Are You Being Tested?

Posted by Tamika on August 22, 2018

Sometimes when we start something new and different and exciting—especially if it’s not in the mainstream—we get tested. Depending on what the “something new” is, those tests can come in the form of kickback from friends and family, especially the…

I’m Sorry 😐

Posted by Tamika on March 21, 2018

Maybe I used the word “crappy” twice in this video because saying sorry can feel so crappy. But it doesn’t have to. “I’m sorry,” is only yucky in a world where we’re expected to be perfect. We’re all so…

Good Grief: The Only Way Out is Through

Posted by Tamika on November 7, 2017

Loss never gives us that bouncy, jump out of bed feeling. It’s not meant to. Grief and loss are heavy stuff. But overcoming, transforming, and rising stronger than ever—there’s some nice words we can get excited about! Ugh—can’t we just…

Joycast Video: Five Ways to Be Bold Now

Posted by Tamika on August 27, 2017

When I think of my friend Lotus, I picture her collecting bones on the beaches of Costa Rica and plant-whispering in my garden on Salt Spring. I think of perfectly timed dinner jokes—zingers that make people drop their forks. I…