Do you trust your intuition? I do. Without questioning it, and somewhat automatically at this point, I always follow that feeling in my body that leads me to the right decision. It has been this way for as long as I can remember. This piece is about how that level of trust has played out...
Have you ever been so happy when something good happens to someone else that you felt like it was happening to you? Do you just love when someone is so jubilant that their joy rubs off on you? This phenomenon, which is the opposite of jealousy, is something I like to call Second-Hand Happiness. Now...
Life is a tricky balance full of ups and downs and twists and turns. Those moments when we lose our balance (both physically and metaphorically) often lead us to where we’re supposed to be going and the peace and calm we are seeking. As I get older, I am learning to trust myself and this...
Crunchy. This is one of my very favorite words. It encompasses so much in so few letters. Crunchy conjures up images of everything from foods to feelings and even saying it involves all parts of the mouth, tongue, and teeth. In this episode, I claim crunchy as my word for everything that makes my mouth...
My life has often felt like it was being directed by some unseen force and as a result I have had some unexpected and beautiful adventures. In fact, sometimes, I can’t believe my life experiences actually happened to me. I’m beyond grateful for those wild experiences but as I get older, I have a new...
How is fear holding you back? How is it serving you? What are the lessons, if any? This piece is about some of the unexpected side effects and revelations of living during pandemic and listening to the inner rumblings that drive you to push yourself to the edge of comfort and into the life of...
What are your guiltiest pleasures? You might not think a chore like ironing would be one – and it isn’t exactly – but it did indirectly lead me to a deeper understanding of what it means to really enjoy something. Listen to this episode to see what I mean. Now That You Ask is a...
How do you access and connect to beauty? In my experience, there are many ways in and a multitude of deeply meaningful gifts in doing so. This piece is about the beauty that lives in our soul, how to draw it out, and seeing the beauty in others. Now That You Ask is a podcast...
The English language is at the same time confusing and fascinating. This week’s episode is a musing on some of my most favorite confusing words. Now That You Ask is a podcast that looks at topics that range from death to desire, and from wondrous to downright whacky. Join host, Akasha Halsey as she takes...
We’ve all heard the expression, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Well, I have expanded this adage to encompass a whole new world of opportunity and purpose. This new perspective, I believe, is especially useful for those of us in the baby boomer age group. Now That You Ask is a podcast that looks...