212. More bright eyes please

Eyes, it’s commonly said, are the windows to the soul. Babies are born bright-eyed, soul baring, open to being seen and loved as all of them. They connect with others through their eyes, seeking to peer soul-to-soul. And when they have had too much eye-to-eye...

211. Let go and allow

The distinction between acceptance and allowance came loud and clear during a healing session today. We are taught to strive for acceptance, but accepting is actually a loaded action. It takes effort especially when you are resisting what you are trying to accept....

210. What is actually broken?

The past couple of months have been really hard. I have questioned my strength as a mother, a woman, an employee, a wife, a daughter and all of the other roles I play. I have felt broken and hopeless. There are so many mothers doing this motherhood/working/running a...

209. I stand with Simone Biles

Twenty-five years later, I can still visualize an absurd number of highlights from the 1996 US Women’s Gymnastics team’s performance. Having never seen gymnastics before, I became obsessed with everything the Magnificent Seven did, remembering routines,...

208. Let’s not throw in the towel

Once I am committed to something, it takes a lot for me to leave that commitment. Often, it gets to the point where I have to throw in the towel – where I feel extremely defeated or deflated and hang my head as I make my exit. What if that didn’t need to...