My Little Trip To The Bookstore

My Little Trip to the Bookstore

Last week I realized I was in need of some TLC. My body and brain felt weary. I hadn’t truly cared for them in a while. And I now know, after years of expecting others to give me permission or flat out do it for me, only I can truly give my body and brain the care they need. Others can facilitate by providing the space or the means, but I have to do the work…

Why I Choose Learning in 2018

Why I Choose Learning in 2018

Last New Year’s day, I wrote a blog post where I talked about my theme for 2017, which was how I spend my time and energy matters. This theme was important to me because I had been spending so much of my time and energy on things that drained me and left me joyless and miserable. I had been so caught up in living up to others’ expectations, I forgot about my own expectations. I forgot life was not about…

Between Love and Fear

Between Love and Fear

Two weeks ago, I was having a conversation with my husband, my cousin and her friend over dinner. Kaitlyn, my cousin, and Isabel, her friend, were visiting California and we were trying to decide on things they could do while in the area. We joked about meeting famous people because that’s what people like to think is going to happen when they come to LA…