A girl. A city. In love.

She wrote stories of a time she hadn’t lived. She longed for sunshine days filled with the sweet smell of floral markets and pleasant smiles. She remembered the amber pendants hanging from iron columns. She felt her soul being called backwards; to a time and place that no longer existed. Some called her an old…

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My biggest growing experience.

You’re not growing if you refuse to let go. You’re not growing if you choose to stay safe. You’re not growing if you don’t accept change. As I was meditating today, I felt an urge to write. I wrote without thinking, without hesitation. “I have seen amazing detail in your dreams – so much so…

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When among the stars..

When you look at the night sky, what do you feel? Do you see an essence of yourself floating off in wanderlust? You feel your soul set free as you glide, at peace and remarkably graceful. A tattered ribbon of who you once were gently rests upon the ground where you sat. You have been…

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Generation: Heal

As I sit at my desk, staring out into the blue sky, I attempt to recall the exact moment when I realized that hurt had become my shield.  I wore it like a crest; majestic and proud.  I claimed that all circumstances were what they were due to the pain I felt in my soul.…

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Repurpose in Unexpected Places

As a bit of a hobby, I enjoy giving new life to old furnishings. Scaling off the old, drenching them in beautiful glory. I began to wonder why we don’t appreciate the repurposed phases of our lives as we do objects. For every closed door brings new opportunity. For every sad ending brings about realigned…

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When you smile..

Did you know that when you smile the entire world leaps to catch a glimpse? To capture the sight of such inexpiable beauty – unable to be justified to the human eyes. Such grace, such magnificence, such transparency of earthly elegance. Do you see it?  Do you feel it? Feel it to the depths of…

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4 Ways to Rid Yourself of Overwhelm as a Creative:

Get outside! As a creative, we tend to fixate on our creations and forget the little details that naturally inspire us. Smell the roses, literally! Get your feet on the grass! Take deep breaths of fresh air! 🌹 Smile! Oh gosh, do we have to?! YES! Your art shouldn’t be the only beauty that’s seen…

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Mom.

Its said that every mom and every child are unique. Special characteristics, personalities, quirks and amazing attributes that all equal to an unexplainable amount of love for another being. This Mother’s day I look at my two small kids in awe. I think of our trials and triumphs, the day each were born and the…

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When darkness rises.

The road may seem dark, it may seem off center, yet only you can navigate past the confusion to the other side. Darkness is part of each of us.  How you hold it depends on you.  You may find that it hurts to let it go, while others bury theirs at first sight. For me,…

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Flower Moon.

During an intense time in her life, she rose to see herself as a flower blooming for the first time.  She stood in the field surrounded by openness and promise.  Not a moment too soon, as she inhaled the sweet scent of wildflowers, she was filled with strength in a way she had never felt…

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You Already Are All That You Desire.

These are the words that came to me in a deep state of meditation.  I sat there in silence, looking at myself staring back at me when these words were spoken. “You already are all that you desire”. I shivered.  I sobbed.  I realized that all that makes me unique and an asset to this…

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When life gives you lemons…

Squeeze the shit out of those things!!! Seriously.  Who can honestly say life hasn’t thrown them a curveball a time or two?  Right.  No one.  So, what’s the antidote to all things shit?  MAKE LEMONADE! (think of the sensation that lemonade gives: sweet and sour, makes your mouth pucker up and leaves you feeling summer…

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Actions Speak Louder than Words.

Last week I spoke of characteristics.  Of how others perceive you – as to how and who you should be.  This isn’t entirely the same point, yet goes along with who you choose to be. Actions speak louder than words. When you think of this statement, what comes to mind?  For me, its being an example.  I…

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Love yourself first.

As you sit here reading this, you’re probably wondering why I’d begin with such a statement. Let me explain. As a relationship coach, and someone who had to go through my own version of hell to realize the detriment of my relationships, I can speak as frank as possible to say: Love yourself first so…

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Embracing change.

Human nature has taught us many things, yet most of them are wrong.  We grow up in a world that shapes us to believe who we are told we are. Only when we realize we are who we decide to be, is when our internal world really takes shape. If you’re like me, I had to…

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