Motivational Monday: Showing Up As Yourself

  Authenticy and honesty are not always traits we use when facing the world outside our doors. Yet, recently, I find myself becoming more interested in showing up authentically and what that means for my life and others. In a world where a lot of pressure is put on how you look and what you … Continue reading Motivational Monday: Showing Up As Yourself

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The 7 Things I’ve Learned About Starting Over Again, And Again (And Again)

"Do you just enjoy moving?" my Dad asks in a bemused tone, a smirk on his face. I'm sitting in my Dad and Stepmom's kitchen, in Northern California discussing my future plans to move East over Saturday breakfast. My Stepmother (and hero) joins in on my defense, "Well, I think it's a great idea!". And … Continue reading The 7 Things I’ve Learned About Starting Over Again, And Again (And Again)

Real Talk: I had sex on the first date and it changed my life (Sorry, Mom).

 Can there be such a thing as a spiritual one night stand? The Story:  It's a Thursday night and I'm in a dimly lit bar, downtown, on a date. We've already moved on from our first stop of the night: sushi; and despite myself I'm leaning across the table while he passionately argues his disdain … Continue reading Real Talk: I had sex on the first date and it changed my life (Sorry, Mom).