Author Archives: Natasha Tulkoff

Christmas Thoughts

Making gingerbread cookies. Sasha is playing nearby. Listening to Christmas music. Thinking: what if another Jesus is already born. What if it is my or your kid, or your neighbor kid, or a kid in your kid’s class? What if … Continue reading

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мне хорошо

Сижу на кухне, пью Малбек, слушаю “но я остаюсь”, читаю Фаину Раневскую – гремучая смесь и мне хорошо…. не классно, не здорово, а просто хорошо, и от этого хорошо тоже….

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I will grow, develop and contribute

I was making Russian pancakes, listening to online radio where iconic Russian singer Vladimir Vysotsky was singing his stories (it seems that I remember his voice for as long as I remember myself). And I was thinking that here I … Continue reading

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What is common between healthy ferns and healthy relationships?

I was watering my ferns. I love ferns.  I love them for no obvious reasons.  Maybe, it is ancient memory of old times when my prehistoric relatives were hiding in them from sable-tooth tigers.  Or maybe not. And, actually, do … Continue reading

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Larry Winget “Black&White”

Larry Winget “Black&White”.  I picked this book from the shelf yesterday looking for a quote for Mother’s day.  I picked it yesterday, and I still can’t put it back.  Since the time I read it last time I’ve already forgot … Continue reading

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Bless people who drive you crazy

Had two profound (in my world) lessons around feedback/feedforward in the past few days. On Saturday, I got some feedback from people who love me, and I had this interesting reaction around that feedback.  All I had in mind was: “they just … Continue reading

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To Dr. Seuss With Love

I fell… No! I am falling And falling in love… No, I’m not falling… I’m rising: Love takes me above… It takes me above To a wide open air It’s opener here Even more then was there. And as flying … Continue reading

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Sharp Targeting

  I just discovered that during the last night a raccoon caught one of our koi, ate half of it and left the rest on the deck for later use.  Poor little fish…  I don’t know how to bring the … Continue reading

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Not using your strengths is out of discussion. How to define them – this is a question.

Found that it is easy to fall into the trap of the perfection of the Universe, meaning that if everything is for some purpose, if there are no coincidences, if the world was created wisely, then why bother and do … Continue reading

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Way out is through the spirit

  Talked with Max about substance addictions this morning – short, but  insightful.  Triggered the following thoughts: we are trinity of  body, mind and spirit. At the “deep down” point of addiction mind and body are hugely affected by the substance, so people can’t … Continue reading

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