How to have Hard Conversations

In the U.S. we are two days away from the 2020 elections. The past few months and weeks have been filled with stress, worry and anxiety. This election is a big one not only for the people in the US, but for people abroad. There is palpable fear and division that is present not only…

Tune Tuesday # 58 – We Can Work It Out

It’s Tuesday and boy do we need music now more than ever. Instead of drowning out the noise, we need to cut through it because the noise can over take us or even overwhelm up. Even though I have a mindfulness and meditation practice, I find myself challenged to remain calm and at peace at…

Rise from the Mud

The only way is both through the struggle and up. May we choose this course.​

I am Thankful for: The Gift of Space

COVID 19 has meant different things to me at different parts of the year. It March, it meant Anxiety and Fear because the U.S. was given little to no information about the virus and how to navigate it. In April, it meant adjusting to a full house, since my sister and niece moved back in,…

Why I Wear A Mask

At the start of the year the terms “COVID-19” and “Coronavirus”, were new words used to label a new virus. This once obscure term that labeled an obscure virus would become a household name that would completely shape and define the new year. Doctors provided the public with new information about the virus from it’s…

Dare to Be Real

Social distancing is asking us to be real in ways that is proving to be a challenge.

I am Thankful for: Recent Memories

“What was the last meal you had at a restaurant?” My sister asked sometime last week during dinner. It took me a awhile to answer her question because I could not rember. Everything changed so quickly, yet the days feel so long and drawn out. The days blend together making each day feel like Sunday….

Wisdom Wednesday #90 – Good News

Happy Wednesday! I hope this Wednesday finds you safe, healthy and in good spirits. If you are feeling a bit isolated or blue, todays Wisdom may brighten your day or warm your heart. Because of the current circumstances we are in, actor John Krasinski, launched Some Good News, to counter all the daunting news around…

Tune Tuesday #55 – Balance

Happy Tuesday! I have been social distancing for almost four weeks. As a freelancer / contracted employee, for over thirteen years, my work by nature has made me adaptable. For years I worked in the entertainment industry. My offices would be in business complexes, hotel conference rooms, hotel rooms, on studio lots and when I…

The Distance Between Us

6 Feet Apart. Social Distancing. Work from Home. School from Home. COVID-19 has forced everyone to stay home, creating space between people, families and communities for the health and safety of all. There are some defiant, not taking it serious, I do what I want people that are making it worse for everyone. If you…

This is Not Normal

Our current reality, that people are calling the “new normal” is something else. I am grateful for the conversations that we are having around topics that range from: health care, access to resources, housing, work from home, living wages, sick leave etc. There are so many critical conversations that we are having as a country,…