Day 5 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam Guitarist & Special Friend

The Mind Loops Blog – Day 5 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam Guitarist & Special Friend Have you ever met a celeb who was rude or narcissistic? I have! But Stone Gossard is exactly the opposite. I’m grateful to know someone with his love of humanity, and his level of authenticity. Stone isn’t … More Day 5 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam Guitarist & Special Friend

Day 4 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: My Film Teacher & Seeing the Extraordinary In the Ordinary

The Mind Loops Blog – Day 4 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: My Film Teacher & Seeing the Extraordinary In the Ordinary Wiry, intense, and a deeply creative thinker, my first film teacher Richard Gentner helped me see life “through a lens.” This creative way of viewing the world turns ‘regular’ life into an extraordinary, moving, living … More Day 4 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: My Film Teacher & Seeing the Extraordinary In the Ordinary

Day 3 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: My Improv Acting Teacher & Going For the Fear

The Mind Loops Blog – Day 3 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: My Improv Acting Teacher & Going For the Fear – March 2018 When I was 19 I enrolled in an improv acting course that scared the hell out of me. It was led by an incredible teacher named Roberta Maguire. Roberta is a Second City … More Day 3 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: My Improv Acting Teacher & Going For the Fear

Day 2 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: My Intense Harp Teacher & the Grander Vision of Self

The Mind Loops Blog – Day 2 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: My Intense Harp Teacher & the Grander Vision of Self – March 2018 When I was 9 years old, I decided I wanted to play harp. My teacher, Edith Lundgren was equal parts intimidating and incredibly loving – and also became one of my greatest mentors. … More Day 2 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: My Intense Harp Teacher & the Grander Vision of Self

Day 1 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: Werner Herzog & the Death of Imagination

The Mind Loops Blog – “Best advice Barbara learned from 7 of her mentors, from Werner Herzog To Mama” – March 2018 I’ve been thinking about all the amazing mentors I’ve had throughout my life. Some were on purpose like teachers, others were by accident, like spending 2 exhilarating evenings with filmmaker Werner Herzog. What … More Day 1 “Marvelous Mentors” Series: Werner Herzog & the Death of Imagination

Discover 3 powerful truths Barbara learned from her near-death experience – LIVE in Seattle, Sat, Feb 10th, 2018

Mind Loops Blog: Feb 2018: “Discover 3 powerful truths Barbara learned from her near-death experience – LIVE in Seattle, Sat, Feb 10th, 2018″ You don’t have to nearly die to benefit from my own near-death experience. I usually speak only about Mind Loops as the primary understanding I received from my encounter with the edge … More Discover 3 powerful truths Barbara learned from her near-death experience – LIVE in Seattle, Sat, Feb 10th, 2018

Not Just For Bears: Hibernation Ain’t Laziness, It’s Creative Renewal

The Mind Loops Blog – “Not Just For Bears; Hibernation Ain’t Laziness, It’s Creative Renewal  – Jan 2018  x Happy New Year! I hope you had wonderful holiday experiences and are starting the year off with FLOW.  x While I started off the New Year SLOWLY (I have been remiss in writing a blog or … More Not Just For Bears: Hibernation Ain’t Laziness, It’s Creative Renewal