Day 1…of 3,000
Lunch made, backpack packed, adorable outfit on, and we’re out the door for my daughter’s first day of 1st grade. She has about 2,999 more days to go (give or take) before she reaches college, but this first day seems monumental. And it’s not just any first day—it’s the first day in […]
The Cost of Happiness
It is a common belief that the more money you have, the happier you will be. We are surrounded by ads for the lottery, infomercials on how to get rich quick, videos of people on their yachts, in their sports cars, and in their mansions, all looking like they don’t […]
The Masks We Wear
We wear masks for many reasons, good and bad. We wear them to hide our identity, or become someone else for a little while. Festivities and Holidays such as Halloween and Masquerade Balls are chances to become what you want to reflect, a villain, a princess, a prince, or maybe even a monster, usually just for fun, but sometimes I wonder what the mask we choose really says about us.
2016 New Year, New Beginnings
While doing yoga one morning on vacation, my instructor asked me to set an intention for my practice. She noted that we all tend to be hard on ourselves and judge others harshly, and shared some words of wisdom, “Live in the moment and ground yourself onto the earth to find that connection between body and spirit.”