Wisdom Wednesday #35 – 10 Tips to Start Living in the Present

Happy Wednesday!  I hope your day is going well. When I think about the present I think a lot about focusing on the breath and meditation since they have been helpful tools to help me step into the now. Moving beyond those two key elements, there are several more ways that you can become more…

Mindful Monday #64 – All That Matters is this Moment

Happy Monday.  If my life were a book this week was a page turner.  It was interesting to say the least. Surprises around every corner.  Oh the adventure that is life!  As I mentioned last week for the next four weekends I will be volunteering with a non-profit organization called Awaken Arts. I first volunteered…

Know Your Worth and Stand in Your Light

“I write for those […] who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they are so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves.  We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t.”  – Audre Lorde This week has been fully balanced between the amazing…

Wisdom Wednesday #34 – Note to My 13 Year- Old Self

It’s Wednesday!  This week I am preparing my speech to give to at-risk youth this weekend through a program called Awaken Arts.  Along with sharing my story of my past, I am interweaving quotes and mantras into my speech for the youth to carry with them throughout the week and throughout their life.  While I…

Mindful Monday #63 – Reflecting on the Past

Good morning.  Happy Monday!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend.  A lot has happened since I last posted, even though it’s only been three days. The weekend was filled with friends new and old, several needed realizations and more strides towards strengthening my voice. The weekend was nothing short of amazing.  My life is…

In Good Company

A few weeks ago I attended a business woman’s mentoring event. As I drove to the location and approached the doors of the event there was no sense of nervousness that came over me. It wasn’t until I entered the room that I felt a bit nervous. Sticking to my old habits, I quickly found…

Mindful Monday #62 – Are You Happy?

Happy Monday!  I’m back in Los Angeles.  I’m ready to write more reflections posts about what I have learned and how my life has changed since I took my leap of faith.  For this weeks Mindful Monday life is as simple as asking the following question: Are You Happy?  The perceived challenge to this question…

Mindful Monday #61 – Regret

Happy Monday! I am currently out of state, at home with my family for the week. Coming home is always a blessing because I get to spend time with friends and family. For me, home is a place where I can rest and relax. I always gain great insights here because I am able to…

Double Down

It is hard to live in the unknown, but everything in life is unknown. Life is created moment by moment and some moments we can and cannot predict. I’m currently living in a moment that I predicted a few weeks ago, but never imagined a few months ago. My current situation in life will work…

Wisdom Wednesday #33 – Resume or Eulogy?

It’s April Fools Day! I hope you can get through the day without someone pulling a prank on you. There are no pranks here today, but the opposite – a semi heavy subject. If you follow my blog regularly, you know that February was a very, very hard month. Of all the hard moments of…