I have been thinking a lot about LISTENING this week, both listening to myself and to others. I was in Helsinki for work, script consulting on a tv series, and I also talked to the drama department at the national broadcaster there about my method as a script consultant. The talk at the broadcaster really made […]


Last night I had dinner with a friend who told me about Steven Speilberg saying that your life purpose is often actually found through a whisper rather than a loud voice telling you where you should be going. That things are more gradual. I love that idea as where I am right now isn’ necessarily […]

What do you need the most right now?

My work calendar is full. I have a bunch of commitments. It’s busy. I’m finding myself catching my breath every day, having to remind myself to go slow. To breathe. To walk slow. To let go. The very limited time I have off work at the moment I want to spend with family. I try […]

The 3 rats

So listening has taken a deeper turn this week. For the first time in 16 years of having a cell phone my phone broke. For hours I trouble-shot to no avail with Verizon on the phone, downloading programs on my computer, adding storage saving photographs and a myriad of other time consuming things which meant […]

Lemon Tart

When I think of listening often i think of it in relation to listening to other people. in some ways it feels like a passive activity; to simply take in what the other person is saying but one of the definitions of the word listen is ‘to make an effort to hear something, to be […]

Love of Listening

Love challenge week 2 means that this week we were focused on loving people in our lives more. I was thinking about what this actually means, and obviously it can mean different things to different people at different times. But for me this week I chose to focus on the act of listening. The way […]

Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith Here I’ve been struggling with fears of being ill and what not for four weeks, and last week I got the results from the doctor and completely forgot to say that I am healthy as a horse. There’s definitely a reason. First of all the results showed that I was 100% healthy […]

Johanna’s Week Five

As I was trying to live the bravest me, I noticed that somewhere along the line I had stopped listening to my heart. Instead I had started to listen to the shatter of my mind. I had started to make logical and rational decisions, instead of listening to what my heart told me. How did […]