Category Archive: Reflection

I Dreamt About an Ex…

I woke up profoundly changed, about a month ago. This change occurred while I was asleep having, what at first felt like a nightmare, but in actuality it was a dream. Over seven years… Continue reading

The Year of Adventure

Happy New Year! It’s 2017!!! I hope your 2016 ended well with peaceful resolve on the hard moments and experiences of your year.  I hope you had profound realizations on ways that you… Continue reading

Illusions of Connection

Unplugging from social media for two months brought a profound lesson in 2016.

Outlook 2017: The Cards are on the Table

 2016 was a tough year, if not the toughest, for so many people. Many negative comments regarding 2016 have populated my personal facebook feed for the past month. Never before have so many people… Continue reading

‘No Longer the Quiet, Shy Girl Who was in Pain’

I never planned to be here. I never thought I would write this blog, write this consistently and live the life I am living. Today is my three-year anniversary of starting The Illuminated Voice. This blog started out… Continue reading

What Do I Tell The Girls?

Fear occurs when we stop living in our present.

I Believe in You.

Within each of us exists an endless supply of love.

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.… Continue reading

A Place Called Home

This weekend was ABSOLUTELY PHENOMENAL and by far the best weekend of 2016. I loved every bit of it. In the past three months, I have only been in Los Angeles for 12… Continue reading

Life at Light Speed

Happy New Year! It’s so good to be back here writing. We have only been in the the new year for ten days. I am amazed with how different this year has already unfolded compared… Continue reading

All Is Not Lost

Happy New Year’s Eve! I hope the year was good to you and everything that you needed it to be. If the year was a challenge, I hope you learned and grew or… Continue reading

Why is Life So Hard?

Joy and gratitude are simple emotions that are easier to experience as you get older.

My Grown Up Christmas Wish

Why am I writing? Should I continue to blog? Does my writing matter? I have been blogging a little over two years and this fall I started to question my blogging. I started blogging… Continue reading

Facing Your Fears Can Be Isolating

I will be headed out of town for work in a few days. I have a lot to do to prepare for my trips, yet I sit and write. I am writing because… Continue reading

I’m Thankful for: Good Conversation

These past two weeks I have caught up with a few friends and mentors who I have not seen in months, years or almost a decade. Good friendships that picks up where they… Continue reading