It Takes a Village to Raise a Milagros (Miracle)

My first and only niece was baptized this past weekend. She was born Labor Day 2015. I was in town the weekend she was born. The morning I was scheduled to fly back to LA my sister went into labor. My boss allowed me to miss a day of work and stay an extra day to be present for this…

I’m Thankful For: Chance Encounters

Last week my friend was in town. I’ll call her the traveler. It was late July in 2014 when I met her. She was in town visiting a friend and I had just gotten back from my month of writing. I debated going out that night, to visit my friend at his restaurant, but I decided to…

Wisdom Wednesday #62 – Say Something

When I was headed home to my month of writing almost two years ago, I had a fair well coffee with a new friend. Conversation flowed easily between us, but there was moments of silence that could have been filled with words. Many time we speak out of our discomfort of silence, but in this case their were words that wanted…

Mindful Monday #112 – Energy

Improv is back in my life and I love it! I have been studying for over three years. I first studied the craft for a year and half and I noticed that I had a long way to go. Being completely raw and real on stage was frightening every time and it did not seem…

Tune Tuesday #31 – The Bully Within

I remember when I was a kid, bullies existed, but not in the numbers that they exist today. In the digital age, the stretch of bullying has extended past the classroom and school and gone into the individual homes of a child. Unlike previous generations, who had a safe haven at home; kids and teens…

Mindful Monday #110 – Manifestation

“You are a great manifestor,” my spiritual sister and my spiritual mentor have both told  over the years. Each time it sounded so foreign. I’m a great manifestor? It’s hard to talk about anything spiritual because it’s intangible and can be hard to grasp. We often have to see things to believe them, but our…

Life in Full Bloom

This week was the best week of my life. Prior to finding my voice in the Fall of 2013, I set the goal at the start of that year to balance my life. I did not know what I was getting into when I made that choice. And I didn’t think the choice would change…

I’m Thankful For: New Shoes

I have recommitted myself to the habit of working out daily. Thus far, I have only been able to work out 2-3 times a week, because of my schedule. But, I celebrate the fact that started the habit. I am enjoying working out and I have extended the amount of time I work out, which…

Tune Tuesday #30 – Heart of Gold

My heart is hurting. I do not want to write about today’s topic. Deep sigh. This is where my heart is … hurting. I have to follow it, honor it and let it speak. I ran into an ex this weekend. I met him a year ago. I remember when we first met. As I…

Mindful Monday #109 – Energized

This weekend was A-MAZE-ING. There were some hard moments, which I will talk about tomorrow, but today I want to focus on the lite. Even in the heavy my life feels so lite (and light.) The weekend was filled with an overload of self-realization. I am stepping into my personal power, and I am beginning…