My intern, Christie, wrote a personal essay about being a busy college-student and I absolutely love the truth of it all! I'm sure you can relate. I know I can as a new mom, entrepreneur and a sensitive-introvert who sometimes just needs some space and quiet time in between the busy-ness.
I was 10 years old the first time I went on a plane. My parents decided to move us from Boston to Arizona. It was so exciting! My 7 year old sister and I were bright-eyed and curious about this adventure, even though it was sad saying bye to all of our grandparents, aunts, cousins and school-friends.
I can remember being on the almost empty plane at nighttime. My dad with his big video camera. (It was 1997 after all)
When we arrived, we saw palm trees for the first time.
That was the first big trip I had ever taken and...
Environmental philosopher and Sierra Club co-founder John Muir once said, “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks”.
Those words ring profoundly true. Unfortunately, with our societal norms of packed schedules and deadlines, not everyone gets to experience what Muir so passionately conveyed.
My early twenties were tumultuous for a plethora of reasons. I had become detached from the natural world which had been my haven as a child. At twenty-three I was struck head-on by a drunk driver. I was med...
I am all about positive affirmations, kind thoughts and staying hopeful. I meditate, pray, visualize, set intentions, journal, look for signs, and try to share inspiring messages every day. I value the idea that we can dream, manifest and create a life that is flowing effortlessly with love, gratitude and success.
I typically don’t believe in a victimhood mindset. I used to be someone who constantly complained about being tired, not feeling well, being broke and in a state of overwhelm. I was stuck, but I made the d...