Write It Out Challenge Day #4

Prompt: If I were practicing deep self love, I would start....and I would stop.... I want to start by saying, I truly believe self-love is the beginning of all happiness. Why we don't teach our children this in elementary school, is beyond me. I'm not perfect, but I have a lot of self-care already build [...]

Day #17, A Gift for You

I don't know about you, but I have been pinching pennies to make this holiday meaningful. I'm making most of our gifts this year, but still trying to make them fun and festive. I've actually been bringing my lunch to work to make up for the extra spending. We all sacrifice a little this time [...]

Day #9, Traditions

Good morning, lovely people! It's Saturday, a sleepy, cold Saturday, and a perfect day to look for the light in our lives. On Christmas Eve each year, my mother gathered us around the tree after dinner. The few presents that preceded Santa were wrapped with precision, and adorned in pretty bows. Three identical packages always [...]

Mind, Body & Spirit: A journey of self-love

Being a woman is hard. Being alive is hard. I can't speak to what it is like to be a man, or what it is like to be dead, but these two things I know to be true. In childhood, things seemed much simpler, but as we grow we are exposed to the realities and [...]

The Power of Your Pen

Do you consider yourself a writer? I wish that more people did. Being a writer doesn't mean you want to be published, or even that you want to share your words. Writing and journaling has been an outlet for self-expression and documenting milestones for a long time. I bet most of your grandmothers, and even [...]

Darkness Settles

Even on a journey that seems crystal clear, we can easily become derailed. The last 4 months have been one of the longest stints of emotional clarity I've had in a long time. My purpose and focus, my motivation and rhythm, have been clear and attainable. Yoga has been a guiding light during this process, [...]