Enough of This . . . It’s Island Time

Enough of This . . . It’s Island Time

Ever feel like this? Yeah, me too. No matter what your particular “this” is, sometimes you’ve just got to take a break. Relax. Chill. Forget about the world for a while. We’re all busy, on the run, stressed. That’s part of life. But it’s not the whole story. There’s a...
Our Worry Waves

Our Worry Waves

Okay, here we go again. You’d think after spending so much time on the island that some of the things that Makena and the others say would sink in. But yesterday I found myself drifting in turbulent waves of worry. Do you ever do the same thing? I think the problem is...
Let the (island) Music Transport You

Let the (island) Music Transport You

It may be cold and gray outside, but that’s no reason not to go to the beach. Are you ready for a momentary mental vacation? Me too. I know that music can help transport us, so I dug into the archives and came up with a few tunes from the island playlist.  Try a few...
Plan To Be Flexible Like a Palm Tree

Plan To Be Flexible Like a Palm Tree

Like many people, I’ve spent the last few weeks thinking about goals for the new year. Goals are good. They can point to a roadmap of how to get from here to there. They help us form a plan. And that’s where the problems start. Like goals, plans are good. Mostly. But...
Here’s To A Great Year!

Here’s To A Great Year!

Here on the island, we’re taking a little time out to celebrate with family and friends, but we want to say a few words of thanks to you, the island tribe. Thank you for a great 2010! We’ve connected with a lot of very cool people over the past year and we...