“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” — Rumi Whether you saw it it coming or didn’t, the feeling is the same: You’re devastated. You gasp at your vulnerability and wonder, “Why didContinue reading “Healing Through Your Journey”
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Parenting a Child with ADD/ADHD is Kinda Like Emotional Whiplash
I don’t have answers, I have frustrations, I have the knowledge and experience that the struggle is real, and I have the days of exhaustion and riding this roller coaster of emotions as a parent with a son who has ADD/ADHD, anxiety with a dash of depression. Over time as a parent, I have hitContinue reading “Parenting a Child with ADD/ADHD is Kinda Like Emotional Whiplash”
STOP! Being Your Own Biggest Critic!
Be gentle with yourself, you’re doing the best you can. That devil sitting on your shoulder is full of mind games. Tell that negative committee that meets inside your head to sit down and shut up. It’s certainly a great thing to set high standards for ourselves, to strive hard and dream big. But whenContinue reading “STOP! Being Your Own Biggest Critic!”
I’ll Start Tomorrow
NEW DAY—>NEW CHALLENGE—>LIFT4—>HERE I GO The most famous words of any human, “I’ll Start Tomorrow”, however, I’d like to pat myself on the back because tomorrow was today and I DID IT!! I love the saying “You’re always one decision away from a totally different life”….My decision is to workout and eat healthy. For theContinue reading “I’ll Start Tomorrow”
Moving on After the Loss of a Mom
My Mom was my first friend, my first playmate. She was the one who rocked me as a baby, patched me up as a clumsy kid, erased my heartaches as a teen and adult. She helped plan life events, coached me on being a first time mother. She was the biggest part of my life.Continue reading “Moving on After the Loss of a Mom”
DETOX? Yes, I am crazy! Or am I?
Ultimate Reset-Week One (ONLY the first 7 days, 14 more to go!) The good, the bad, and the ugly! Holy Shit, I am doing it. HAHA…..For the next 21-days, I will be doing the Ultimate Reset Detox by Beachbody. I will write the pros and the cons and my final results of the detox. IContinue reading “DETOX? Yes, I am crazy! Or am I?”
You Don’t Have To Be Great To Start
“My goal for 2019 is to accomplish the goals of 2018 which I should have done in 2017 because I made a promise to myself in 2016 and planned in 2015″….Sound familiar? Wanting to change yourself and better yourself is a beautiful and inspiring thing. And it turns out that’s also how most other peopleContinue reading “You Don’t Have To Be Great To Start”
The Grief and Terror of Realizing Your Mom is Aging.
To some, Moms are the foundation of your family. I have been fortunate enough in my life to have a mom who has always loved unconditionally, showed us how hard work can pay off and how to never give up on your goals and dreams. Our childhood wasn’t easy and as a single mom, sheContinue reading “The Grief and Terror of Realizing Your Mom is Aging.”
On the outside you have it all figured out. You are successful, talented, goal-oriented and capable, but on the inside, you don’t believe any of it and you’re feeling the most insecure you have ever felt. You feel powerless, lost your confidence and the feeling of treading water is starting to wear you down. WaitingContinue reading “Insecurity”
Last year at this time, I embarked on an epic soul-searching journey. I did not know why I was searching, what I was looking for, or that I was in fact soul searching. I just knew that things in my life needed to change. I was looking for something to heal, nurture and awaken myContinue reading “Soul Searching”