Mindful Monday #127 – Transitions

In yoga, my instructor asked the class to focus on transitions. To me yoga is the practice of self-care. You are not competing with anyone, but yourself. Somedays you feel fantastic and are kicking each poses butt. Other days you may feel off, loose balance in your pose or don’t feel as strong. To help…

Mindful Monday #118 – Everyone Struggles

The grass is always greener on the other side. We all know this wisdom and often live by it. In times of great weakness or struggle we throw the wisdom aside and step into a place where we question and compare our struggles to others. The record that overcomes our thoughts sounds like this: Why…

Sometimes You Need to Scream

Today calls for some much needed screams. Yet, I am silent. While I want and need to, I won’t actually let go and lean into the flow to scream. In improv, I was prompted into a life or death situation to elevate my emotions so that I can perform from that emotional place. I tried…

Tune Tuesday #33 – Wake Me Up

I’ve been thinking about darkness a lot lately. We fear the dark when we are kids because we imagine that there are monsters in our closets or under our beds. As adults we out grow those childhood fears and illusions. Last year was a tough year each step of the way. Going into the year I…

New Strength

This week has been very, very busy and challenging. I haven’t had a lot of me time since I have been on location. Each day I noticed myself getting irritated with aspects of my work environment. My department supports every department on this move and we are understaffed. There really is not enough time or…

All Is Not Lost

Happy New Year’s Eve! I hope the year was good to you and everything that you needed it to be. If the year was a challenge, I hope you learned and grew or at least saw the light of each challenge. If the year all around stunk, I hope today is the high note that…

Why is Life So Hard?

Joy and gratitude are simple emotions that are easier to experience as you get older.

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….

Facing Your Fears Can Be Isolating

I will be headed out of town for work in a few days. I have a lot to do to prepare for my trips, yet I sit and write. I am writing because I need to. I’ve been having trouble writing these past few weeks and I don’t know why? As I caught up with…

Tune Tuesday #14 – Stand In the Fire

I first read the poem An Invitation, by Oriah, in my voice class in 2013. The poem first spoke to me, because it describes the way I seek to know people. I don’t want to see the public self, I want to see a person fully exhaled, open and vulnerable in my presence. The poem…