me.  Polarizing figures like Charlie Sheen, Simon Cowell (former American Idol judge) and Sarah Palin succeed even though they divide their audience.  They piss people off. They are disliked and despised by many.  But on the flip side they have true fans, people whose beliefs align so closely with theirs that […]

Socializing and Solitude: An Introvert Manages Both

But if it is the dreamy idleness that children have, an idleness when you walk alone for a long, long time, or take a long, dreamy time at dressing, or lie in bed at night and thoughts come and go, or dig in a garden, or drive a car for many hours alone …With all […]

Touring Without Guilt: Balancing Your Passions With Raising a Family

Years ago I watched a Larry King interview with country music legend, Garth Brooks. Garth spoke openly about the reasons for his retirement in 2001. His first marriage was ending. He’d been on the road for months at a time and hadn’t been a good partner. He felt guilty for not being home with his […]

Why I'm Considering Writing Fiction;)

When I started this blog I made a personal goal of one post per week for three months.  Up until this week (week four) there was no problem.  This week I wrote or revised three different pieces as possibilities.  Each one was honest and meaningful.  Each one involved other people.  One by one they became […]

Space 2 Hide

I escape to personal retreats for three reasons: 1.  To avoid being engulfed by the needs and desires of my house, family and friends. I often feel overcome by appliance repairs, school projects, doctor’s appointments and busy-ness.  I take on my family and friend’s pain or disappointment.  I hyper-feel their need for my attention.  If I don’t hide, […]