This post was originally published as part of Gently Moving Forward‘s Be Love Month Does it feel like everywhere you look these days, there are reminders that it’s February, the month of love? How often do you see a commercial or hear a radio spot about love and think “ugh, really, blah blah blah”? I […]
Have you ever experienced a time when someone says something pretty benign to you and yet, it hits that tender spot deep in your soul? You know the comments that bring you back to when you were a child, that make you feel shameful or like you just can’t get it right? I imagine that each of […]
When I first started writing my blog, the focus was specific to sharing my lessons learned and journey as I supported my son through his mental health crisis and aftercare. I felt compelled to share and provide insight as to the pitfalls, the challenges, and the maze of process that came along with this experience. […]
This year is going to be THE year to start putting our visions into action, make the changes we’ve been wanting and live our best year yet! The more we leave behind, the lighter we will travel towards our destination!
Christmas time, as the song goes, is a time of joy and cheer. For me, it serves as a reminder of a specific Christmas season four years ago; the year that everything changed. It was a major fork in the road for me, and as Yogi Berra says, “When you come to the fork in the road, take it” and take it I did.
This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend a writing and yoga retreat in the hills of Soquel, CA. It was a weekend of literally and figuratively “Coming Home”, a time that was quiet, meditative and introspective for me. I’ve decided to do things a bit different today and share one of my pieces from this wonderful weekend…
When I returned from my trip to Northern California back in August, after attending the BlogHer’14 conference, I wrote about how impactful the trip had been for me and that I could see myself living in the Bay Area. (I wrote a little bit about it here). Even on the flight home I […]
So thrilled to feature our first guest post here on the blog; the subject is Self Value and finding your worth as you look through the sometimes dark and cloudy lens of depression.
As many of you know, I attended the BlogHer conference in San Jose, CA just over a week ago and while many attendees posted their recaps right after the conference, I felt like I needed time to reflect on the pros and cons before sharing my personal experience. I honestly don’t plan to do a […]
One of the lingering affects of going through the health crisis with my son is a periodic feeling that the other shoe is going to drop. If I’m honest about it, and why not be honest after all that is why I’m sharing, it appears to me that this fear of something bad looming just […]