Mindful Monday #89 – You Are NOT Your Story

It’s already November! I can’t believe how fast the year has gone, but I sure felt every bit of the year. This time last year, I was working with Awaken Arts, a non-profit organization that believes that creativity is a catalyst for healing the soul. We work with at-risk teens to help them look at…

Choose Your Own Adventure

How often do you think about your childhood? I rarely think about mine. In fact, I usually have to be prompted by someone to think about it, otherwise I spend my time thinking about other things regarding my present and future. From time to time, I think about high school, but only in relation to…

Say What You Need to Say

I am a writing advisor for a national writing program that is starting a new chapter in Arizona.  This program is one of the reasons why I choose to stay in AZ for a few more weeks (which extended my month of writing). I had no intention to be an advisor for this program.  I…