Gratituesday 7.30.19 – Make Me Stronger

Gratituesday 7.30.19 – Make Me Stronger

In the words of the poet, Kanye West... "N-now th-that that don't kill me Can only make me stronger I need you to hurry up now 'Cause I can't wait much longer..." I have seen such adversity lately, that I really don't know how I've managed to get through the day. But...

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Gratitudesday 7.16.19 – Daily Challenges

Gratitudesday 7.16.19 – Daily Challenges

This week has been full of daily challenges. I'm not talking about my regular issues, and there HAVE been lots of that this week. I am talking about a number of tasks that I am attempting to do in a relatively large number of topics. So not only am I trying for my...

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Gratituesday 7.2.19 – Wrapped in Plastic

Gratituesday 7.2.19 – Wrapped in Plastic

Grocery shopping used to be so easy. Now decisions on what to buy are made largely around what's wrapped in plastic, and what's not. It used to be an easy drive to the market, grab anything off the shelves that looked good and was in budget, bag it up and then drive...

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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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