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During one of the harder times in my life I found Brenda’s website
and reached out to her. To say the least it has been one of the best
decisions I have made. Being an extrovert I never quite understood
what it meant to romantically involved with an introvert. Brenda does
an incredible job listening, giving in the moment feedback, and helped
me understand the how an introvert functions. She helped explain to me
that I am introspective extrovert, and this gave something to identify
with and allowed me t…
Evan H.
For the first time in my life I could truly explain, through your words the way in which I experience life and myself. Brenda… It all fell into place. I had found myself and had such a moment of clarity. It felt like such a big weight was lifted off of my shoulders. Finally I felt like it was ok to be me. I was not the only one. I had found people and a little space where I fit in. … I was at work and crying on the inside. Emotions ran wild inside me. I was ecstatic, sad, confused, motivated, i…
Niko

“I was struggling with my daughter (16 at the time) and our constant fighting. You said something to me that changed my life! You were speaking about your own situation and you said to me “my child could not handle my emotions”. This was a HUGE “lightbulb moment” for me and it forever changed the way I dealt with my emotions when I was around my daughter!

I am happy to say that things have never been better between my soon to be 18 year old daughter and myself! I honestly never thought we would…

Mom M
Thank you for all the words. You’ve created the magic drug I’ve been looking for all my life. Your blog has transformed my life, and I feel like I am on the brink of a most satisfying fulfilling journey…You’ve made me see everything in a new light. I now feel calmer, able to care better for my toddler, less hateful of people around, and hopeful for my future. I am not so afraid for our marriage anymore. — Shilpa CB
Shilpa CB
BRENDA: thank you SO much! Your advice is exactly what I need to do. I am amazed how much you “get” me after only exchanging a few messages!… Again, I thank you from the bottom of my heart. You’ve helped me more than a year of therapy sessions! – Megan on space2live
Megan
You’re so honest in your writing. It’s bold. It’s frank. It’s wonderful. I could definitely see the work you are doing here as a useful book. It could save/make a lot of relationships! — Jimmi Langemo
Jimmi Langemo
Because of your blog, I know that it is possible for me to have the love that I want one day and that I don’t have to be alone.  — Indepthwoman  on space2live
Indepthwoman
I met Brenda and took the MBTI… I had a fairly good understanding of these types before the meeting but was impressed by the depth of knowledge that Brenda shared with me. She clearly has a passion for this work and a gift in imparting the information. There have been doors opened for me because of our talks… — Alan Hintermeister
Alan Hintermeister
I have been dating an introverted man who I am very in love with for almost 2 years.  Reading your posts have helped me to be more supportive and understanding to him especially during the times when he needs space.  I just wanted to thank you for your weekly posts and let you know how helpful they are for someone who is in a relationship with an introvert. C.M. on space2live
C.M.
your depth of understanding, and talent at sharing it amaze me. Speechless… and for your sharing of it.. Thank you… deeply. *sigh, its like coming back into my body through acceptance….. Sherrie on space2live
Sherrie

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Stories for and about those who recharge in solitude and feel life deeply.

Woody and Me, Sittin’ Under a Tree

By | 2016-08-30T14:36:58+00:00 May 20th, 2011|Categories: Introverts, Idealists and Highly Sensitive People, Intuitive Living, Personal Coaching, Personal Evolution, Spacious Artists|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Woody Harrelson all natural. Who knew Woody Harrelson wrote poetry?  I didn’t, until recently when I ran across his poem, Alien Creature, and this line of clarity:    I feel like a run-on sentence in a punctuation crazy world.   Me too. When do we get to free-write through life with our modifiers dangling, [...]

How the Rain King of Rock Outshines His Personal Storm

By | 2015-09-22T16:07:24+00:00 April 29th, 2011|Categories: Introverts, Idealists and Highly Sensitive People, Personal Evolution, Spacious Artists|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Greatness lives on the edge of destruction – Will Smith I can still see Adam Duritz, lead singer of the Counting Crows, spinning on stage, eyes closed, arms outstretched, face tilted toward the night sky.  He absorbs and reflects moonbeams and spotlights as a stripped down version of Rain King swirls around him.  He's [...]

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

By | 2015-09-22T16:07:50+00:00 April 15th, 2011|Categories: Introverts, Idealists and Highly Sensitive People, Personal Evolution, Relationships, Spacious Artists|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 by [...]

How Charlie Sheen Got Me Off the Fence

By | 2015-09-22T16:07:50+00:00 April 1st, 2011|Categories: Introverts, Idealists and Highly Sensitive People, Popular Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 they [...]

Socializing and Solitude: An Introvert Manages Both

By | 2017-08-20T14:51:54+00:00 March 25th, 2011|Categories: Introverts, Idealists and Highly Sensitive People, Intuitive Living, Personal Evolution, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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 my [...]

Touring Without Guilt: Balancing Your Passions With Raising a Family

By | 2015-09-22T16:07:50+00:00 March 18th, 2011|Categories: Introverts, Idealists and Highly Sensitive People, Parenting, Spacious Artists|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

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