Feeding Hungry Ghosts

Posted by Tamika on March 12, 2019

I used to walk in a wooded trail system with lots of coyotes. When coyotes were around, people were (understandably) nervous. On occasion, people were chased to their cars. Folks didn’t realize that running away is the worst thing you…

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…

Have you had a truthache lately? I have!

Posted by Tamika on January 9, 2018

Speaking our truth is essential to living a life of peace. By Guest Contributor Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Tari Mack Today I interviewed an amazing women whose work centers around helping people discover what their truths are, and how to…

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…

Forbidden Love in Venice—and Malta Joycast

Posted by Tamika on May 3, 2017

When most people think about Venice, Italy, they picture renaissance art, gothic palaces, and romantic gondola rides. Venice was dreamy for me too. But my head-over-heels moment was a bit different. I was at St. Mark’s Square having a…