The streets were bustling as we found our way out of the station and onto the street, our legs still aching from the long flight. Photos being taken, children running around, the man (or perhaps, woman), dressed in a giant bear costume, hoping for pictures in exchange for a few cents. The sun was beating … Continue reading Madrid
On a recent trip to India, I had the opportunity to sit down for conversations with a few teenagers in Gorakhpur, a city in Uttar Pradesh. I peppered the students with questions, eager to learn about their experiences, what they love to do, and what they are learning about. When I asked them if they … Continue reading Where Do You Belong?
You know that feeling when you open a book and read something, and it's exactly what you needed to hear? I love when that happens, and it reminds me of something I've been trying to learn and live by: the Universe has your back, and there is so much energy in the world working towards … Continue reading How Do You Spend Your Time?
I have struggled for months with whether I wanted to publicly join the #MeToo movement. I’m ready now, and I want to share a story. It’s one that is not easy for me to share. I am fearful that I’ll be judged. I’m fearful that I’ll be pitied. I’m fearful that I’ll be told that … Continue reading #MeToo
Happy February! I'm excited to reflect back on the first month of 2018. The month was full of fun experiences, lots of work, and finally the realization that we're now in the second half of winter - YAY! Reading/Watching/Listening I'm finally watching The Crown season 2. I love this show. As you now know, … Continue reading Monthly Roundup
Two summers ago, I had my first of two (unexpected) orthopedic surgeries. When I learned that it would be a nine month recovery process, and I wouldn't even begin to do any meaningful exercise for the first six months, I was devastated. My panicked inner mind screamed out: Yoga is the only thing that relaxes … Continue reading Why I Started Meditating – And How To Get Started
Happy 2018, everyone! December was quite the month, with a lot of exciting things happening - for me, Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year. I'm re-naming my "Looking Forward/Back" series to "Monthly Roundup" at least until I think of a more creative title (ideas are welcome). December flew by, and here are some … Continue reading Monthly Roundup