After the Fall

After the Fall

  I am on the plane heading home from my trip to Thailand.  This trip was unbelievable on so many levels that I am still processing its innumerable elements.  One thing that stands out is how indescribable it is to travel alone.  I am blown away at how long it took me...
Loving Yourself is Just the First Step

Loving Yourself is Just the First Step

For most of my adult life I had romantic love, and then I didn’t and then I had it again and so on and so on and so on. Always the having or not having. Always the joy or the heartbreak. Always the quest. I have spent endless hours discussing countless scenarios...
Stepping Up

Stepping Up

    Bucket lists are an interesting phenomenon.  For me, they are more than just a list of somedays and maybes but they stand as a call to action.  They call to me, pull me towards them, shouting at me at times that the only thing keeping them on my list are my own...
Navigating the Big Birthday

Navigating the Big Birthday

  Birthdays are such an interesting event. The date is always special to us-we all think of that “date” and always remember it. It is ours! Some people like to celebrate the whole week but we all at least acknowledge the day. I need to give thanks to the Universe for...
Self-Love; the best gift of all.

Self-Love; the best gift of all.

Valentine’s Day I grew up as the youngest of three sisters.  Every year since I can remember my father would bring each of his four girls (my Mom included) a card and a gift.  It was a loving gesture.  It always made me feel loved and special.  It developed one of my...
Nature is our playground to face our fears.

Nature is our playground to face our fears.

I believe exercising in nature is a metaphor for life. This week I was in a ski lesson that I knew before I went would be outside my comfort level. The instructor is a kick-ass female who loves to push the envelope. Even when the envelope isn’t hers! These women were...