**This is the story I wrote for our wedding website after our engagement. I wanted to preserve it here, on the blog ** Our lives are our own personal novels that we write every day: each year is a new chapter and each sunrise brings a new page. Tommy and I met in approximately our […]Read More Our Story
Hey yogis and friends: So, I’ve been totally MIA for a while: life gets busy, ya know? Well me, I got engaged and then married May 6, and then went on the TRIP OF A LIFETIME with the new hubs to Ireland for two whole glorious weeks. I did a lot of research and reading […]Read More Ireland Review
1. Breath: Your breath is one of your most powerful tools, and has the ability to increase and decrease your heart rate. You can calm yourself down just using breath. Try taking deep inhales; holding at the top, and slow exhales holding at the bottom and repeating. You can increase the amount of time you […]Read More Tips to De-stress Using Yoga and Meditation
If there’s something I’ve noticed since I left the practice of law in April, it’s that people are dying to send me back to the law or are consoling me that I will get there eventually. As well-intentioned as all this may be, what if I don’t want to? What if I never step foot […]Read More This Is My Life
It’s been 2 months to the day since my sister left this world. A lot has changed in those two months. Clearly my sister’s absence alone is a huge change, but her loss has initiated a chain of other changes in my life. Since graduating and passing the bar in 2013, I had been practicing as […]Read More Breaking through Shame
Last night, on my way home from dinner I heard an author on NPR say something really beautiful about grieving and losing someone. I wish I could remember his name, and I certainly can’t remember his words exactly, but I’ll do my best. He said that maybe we aren’t meant to heal when we lose […]Read More Healing
My sister died Friday March 4, 2016. She had been battling addiction since 2009. I don’t think anyone ever wins that battle, but my sister found sobriety last year after a true fight. She made peace with her family and mostly with herself. I am proud of her. She’s gone now, and while she has […]Read More No, I’m not Okay.