The Power of Forgiveness

I am responsible for my happiness. Peace does not come when I point fingers. I own my thoughts, words, actions, and behaviors. I take ownership of my life. The outside world does not dictate my inner world. Only I hold the key to my happiness. I blame no one for any unwanted feelings. I know … Read more

Raising Biracial Daughters

It’s hard to know who you will fall in love and have children with. As a child, I’m not sure most of us would recognize the differences in the boys we are attracted to. What I mean by differences, is the color of their skin, are they short or tall, thin or heavy. As I … Read more

So Senseless

Why does it keep happening? Why are there so many senseless acts of violence? This time it hit close to home. It happened in my community. It is with sadness that I write this post. On April 27th, a lone gunman walked into a local synagogue and killed one person and injured several others. This … Read more

Showing Up Mindfully

How you “show up” matters. A testament for daily meditation practice. I am a meditator.  It has changed my life in ways no words can describe. My generalized anxiety – GONE.  Sleep is easy. Worries about the future – rare. When I am asked the question, “What are you most grateful for in your life?”, … Read more

Why I Practice Yoga

The word ‘Yoga’ comes from the Sanskrit root word ‘Yug,’ meaning ‘to join” or ‘to unite.” Yoga can be spiritual and meditative. By focusing on the harmony between your mind and body, you can deepen your practice and learn to free your mind to create a connection to your deeper self or a higher power. … Read more