“You know it’s hard to get to know yourself when your alter ego is known so well, and you think it might be him they come to see.” It was 2008. I was driving from Los Angeles to San [...]
At barely twenty-one years old, I was ignorant to the fallout imminent by my many thoughtless actions. I did not yet have enough life experience to know how the consequences of my impulsive [...]
When my mom told me about the crash, I received a phantom punch to the throat. I couldn’t speak. I couldn’t inhale. I couldn’t exhale. I grabbed my neck in a reflex of panic for not being able to [...]
Winter Solstice –– Embrace the longest night of the year. Use this time to make peace with your shadow.
Life is a dance of shadows and light. Both are essential to our evolution. In the absence of shadowy events, the light and blissful experiences would cease to be special. Without contrast, we [...]
The idea of holiday gifting causes many to come undone at the seams. Not enough money. No time to shop. No idea what to get the distant family member whose name was drawn from a hat. [...]
Our partners cannot read minds. We need to know what we value most in our relationships and then make it known.
Relationships, and the transitions into and out of them have dominated conversation lately. A number of friends are renewing vows of commitment after years of matrimony. They are celebrating the [...]
You can exhale now. What you have to give…it is enough. How to embrace the holidays and your life knowing you are doing the best you can.
How did this happen?! The holidays are here! No sooner was orange and black swept from market aisles, when in the mail landed Nordstrom’s The Season Starts Here catalog. Every year at this [...]