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Radical Self-Care

When you think of self-care, what comes to mind? Long baths, spa days, and cocktails with girlfriends are a few of the trendier images that may pop into your

Navigating Disappointment

Disappointment is defined as sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations. It’s safe to say that we’ve all been disappointed at some point in

Making Space

I recently watched an interview of Fran Drescher, yes Fran Drescher. If you don’t know who she is google, “The Nanny.” It was one of my favorite shows growing

Embracing the Pause

We spend most of our lives living from the outside in. We look externally for what we should value, believe in, look like, and aspire to. Our entire system

Navigating Detours

Have you ever encountered an unexpected detour?  It’s pretty safe to say that we all have experienced a detour in our lives at some point.  Detours take us on

The Gift of Gratitude

Gratitude is the ultimate gift.  It is the one that keeps on giving.  By definition gratitude is the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to

Saving a Seat

Have you ever saved a seat for someone?  Some of my earliest memories are of me saving seats for my school friends.  When we would have an all-school assembly,

What is empathy?

Empathy.  It's a word that I've rumbled with my entire life.  I've known the literal definition and still used it interchangeably with sympathy.  I've asked people to lend it

What Do You Believe?

This morning, as my kids were sleeping in my bed, I walked through the house doing my usual routine.  I cut the porch lights off, began opening the shades,

Feeling Broken

Today before my yoga class started, I overheard two women talking. One of the women had injured her wrist and was wearing a protective wrap around it. When asked

Finding Value

For most of my life, I allowed people to determine my value. How much someone loved me, complimented me, and acknowledged me determined how much I valued and loved


I have a friend that keeps getting injured.  Every few months, they hurt themselves.  The other day, they said, "I don't know why I keep getting injured.  I pray

Live Your Truth

When I first thought about starting this blog, I told a few people and their responses were mixed.  Some were very encouraging, and others warned against it.  Those that

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