Taxi Cabs, Dolphins, and Office Jobs

Most parents just want their kids to be happy, whether that means driving a garbage truck or curing cancer. And most children have high aspirations for their future careers and goals. While my little kindergarten friends were presumably telling their parents of their dreams to become firefighters, police officers, astronauts, and doctors, I had a different idea…

Dear Worrier

Last week, Isaac and I deep cleaned our house and I found an important letter stuffed in an old desk drawer. When I received it from my therapist, Ken, two years ago, it was a lifeline when I was drowning in a sea of worry and anxiety. Finding it was a good reminder of where…

Misery

Mark Nepo: The Book of Awakening If peace comes from seeing the whole, then misery stems from a loss of perspective. We begin so aware and grateful. The sun somehow hangs there in the sky. The little bird sings. The miracle of life just happens. Then we stub our toe, and in that moment of…

The Untethered Soul

This past week, Ken gave me a reading called “The Untethered Soul: Twelve-Step Guide to Spiritual Awakening. It is pretty interesting and gave me several “aha moments.” Number four really resonated with me. Read it with an open mind and you may get something out of it, too!  Spirituality is meant to bring about harmony…

Happiness Is

Happiness is… Chili in the crock pot (Amazing) Gluten free cookies cooling in the kitchen Grocery shopping done Lunches packed for tomorrow My fiancé home A weekend full of family and friends Modern family on the TV My friend and best friend’s husband home from Afghanistan (pics to come) Pretty fantastic Sunday if you ask…

Riding Towards Freedom

This past week was incredibly busy. I worked both jobs, making it a 70-hour work week. Because of this,I have been planning what I will do on my one day of freedom since Friday. Just the thought of a free Sunday was keeping me going. So far, my Sunday has been perfect. This morning I…