Building the Case for Marriage

Last year was filled with many surprises. The themes that came up in my life were even more surprising, because some of them defined my year. Marriage. One of the most charged words in the English language. Everyone has an opinion and view on the topic. There are several images and ideas that are freely associated when…

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 in 2013, what I didn’t know is that it was the beginning of having moments when would be alone or feel isolated. Seeking…

Mindful Monday #125 – Pause

Pauses are wonderful. Pause for a moment. Now pause for 5 minutes. How do you feel? The weekend is a pause from the week. A vacation is a pause from our daily lives. Even when we are breathing, once we have in hailed a full breath there is a slight pause before we exhale. Our breath is so seamless that we…

Mindful Monday #117 – Inner Peace

Last week was blissful. This week has been a continuation of that amazing feeling. The moment I stepped into self-acceptance, I felt my body soften into a calm that I have never experienced. The metaphorical water of my life feels at peace too. It’s beautiful. I am not a master or expert on inner peace, self-acceptance…

Wisdom Wednesday #63 – One Breath

Today’s wisdom fell into my lap on Monday. For my spiritual awareness class I was given several assignments one of them is to meditate daily. I learned to meditate almost seven years ago and the practices has  woven in and out. Three years ago I set the goal to meditate daily and I felt the benefits of a…