by Wendy Strgar May 16, 2012
Ever wonder about breaking free from the financial chains that bind our life? Don’t miss Mark Sundeen’s remarkable account of The Man Who Quit Money and has replaced the materialistic drive for more with a happy, sane reverence for living in nature. His story demonstrates the meaning, connection and purpose that exist outside of the mainstream obsession with money and debt. Calling on ancient spiritual teachings as the basis for his philosophy and choice, Daniel Suelo offers a window into looking at how we live and what is lost in the illusion of the pursuit of the “good life”. It might make you uncomfortable, but this conversation is sure to stir some deep questions about our collective illusion of control and that the true pursuit of happiness might have nothing to do with how much you have in the bank. Don’t miss it.
Mark Sundeen was born in Harbor City, California, in 1970. He is an award-winning writer whose nonfiction has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, the Believer, and elsewhere. He is the author of the books Car Camping (HarperCollins, 2000) and The Making of Toro (Simon & Schuster, 2003), and co-author of North By Northwestern (St. Martin’s, 2010), which was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. He has taught fiction and nonfiction at the MFA creative writing programs at the University of New Mexico and Western Connecticut State University. He lives in Montana and Utah.
by Wendy Strgar February 21, 2019
“A kiss is a secret told to the mouth instead of the ear; kisses are the messengers of love and tenderness” Ingrid Bergman
Our sense of smell is ancient and the source of our most powerful emotional memories. It is also the primal sensory pathway to sexual attraction. And yet, we often give little attention to all that our sense of smell can evoke- in part because we have so little vocabulary for...
by Wendy Strgar February 08, 2019
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, here is an idea that not only promises to make the holiday more enjoyable, but also has the potential to benefit your relationship for months afterward: working with the contradictions in your heart by finding balance and even synergy between seemingly opposing emotions.
by Wendy Strgar January 24, 2019