Parenting During Difficult Times

Parenting During Difficult Times

Parenting is always hard, but parenting during Covid has brought some new challenges. Covid, sheltering-in-place, and kids being out of school has hit us all in different ways. For some it’s brought great suffering, both physical, mental and emotional. For others,...

read more
How to Go From Surviving to Thriving

How to Go From Surviving to Thriving

May is Mental Health Awareness month, and what better time than now — in the midst of a global pandemic — than for us to bring awareness, and compassion, to our collective mental health. Typically, it can easy for someone to make lots of assumptions about another...

read more
Relationships Are So Damn Hard

Relationships Are So Damn Hard

Relationships are hard Let me say that again. Relationships are so damn hard. And they are even harder during a pandemic! Everything that was under a flashlight of awareness is now under a floodlight of awareness. There is no hiding from what’s been seeping under the...

read more
What You May Be Feeling is Depression…and That is Okay

What You May Be Feeling is Depression…and That is Okay

Regardless of your family history, or your predisposition to depression, feeling depressed is something that I think we can all related to right now going through this pandemic. Depression is not just being in a bad mood or being sad or unmotivated. At the root of...

read more
How to Stay Calm During the 2020 Election

How to Stay Calm During the 2020 Election

After the 2016 election, in addition to having an increase of clients coming in reporting "election anxiety" or "political anxiety", I also remember seeing a lot of articles pop up in my social media addressing the question of, “How am I going to deal with the...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
Parenting During Difficult Times

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...

read more
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...

read more
Live Your Authentic Life

Live Your Authentic Life

  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...

read more
How’s about some kindness, eh?

How’s about some kindness, eh?

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...

read more
Warning ⚠️⚠️: Honest and vulnerable post up ahead

Warning ⚠️⚠️: Honest and vulnerable post up ahead

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,...

read more

Do you ever feel stuck in your life?

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...

read more

Send Love to Everyone this Valentine’s Day

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...

read more
My Everyday Mindfulness

My Everyday Mindfulness

  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...

read more

Stop Multitasking and Be More Productive

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,...

read more

How Do I Let My Sh*t Go??

What are you holding on to, that is no longer serving you, but you aren’t able to let go of? It is so easy to get stuck in habits and patterns that keep you held to the past, mistakes, shame, old relationships, or stories that no longer apply. There are many reasons...

read more

The Benefits of Giving

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...

read more