What is on my heart to share has nothing to do with washing our hands. Nothing to do with toilet paper. And nothing to do with social distancing. Rather, what is on my heart to share is naming the identify theft I’ve been experiencing. Walking the aisles of the grocery store this past week, observing…Continue reading Identity Theft
There are days I feel good in my skin and in my clothes. And then there are days I struggle to love myself. Lately, I’ve REALLY been struggling. Maybe it’s because I noticed on my health profile that I have a “condition” titled BMI. My height and weight ratio have me teetering on the edge…Continue reading Loving Ourselves Can Be Hard
I awoke yesterday morning and was greeted with my husband handing me his phone. I glanced down to see an article titled: Three American firefighters killed in a C-130 crash while battling the Australian fires. My heart sank. My husband is a C-130 pilot. And one of his greatest joys and passions within his job…Continue reading Letting Go of My Fear and Agenda for Hope
“It’s the New Year and we all know what that means….New Years Resolutions. While I think the idea behind the practice of making goals for the New Year is good, I find myself cautious. I question the motive and the attitude that drive why we make resolutions.” “I want to explore a different way of…Continue reading Exchanging Our Agendas for a Posture of Curiosity this New Year
” I’ve observed myself looking at the calendar and feeling the anxiety rising in me. But I want to try something different. I want to push the pause button and try on being present. I want to try on not becoming the crazy mom rushing from one thing to the next, missing the beauty and…Continue reading Pushing Pause: The Power and Gift of Our Presence
“Navigating the streets of New York City is not for the faint of heart. There is a boldness, confidence and fearlessness needed to walk the city streets in pursuit of the destination. The same is true of my heart. I need a boldness, a confidence and a fearlessness to navigate “my city” in pursuit of…Continue reading Finding the Light in the Midst of Darkness: A Walk in Central Park
“I’m unsure where to start. What to write. What to say. I guess that is common when you hear news that causes your breath to be caught. While sitting in the doctor’s office with a close family member, we received the heart breaking and disorienting news that the chemo is not working. The tumors of…Continue reading Learning to Be Kind to Myself: What Does that Look Like?
“As I strive to pace, plan and control the perception of my time of rest, I’ve become aware of an internal fear or a guilt for desiring moments to pause. To breathe. To rest. These are things not often valued in a culture that screams work harder, do more and be more. Thus, I find…Continue reading Redefining Rest: Practicing Pause, Presence and Peace