Mindful Monday #183 – The Backburner

Wisdom is everywhere. We hear it from our teachers or parents/ guardians when we are young. We gain wisdom with each experience we have from childhood and beyond. We may read wisdom in poems or books or hear it in lectures or conversations. We may even speak our personal wisdom to our friends and colleagues….

Tune Tuesday #49 – This is Me

It’s Tuesday! I love todays song so much. I shared it everywhere, which made me think that I shared it here, when I had not. I am glad I waited, because sharing it now is more relevant. In our current cultural climate there are so many people that want to be seen and heard. Being…

Mindful Monday #147 – The Love You Long For

Happy Monday! It’s Valentine’s Day eve. Socially Valentines Day has focused more on romantic love versus’ other forms of love that are sometimes present in our daily lives. Romantic love is fantastic, but it is not the end all be all. Some people across the world, who in relationships, do not always or have ever felt…

Women & the Solar Plexus

In order to do it all (only if you want to do it all) you must take care of yourself first, honor your power, renew your energy and take all the rest you need.

I’m Thankful For: Freedom

This year, I had a few realizations that I have not written about yet. I have only verbally shared some of those realizations with a handful of friends. Some realizations require backstory in order to grasp the depth of the realization, others I am in the midst of understanding deeper and some I am not…

I’m Thankful For: Self Acceptance

The weekend felt ordinary. Late Monday night I realized more happened below the surface than I could see. I was home more then I was out. The 3 intentional activities that I did, were filled with open, positive people who are more strangers than acquaintances or friends. As we talked, each person shed light on…

Tune Tuesday #31 – The Bully Within

I remember when I was a kid, bullies existed, but not in the numbers that they exist today. In the digital age, the stretch of bullying has extended past the classroom and school and gone into the individual homes of a child. Unlike previous generations, who had a safe haven at home; kids and teens…

I’m Thankful for: Singlehood

Today’s Thankful Thursday has been on my mind for a month. Singlehood, depending on your age and gender, has different societal constructs and personal meanings that change at different stages of life. Often articles list reasons why we should enjoy being single to help someone get through a breakup. Other articles discuss the importance of…

Tune Tuesday #27 – Personal Power Starts with Self Love

It’s International Woman’s Day! Today is a special day that celebrates the strides woman have made from across the country and around the world. We are living in a unique time in history where hidden cultures or subcultures and the challenges they face are coming to the forefront of human consciousness. The broadening of the…

Mindful Monday #103 – You ARE LOVE

It’s Monday! I officially wrapped my most recent movie on Thursday (2/18). That movie was an adventure and demanding to the very end. This meditation on love has lead me to a place of understanding that I do not yet know how to communicate effectively. (But I am going to try.) A year ago a friend was…

Know Your Worth and Stand in Your Light

“I write for those […] who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they are so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves.  We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t.”  – Audre Lorde This week has been fully balanced between the amazing…