How often I hear my students proclaim, “I’m old!” like a badge of honor or an idea that was thrust into their minds and stuck there, unable to unhinge its hook-like claws. I always groan […]
About a month ago, I started meditating for fifty minutes every single day – whether I want to or not. The meditation has helped me physically and mentally to let go of what is not […]
For as many people as we know in this life, that’s how many versions of us exist. For some we are the friend, the teacher, the student, the reliable one, the trustworthy one, the happy […]
I must admit that one of my favorite words to say is, ‘No.’ Sounds strange, right? It might be to some. We have become a society where we are told to say ‘yes’ to everything. […]
I knew this person’s mother and had heard stories about them from their childhood. I had admired their work in their world and stood in awe at all they achieved. I had been inspired by their tenacity, their ability to juggle multiple situations, and still seem on top of the world. How could their life be over?
I am not always the easiest person to love. I too have my rough days and moments where I am not my best self. I can get cranky and stressed. I can be snarky and […]
I was never the girl in school that was donned in pink from head to toe. My childhood room boasted the perfect shade of lavender, opting away from the pink walls that my older sister […]
“Pick a card, any card,” I said smiling as students came up and claimed their Angel Card for the day at the top of a Saturday morning Intermediate Series class. It had become almost a […]