The Time I Went to the ER in Paris

The Time I Went to the ER in Paris

***I’m sharing this post to be authentic...life is not always the perfect posed pictures on FB*** (Originally posted on FB on June 24, 2019) I’ve just started week 3, of a 4-week European journey...Though I felt fine in Zurich and Rome, a cough I’d had for a few weeks...

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Mothers and Daughters Around the World

Mothers and Daughters Around the World

Two years ago, I chaperoned a middle school field trip to LA for the WE Day conference. I didn’t know much about the organization ME to WE, that hosted the conference, but was quickly inspired. It was started by two teenage brothers 20 years ago because they wanted to...

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My First Heart-Opener

My First Heart-Opener

The first I did a heart-opener, I burst into tears. I was at Esalen, which is a spiritual retreat center in Big Sur, and it literally is, hands-down, my most favorite place on earth. Nestled into an expansive property overlooking picturesque cliffs of the Pacific...

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7 Tips to being a Patient Parent

7 Tips to being a Patient Parent

I’ve always known I’d be a good mom. But I also used to have a lot of fears about parenting, like all the unknowns that I couldn’t control. In the beginning I felt unsure of what to do to be most effective and how to always stay calm. There were definitely some...

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Don’t Change That Radio Station!

Don’t Change That Radio Station!

  Don’t Change That Radio Station!   I took my first mindfulness class a few years ago. Truth be told, I knew nothing about mindfulness when I signed up. Though serendipity led me to attend a 6-week introduction class, I was unaware that I was being...

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Live Your Authentic Life

Live Your Authentic Life

  Don’t Change That Radio Station!   I took my first mindfulness class a few years ago. Truth be told, I knew nothing about mindfulness when I signed up. Though serendipity led me to attend a 6-week introduction class, I was unaware that I was being...

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How’s about some kindness, eh?

How’s about some kindness, eh?

  Live Your Authentic Life   I took my first mindfulness class a few years ago. Truth be told, I knew nothing about mindfulness when I signed up. Though serendipity led me to attend a 6-week introduction class, I was unaware that I was being cosmically led...

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Warning ⚠️⚠️: Honest and vulnerable post up ahead

Warning ⚠️⚠️: Honest and vulnerable post up ahead

So, I’m guess we all share the same problem – that is the loud voice inside your head that tells you mean things, has a harsh tone of voice, criticizes you and treats you worse than your own worst enemy. Can you relate? Do you know what I’m talking about? Yup -it’s...

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Do you ever feel stuck in your life?

Please read with caution, as it may bring up your own shit along the way. Sorry, not sorry. I had a really beautiful vacation in Kauai. The pictures speak for themselves. I absolutely love it there!! It’s one of my happy places where I feel super connected to spirit,...

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Send Love to Everyone this Valentine’s Day

My guess is that there have been times (or are currently) when you felt completely overwhelmed by what is going on in your life, and it feels almost too big to even begin to take action on how to get out of it and move forward. I’ve been there too, and I can relate to...

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My Everyday Mindfulness

My Everyday Mindfulness

One of my most favorite mindfulness practices is lovingkindness practice. In traditional Buddhist practice, this is called metta. It is the practice of extending well-wishes and thoughts of kindness to others. When thinking about sending out love, you might only think...

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Stop Multitasking and Be More Productive

  My Everyday Mindfulness   I took my first mindfulness class a few years ago. Truth be told, I knew nothing about mindfulness when I signed up. Though serendipity led me to attend a 6-week introduction class, I was unaware that I was being cosmically led...

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How Do I Let My Sh*t Go??

Our lives are so busy and we attempt to do it all! We are constantly in a juggling act between school, homework, jobs, family, friends, relationships, exercise, and personal time. Sometimes we are successful in getting through many items on our to-do list, however,...

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The Benefits of Giving

My guess is that there have been times (or are currently) when you felt completely overwhelmed by what is going on in your life, and it feels almost too big to even begin to take action on how to get out of it and move forward. I’ve been there too, and I can relate to...

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Gratitude is More Than Just a Feel-Good Sort of Thing

Have you ever been so excited to give someone a gift, that you just couldn’t wait for the occasion to arrive? Isn’t it sometimes even a better feeling than when you receive something? I know this happens to me. When I find that perfect something for a person I love, I...

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Be Your Own Best Friend

There are numerous benefits to beginning and maintaining a gratitude practice. Even though it can feel like gratitude is just “feel-good” sort of thing, it actually has many proven benefits that can have lasting effects on not only your mood, but your overall health!...

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You Need An Attitude…An Attitude of Gratitude!

Let me ask you this…Have you ever had a time where you were struggling about something, and you kept playing the situation over and over in your head? Ask yourself: what is the tone of voice of your inner-self? Is it kind? Caring? Comforting? Encouraging? Generally,...

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The Steps to Understanding and Building a Meditation Practice

  Don’t Change That Radio Station!   I took my first mindfulness class a few years ago. Truth be told, I knew nothing about mindfulness when I signed up. Though serendipity led me to attend a 6-week introduction class, I was unaware that I was being...

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The Light in the Dark

  Live Your Authentic Life   I took my first mindfulness class a few years ago. Truth be told, I knew nothing about mindfulness when I signed up. Though serendipity led me to attend a 6-week introduction class, I was unaware that I was being cosmically led...

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Just Be There…It’s Almost Enough

I’ve always known I’d be a good mom. But I also used to have a lot of fears about parenting, like all the unknowns that I couldn’t control. In the beginning I felt unsure of what to do to be most effective and how to always stay calm. There were definitely some...

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