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articles by: Christy Diane Farr

Trying To Keep This Magic Moment

It's Monday morning, just seconds before the children's alarms go off. Soon, I will be forced to admit that this week has begun. I'm not really ready for it. If I could come up with a way to delay it,…

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Getting Good At Goodbye

I used to think I sucked at goodbyes because I wept and carried on like a child. Then, I remembered that when I was a little girl, I used to pick fights with my friends before we moved away so I would…

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Freedom: It’s Time To Simplify Our Lives

Throughout the years that I was trapped in the hellish lie of isolation, I simply could not cultivate anything I recognized as freedom. Coming out of the closet as a lesbian, mothering in a way that f…

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Clutter: How Can I Give It Away When I Need Cash?

There are people in my clutter-clearing class who are struggling with releasing that which no longer serves them because of its value--or at least their perception of its value--because they really ne…

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Woo Woo Whispers From The Midnight Sky

As I was walking to the mailbox just now, I started thinking about the truly incalculable number of details that came together flawlessly to make this moment possible. I thought about my healing path,…

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Are You Being Called To Simplify Your Life?

I want to live so simply that... It's official. December is here... and this holiday season promises to be as wild as ever. As if the "end of time" predictions weren't enough, the holiday shopping…

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Post Car Accident: When Will I Be Whole Again?

It doesn't matter that the tires screeching in the darkness don't belong to me. It doesn't matter that I can see that the truck is, in fact, able to stop, or that I know everyone inside is safe. It do…

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Climbing Out Of The Darkness

Sweet baby, where are you? Reception I need to tell you something. All three of us are ok but I wrecked the car trying not to hit a fox. We are totally fine and safe. …

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Letting Go Of My Need To Be In Control

The list of things which I cannot control seems endless at times. I cannot make the cat's nose not cold, nor can I control his seemingly primal desire to greet me cold nose to bare skin. I cannot cont…

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7 Things To Keep You Afloat In The Wave Pool Of Life

Lately, every time I think about my life I see a wave pool (in my mind). It's a strange new metaphor that rocked my world a little because usually the images I receive are earthy--gardens, tornadoes, …

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about Christy Diane Farr

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