Mindful Monday #140 – Define Happiness

As kids we dream big. What adults see as abstract and impossible, is possible to to a child. As kids, we want to be mothers, teachers, hair dressers, doctors, lawyer, waiters, dancers and zoologist. We never once doubt our dreams or think of the steps it will take to get us there. We simply dream. As…

The Love Within

“What are your goals for the year?” My friend asked. Silence. I was speechless and said nothing. For as long as I can remember, I have always known what my goals are for the coming year; but this December 2015 was different. I had just healed from being very, very sick for a month and…

Tune Tuesday #24 -Starlight

“I don’t know if it’s worth it anymore?” That line is from the Muse song Starlight. I first heard that song when I was an intern at a local radio station in Arizona and it quickly became the symbol of my dream to move to Los Angeles and further my career in the entertainment industry….

Wisdom Wednesday #57 – Starved for Connection

“Babies get the most amount of touch, while the elderly get the least.” Ever since I heard that stat in college, it stuck with me. As a young girl, I remember feeling sympathetic towards the elderly that I saw in the community and at church who were alone. As a very, young girl I was…

Wisdom Wednesday #55 – Alone Together

It’s Wednesday and the eve of Thanksgiving. Yesterday’s post talked about inclusion, today’s post talks about isolation and loneliness. When I was in college I remember a professor saying: Babies get the most amount of touch, while the elderly get the least amount of touch. What does that mean? Babies receive the most amount of…

Home Sweet Home

Welcome home.  For many, this time of year is filled with reconnects, reunions and trips back to our home states, cities and towns.  We head back to the places that shaped us in our early phases of life, we come home.  For many coming home is a place where we can rest, rejuvenate and celebrate…

Never Alone

My best friend aka Soul Sister sent me an email with the image below.  In the body of the email was the single line, “Reminds me of you.”  The email, a simple gesture, put a smile on my face this week.  After reading the quote a few more times, I agree that the quote reminds me…