It’s good to freak out sometimes

There is a lot that I do to keep myself feeling well, happy, balanced, and positive. Yet even with all these practices in place, there are times when something throws me off and my emotions get the better.   This week I share why it’s not only ok, but also good to freak out sometimes. […]

Financial clarity leads to prosperity

It’s no secret that money woes weigh heavy as a major source of stress for many of us. In this 2011 report by the American Psychological Association, Stress in America: Our Health at Risk, money is identified as the top source of stress for most Americans. Some degree of stress is healthy, but too much […]

What is home and family?

I don’t know what it’s like where you live, but in LA when someone meets you, the first question is, “Where are you from?” To which I reply, “LA.” This answer never satisfies though, and they must probe further. To which I then explain that I am not “from” anywhere in that sense of the […]

Celebrate the holiday chaos

What if, instead of stressing about it, you were able to embrace the holiday chaos, be present and enjoy it to the fullest?   The end of the year is upon us, and that can often mean extra stress with added social obligations, unpredictable traffic, grumpy shoppers, and lots of travel. It’s go go go, […]

Why natural skincare is best

I adore me some skincare products, particularly body moisturizers because I love my skin to feel soft and smooth. A couple years ago I started to get a little anxious about the long list of chemicals in my lotions and potions. Being very conscious of what I was putting in my body yet not so […]

‘Tis the season of break-ups

I made a startling discovery last night. Ever since separating from my husband 5 years ago, which happened right around Thanksgiving/Christmastime, I have gone through some form of a break-up at this time every year. Whether it’s small, such as calling off dating someone, or saying goodbye after several months of relationship building, or walking […]

Thank you for your trust

While everyday presents infinite opportunity to be grateful and express appreciation to those around you, in case it hasn’t been at the top of your to-do list lately, Thanksgiving is a wonderful reminder to do just that.   Therefore, I want to take this opportunity to thank you. I interact with the people I work […]