I’m Thankful for: Intuition

It’s Friday. I post gratitude posts on Thursday, but these past few weeks I have wanted to break form. I must honor it and follow my intuition. It wasn’t until I studied improv three years ago, that I learned all the ways that I have stifled myself. Choosing to be silent in times of conflict…

Wisdom Wednesday #51 – Body Intelligence

Today’s Wisdom Wednesday came to me in my voice class this weekend. After each voice class, my instructor pulls a book or two from his bookshelf. This bookshelf is small, but packed with books – mostly of poetry and some of spirituality. This particular class he pulled a book of Rumi’s teachings. We use the…

Mindful Monday #87 – One More Round

This weekend was a little over whelming. I am enjoying the current state of my life and the fruits of all my labor. I was able to catch up with a lot of friends that I haven’t seen in months. It was so good to see everyone. There is a bit of sadness in my…

The Cusp of Change

“Without fail the universe provided exactly what I need when I need it.”

Accommodation

I flew home last weekend to throw a baby shower for my sister the doc student. I have two older sisters, my sister, the doc student, is the middle sister. (I am the youngest.) She is the first in my family to have a baby and we are excited that she will be having a…

Be Kind to Yourself

Whew.  What a month. I hoped life would give me a little breather and it has to some extent. This series on love and relationships has been interesting. I planned the topics I wanted to write about this month, but I did not anticipate where life or my writing would take me in relation to…

Shake It Out – My Month of Writing

I am embarking on a personal writing journey (Mindful Monday #10: Letting Go) for the Month of May.  I will write the third part of my solo piece (The Unimaginable), which is the hardest story to write to date.  I’ve avoided writing this story, I’ve avoided this storyline for almost a decade.  In all fairness,…

One Life to Live

“ I got married so I could get away from my mother.”  A classmate revealed to our small group, when I was an undergrad.  Her conversation piece was completely off topic for the group.  We were a task-based group, assigned to that specific group, to complete a research assignment.  Our group never opened up in…

Mindful Monday #8 – Leap of Faith

I am contemplating ANOTHER redirection. This month has been the hardest month of 2014.  At times I have felt like I am at the center of a hurricane, yet in those moments, to my surprise, I have remained grounded and calm. I have gained a deeper understanding on parts of my life that I didn’t…

Cleansing My Soul

Last week I was on location in Houston. (This is the third time I have been on location in almost eight years since I have been in the industry and it’s the first time I have been on location since I have been in LA.) This show has been many firsts for me. It is the first…

This Isn’t Goodbye

I am on location this week.  To be on location in the film industry means that the production company I work for is shooting in a remote city, which requires travel and housing (away from the production companies home base.)  Working on location in the department that I am in challenges my goal to write…

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. …