What a rollercoaster of a week it has been. A mixed bag of anxiety, an amplified sense of self-awareness, and sheer disconnection from the normalcy of everyday life that we have now realized how much we have taken for granted. In the midst of this crisis though, never have I felt, such an intense sense … More A Pause on Life As We Know It
COVID-19 has been the talk of not just the town, but literally the entire world lately. The one thing that has stood out for me in all this chaos has been the incredible sense of global unity. Literally every person can relate to this right now, in some form, whether you know them or not. … More Social Distancing with a United Front
Hello friends, you know, ever since I started this blog almost four years ago, I have posted monthly without missing a beat. I think that streak might be coming to an end soon and it is late November now and I’ve not published anything. Life has been busy, but I’ve also been challenged by what … More November, please slow down.
Well, there you have it. The days are slowly getting shorter, the air is getting cooler, the morning smell of blooming ragweed indicating the start of allergy season can all only mean one thing: the end of summer is officially imminent. There is always a somewhat melancholy feeling about this time of the year. It’s … More Curbing the End-of-August Blues
Too often, we are conditioned to think that we must always be strong and positive no matter what might be going on in our lives. Of course, I am an advocate for being positive and strongly believe that being positive and having positive thoughts can do wonders for your overall well-being. However, we can’t forget … More It’s Okay to Not be Okay
So the other day I had to get the screen on my phone fixed after I had damaged it – complete with a hole in the phone and all – (don’t ask). For the hour that I spent with no phone in my possession at all, I realized just how dependent we have become on … More Your Phone: Can’t Live Without It, Until You Can
It has been a rough past week after the untimely passing of Kristoff St. John – a longtime and well-loved actor on the popular soap opera The Young and the Restless. I have to admit, this was a tough one. We lose people everyday – famous or not – but Kristoff’s passing was unlike other … More The Power of Presence: A Tribute to Kristoff St. John