This Is My Life

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 […]

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Breaking through Shame

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 […]

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Healing

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 […]

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No, I’m not Okay.

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 […]

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Let Go of Control

   Photo   Monday was an “a’ha” moment Monday. I had selected a quote to share on my instagram about control: The more you try to control something, the more it controls you. Free yourself, and let things take their own course. Later that night, I went to yoga taught by Mimi (a role model), […]

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Walk Away

The power to walk away is an amazing tool. For many of us that work under deadlines, whether self created or not, feel the pressure to get things done. When I start a task, I want to get it DONE. It’s the mentality of the checklist: for some reason it feels so good to take […]

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