Slowing Down to Wake Up

L I S T E N☝️ It’s so hard for so many of us slow down and take in what’s happening right now. I don’t mean in the news. I mean right in front of you and within you. I mean it in a real way. In the way of the world right now saying WAKE UP WAKE UP. For me, too. When I...
Recognize Yourself As Your Friend

Recognize Yourself As Your Friend

“Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as your friend.” I came across this quote from Elizabeth Gilbert the other day. It felt like relief and at the same time, I drew a blank when I tried to call to mind an actual...
Stay awkward! No, really.

Stay awkward! No, really.

Some weeks are messy. If you’re trying something new, it’s messy and awkward at first and often feels impossible. There are weeks as a teacher and writer that I feel like a 2-year-old learning to speak so others can understand me. I’m feeling it in some ways this...
What Is Truly Self-Care?

What Is Truly Self-Care?

I am on a mission to expand the modern-day definition of self-care because it is something we all so desperately need in our everyday life. There’s a whole self-care industrial complex that has sprung up over the last few years to convince us that self-care means...
Letting Curiosity Lead

Letting Curiosity Lead

C U R I O S I T Y ✨ I’ve been thinking about it as a thread that leads us into our own path. Curiosity invites in the mystery of life. We can’t always explain what draws us to something and often we only know once we follow our curiosity through. ✨ I snapped this pic...

Finding A Way Forward

I remember in my 20s wishing I could live a multitude of lives. It seemed like I would need to live more than one so that I could experience all the different possibilities I wondered about. What would it be like to live in California? What about New York City? I was...