A life reboot, writ large.

Rebooting my life. from Patti Digh on Vimeo. I had a heart attack in January 2016. A significant one. The artery they call the “widow-maker” was 90% blocked. I’m very lucky to be here, especially given my doctor’s response to my complaints of...

Mourning a loss.

One year ago today my friend, Laurie Foley, died. She and I were in touch daily, often many times a day, and the void is enormous. I long to call and find out her take on what’s happening in the world, and ask her advice. I long to hear her say,...

Life is a Verb Camp is now open for registration!

Life is a Verb Camp is a place to relax into who you really are. “Come as you are” is our unofficial motto. We gather from around the world once a year to build community, create, learn, and share. If you’d like to learn more about Life is a Verb...

happy birthday, 37days!

Today, I am quietly celebrating the 12th anniversary of beginning this blog. Starting this blog saved my life, changed my life, changed my relationship with words and with myself. It opened up space for me to dive into language in a way the business books I had...

happy birthday, daddy.

As always on Christmas Day, a remembrancer of my father whose birthday is Christmas. He would have been 90 today. Happy birthday, Daddy. Monogram your pancakes “Surviving a loss and letting go is only half of the story. The other half is the secret belief that we will...