Recipe: PIMM’S CUP

Recipe: PIMM’S CUP

Welcome to Summer! I don't know about you, but I'm getting tired of my usual gin & tonic. Need a new drink for summer? Let's take a jump across the pond for inspiration. How about a Pimm's Cup? Pimm's No. 1 is a gin-based liqueur originally created in London as a...

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Strengthening Relationships: SIBLINGS

Strengthening Relationships: SIBLINGS

At the end of April, I had the opportunity to do something new: a sibling counseling workshop. The groom from a past counseling couple reached out and told me that he and his sisters were starting an annual sibling retreat weekend. Their mother suggested they not only...

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Desire Wednesday 6.26.19 – Clean Slate

Desire Wednesday 6.26.19 – Clean Slate

In yoga, we fully exhale the breath in order to take a full breath in. It's all about creating a clean slate. With my apartment, I originally wanted to do only the bear minimum in terms of updating. However my friend Carlos and my mother encouraged me to do a full gut...

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Desire Wednesday 6.19.19 – Riding the Wave

Desire Wednesday 6.19.19 – Riding the Wave

In my grad school thesis, I talked about laughter being like running water. You can allow it to flow, just as you can add things to censor and stop it from pouring out. Or perhaps it's more like riding the wave. There is something completely joyous and cathartic about...

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Gratituesday 6.11.19 – Finding my Spirit Animal

Gratituesday 6.11.19 – Finding my Spirit Animal

Yesterday I went to an event for wedding industry professionals and not only was there food and drink, dancing and a photo booth, there were two guys offering Spirit Animal readings. I mean, these days I am looking for guidance anywhere I can find it. So, while I...

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Desire Wednesday 5.22.19 – Rewriting the Narrative

Desire Wednesday 5.22.19 – Rewriting the Narrative

Lately, I have been repeating a version of the phrase, "I can't." Sometimes it's "I just can't" other times it's "I can't do it." In any case it's time to rewrite the narrative. Have you ever seen that video where someone talks negatively to their plant? If not, you...

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Gratitude 5.14.19 – Letting Go

Gratitude 5.14.19 – Letting Go

With all of the craziness in my life, I have been all about letting go. I had the opportunity to take not one, but TWO aerial yoga classes this week. In both classes, they stressed the idea that "in order to fly, you have to let go." Letting go is usually mental and...

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Gratituesday 5.7.19 – Challenges with Goodness

Gratituesday 5.7.19 – Challenges with Goodness

I have long been a supporter of the 3 Rs - reduce, reuse & recycle, however, there are challenges with goodness. My need/desire of #environmentalism mostly butts up against the ease of disposability, and the high cost of more zero waste options. See there are...

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Gratituesday 4.30.19 – Holding Space

Gratituesday 4.30.19 – Holding Space

As I sip on some leftover matzoh ball soup, I am able to not only warm the belly, but reflect on the last few days. My weekend was FULL of counseling. It was all about holding space. I guided Individual, group AND something new -- a Sibling Counseling session! I will...

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Gratituesday 4.23.19 – Brings Me Joy!

Gratituesday 4.23.19 – Brings Me Joy!

Spring is finally here. It's my favorite time of the year, so it brings me JOY to see the trees budding, the daffodils and tulips blooming and the sun shining! Today on my walk in SoHo, I noticed gorgeous cherry blossoms as I crossed Spring Street. And others did, too...

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