Category Archive: Free Write Friday

When Did We Grow Numb?

I’ve been carrying sadness in my heart. When I focus on what lead to this sadness I get angry, and by the end of the retelling of the story or when I recall… Continue reading

Take a Step Back

Each fall and spring I look forward to working with at-risk teens through an arts non-profit. This program is a highlight of the season. I have been working with the group for three years.… Continue reading

Marriage: Where do I stand?

I knew where I stood on this subject for myself, but through this process it changed.

Position Yourself for Marriage

“Give yourself a real shot at a good marriage, because once you are in marriage, it’s a whole new ball game. “

You Have a Choice to Get Off the Train

“It seems like you were on the train.” I told the woman with tired, worn eyes. “On the train?” She asked in a confused tone. In the moments leading up to what she… Continue reading

Marriage: Overexposure

I’m currently in a month long meditation on Marriage. I was ecstatic to realize, in February 2016, I worked through common fear most people have around marriage. What perplexed me was having that realization as… Continue reading

The Road to Marriage: Where You ARE vs. Where you NEED to Be

Two weeks ago, with much hesitation, I kicked off a mini-series on Marriage. In February 2016, I realized I was ready for marriage. I was beyond excited for this realization and I could not… Continue reading

Building the Case for Marriage: My Framework

I don’t want to talk about marriage. It’s the last thing I want to talk about. As a little girl, I was an observer. I spent much of my time in silence and observed more… Continue reading

A Leader will Emerge

We are at the start of something new. Change can be difficult. Many long for days past. Those who live in the past or deeply try to hold on to what was are… Continue reading

A Place I Never Imagined

Home get’s better and better with each visit. I visited my childhood home for the holidays as I do each year. When I first moved to Los Angeles, each time I visited home, I… Continue reading

A Year in (Relative) Isolation

I was isolated for the majority of 2016 as a result of both chance and choice. This wasn’t the first year I have been in this place. My journey towards finding a work-life balance started… Continue reading

She Told Me to Stay Single

In a room filled with the chatter of over 200 people, I only heard her words. The crowd was muted by a truth, her truth, that she spoke to me. This year has… Continue reading

Tired, Worn Eyes

I keep seeing her eyes. They were tired, worn and weak. There was so much emotion behind them. I could only imagine she expressed them in her silence. If she expressed them at all? I… Continue reading

Women & the Solar Plexus

In order to do it all (only if you want to do it all) you must take care of yourself first, honor your power, renew your energy and take all the rest you need.

Set Limits For Your Wellness

What ways do you use or lose your energy?