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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...