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Mental and Emotional Self-Care

Mental and Emotional Self-Care

It’s so easy in our modern life to glorify busyness. And it’s legit. We all have stuff to do. Important stuff to do. The problem is when we don’t have balance and that lack of balance gets in the way of our mental and emotional health. Sometimes we are even so far out...

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The Power of Your Breath

The Power of Your Breath

You know how we always tell kids to “relax and calm down"?? Well, I can guarantee you that the last thing a kid is going to do when you tell them to relax and calm down, is actually relax and calm down. And it’s not because they are being defiant (well, maybe they...

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What Does it Mean to Journey Forward Anyways??

What Does it Mean to Journey Forward Anyways??

So you may have noticed me using the phrase "Journey Forward" a lot in the past few months... Before I tell you more about it, let me share a joke that I used to hear my mom tell while I was growing up: A surgeon, in the middle of surgery says, "Oops!" One of his...

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The Time I Went to the ER in Paris

The Time I Went to the ER in Paris

***I’m sharing this post to be authentic...life is not always the perfect posed pictures on FB*** (Originally posted on FB on June 24, 2019) I’ve just started week 3, of a 4-week European journey...Though I felt fine in Zurich and Rome, a cough I’d had for a few weeks...

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Mothers and Daughters Around the World

Mothers and Daughters Around the World

Two years ago, I chaperoned a middle school field trip to LA for the WE Day conference. I didn’t know much about the organization ME to WE, that hosted the conference, but was quickly inspired. It was started by two teenage brothers 20 years ago because they wanted to...

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I’m being aware – now what??

I’m being aware – now what??

I get this questions a lot: I’m being aware, but now what? No what do I do with this? Well, for me, I had to start to learn how to slow down. I had to start to learn how to not be so consumed by what was next, that I wasn’t present with what is. I had to learn to...

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My First Heart-Opener

My First Heart-Opener

The first time I did a heart-opener, I burst into tears. I was at Esalen, which is a spiritual retreat center in Big Sur, and it literally is, hands-down, my most favorite place on earth. Nestled into an expansive property overlooking picturesque cliffs of the Pacific...

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7 Tips to being a Patient Parent

7 Tips to being a Patient Parent

I’ve always known I’d be a good mom. But I also used to have a lot of fears about parenting, like all the unknowns that I couldn’t control. In the beginning I felt unsure of what to do to be most effective and how to always stay calm. There were definitely some...

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How’s about some kindness, eh?

How’s about some kindness, eh?

So, I’m guess we all share the same problem – that is the loud voice inside your head that tells you mean things, has a harsh tone of voice, criticizes you and treats you worse than your own worst enemy. Can you relate? Do you know what I’m talking about? Yup -it’s...

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Warning ⚠️⚠️: Honest and vulnerable post up ahead

Warning ⚠️⚠️: Honest and vulnerable post up ahead

Please read with caution, as it may bring up your own shit along the way. Sorry, not sorry. I had a really beautiful vacation in Kauai. The pictures speak for themselves. I absolutely love it there!! It’s one of my happy places where I feel super connected to spirit,...

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