Honoring My Favorite Angels Today

One year ago today I lost my precious Peso and on Sunday I lost my dear soul sister Chelsea. Peso was diagnosed with cancer two days after I returned home to San Francisco from being in San Diego with Chelsea after she received her diagnosis — and now the...
On VICTORY and HEALING

On VICTORY and HEALING

Yesterday I lost the physical form of a beloved soul sister and dear friend. Many people will say that she lost her battle with cancer. I see things another way. Chelsea didn’t lose and it wasn’t a fight. She rose to meet the challenge of cancer with...

Beautiness

In my job I get plopped into random homes in San Francisco where I am a witness to some of the most profoundly touching moments of people’s lives. Today I cared for an actively dying 60 year old man who received his cancer diagnosis just one month ago and now has only...
Why I Write (for an hour, every. single. day.)

Why I Write (for an hour, every. single. day.)

Today I woke up extra early. I added a full hour to my morning routine dedicated to my most tender creative project, sharing the healing story of my life with Peso. Why trade in an hour of sleep for an hour dedicated to creativity? Well, I have a story to tell. It’s...
When Nothing Else Works

When Nothing Else Works

Have you ever suffered chronic pain? I recently spoke with someone who is really struggling and her story reminded me how hard it is to live with constant, unyielding discomfort. You try everything and nothing helps. You go to a bunch of different doctors and...
What the Heck is Reiki?

What the Heck is Reiki?

The thing I love most about Reiki is that it is so simple. It is the practice of accessing universal life force energy and is completely free of dogma and doctrine. It supports any and all spiritual paths or simply paths of healing and growth. Let me explain. Reiki is...
Introducing Forde on Fire

Introducing Forde on Fire

Today I’m happy to introduce my website, Forde on Fire, to the world. This year, I made a clear declaration to myself to really show up for my life. I decided that NOW is the time to share my passions of yoga, meditation and energy healing with a much wider audience....
Broken OPEN

Broken OPEN

I am in awe of the difference a life on yoga, meditation, and Reiki makes. I recently faced a tremendous loss when my beloved soul dog, Peso, died after a 7 month journey with cancer. Five years ago, shortly after Peso was born, I lost something I thought I couldn’t...

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