Desire.

How do  you want to feel? This seemingly simple question is the basis for Danielle Laporte’s Desire Map, a soulwork practice for mindful goal setting and personal clarity. I first experienced the magic of the Desire Map on a yoga retreat over three years ago, and I’ve stuck with it ever since. I bring myself …

Thanksgiving Letters

In the fifth and sixth grade, I was gifted with a teacher who challenged me in my writing for the first time. Up to that point, I had only ever received praise from teachers who were impressed with accelerated writing skills. That’s what happens when you start keeping a journal and writing stories on your …

Reflecting.

Hate. Tragedy. Loss. I am grief stricken, and honestly I don’t believe I have a unique perspective to offer. I do, though, have reflecting to do. This weekend, the city of Pittsburgh underwent attack when an armed man entered Tree of Life Synagogue in the midst of a service, and opened fire. He killed 11 …