The Power of Hope

  For a long time, I believed that if I surrendered to hope, it meant that I had no control over the outcomes in my life. I regarded hope as a magical power outside of myself that was in charge…

A Letter to the Younger Me

  Dear 9 year old me, For years I felt terrible that you experienced such pain and loss when your biological father up and left forever. It took you many years to understand that it was not your fault.…

The Desire Mindset

  All I wanted was to be aligned with my true self rather than living from a place of should’s and have to’s.  I wanted this for a long time and yet my deepest desires remained at arms length…

The Art of Struggling Well

  For several years chronic anxiety took over my life.  I’m not talking about feeling anxious here and there.  Anxiety had taken over my mind to the point where I could barely leave the house. I experienced a constant…

You Know You Should

Studio Pilates classes were not my first go around with this practice.  I had actually purchased a set of DVD’s that I watched frequently. Keyword, watched.  I never actually got off the sofa and did the work.  Why? Well,…

The Happiness Jar

Do you know what makes you happy? Recently I conducted an informal survey in which I asked two simple questions:   What do you want more of in your life? What makes you happy? The responses were interesting because,…