NEW BEGINNINGS

Sooooooo, I took an un-planned month off from my usual routine (talk about an obvious self-sabotage moment.) Work has been unbearably busy, family emergencies, constant travel; the focus on other things have revved up all the cravings that led to my unhealthy lifestyle originally. I have been saying for months, ‘Monday I’m going to get serious’ … Continue reading NEW BEGINNINGS

NO MORE EXPECTATIONS

I truly believe expectations hinder our ability to be at peace. Expectations cause unhealthy attachments to perfection, people, things, the future, and outcomes we wish we could control; but can't. If you keep up with the blog, you know I had a bumpy June (can read here). As I was re-playing the month in my … Continue reading NO MORE EXPECTATIONS

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS: OPEN YOUR EYES

I was so saddened this week with the news that we lost two bright and amazingly talented creatives to suicide, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. In light of the media coverage and social media outpouring, it's a timely reminder to encourage open conversations about mental health and examine your own knowledge of mental illnesses. Everyone struggles at some point … Continue reading MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS: OPEN YOUR EYES

LAUNDRY MEDITATION

Laundry is one of those minuscule necessary actions that we could go about one of two ways: be negative (annoyed, rushed, chaotic) or calm (centered, organized, mindful). My laundry washes for 30 minutes and dries for about 45 minutes. All in, it's usually about 2 hours of my day. While those two hours are unavoidable, … Continue reading LAUNDRY MEDITATION