Goal Setting Can Change Your Life

Change is inevitable.  I don’t fear change, I welcome it with my goals. My life long goal is to be the best person I can be and live my best life. I think stagnation means you are dead or close to it. Life is about living. I choose life. I have never been so attached to…

Appreciate the Good

Made a gingerbread house this month! I was 10, the last time I made a gingerbread house. I have a Polaroid of my best friend and I with the gingerbread house that we co-decorated.  Decorating a house this year was fun and brought back childhood memories. I enjoyed being creative and doing a kid activity. …

Home for the Holidays

“We don’t remember days, we remember moments.” -Cesare Pavese Coming home for the holidays had a deep meaning for me since I moved to Los Angeles. My first visit home was for Thanksgiving in 2010.  It had been two months since I moved, yet the move itself made home feel foreign.  My life completely changed. …

Out with the Mold

 “This used to be my saying.” My LA Spiritual Sister liked the quote and responded, “it’s still mine.” She still uses this quote today? I thought. “’I’m pretty sure I would still use the quote now. But I haven’t said it in a long time because I am surrounded by people whose opinions I value.” …

The Final Curtain Call

I first experienced death when I was seven.  One of my close cousins died, followed by both of my grandmothers in a six-month period.  I experienced so much death as a child that I grew numb to death.  It wasn’t until I was 15, when a high school friend died that death became hard.  I…

Redirection: 7 Lessons from Living Differently

“I can’t take it anymore!” One thing built on another and another, until I reached a moment where I said “Enough!”  As a person of action I choose not to sit in misery.  I identified my problem and took active steps to overcome the problem.  This approach has always worked for me, but this time…