December Feels – Embrace the Journey, Not the Calendar

Wow, it’s already December 1st – signalling the winding down of yet another year. As each year comes and goes, I look at the whole cycle as simply, continuous evolution. No more of this, oh let me think about what my new year’s resolution is going be so that I can break it before the … More December Feels – Embrace the Journey, Not the Calendar

Restoring a Normalcy Almost Forgotten

Lately, I’ve been trying to restore a normalcy almost forgotten – life before smartphone-ageddon. Contrary to popular belief, there was a time before social media. (sarcasm intended) This, of course, excludes those born in the Generation Z era (mid-1990’s and early 2000’s) who would think we were crazy since they were practically born with a … More Restoring a Normalcy Almost Forgotten

Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune

This week has been a difficult one with the deaths of two notable public figures: fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and travel aficionado Anthony Bourdain. It has been reported that both succumbed to suicide. These stories are just a couple of examples of the dark and disturbing reality that surrounds us and yet … More Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune