My children's adult lives have started for real and I have begun the long, letting go process. I have been going back-and-forth in my mind imagining who I am. Or, more specifically, whom I will be going forward. My emotions on daily basis are nothing short of an emotional … Continue reading filling in the empty spaces
There is nothing more powerful than the feeling of confidence and pride that I have gained, when I chose to keep trudging onward. When I opt to face life’s fantastically, puzzling questions head-on and push myself forward, I pat myself on the back. My past successes and failures have helped me process my awareness, which … Continue reading illness and crisis: what is the reason for my suffering?
The superfoods that I use to keep me feeling happy and that ease my stress are another bonus on my vegan journey that began July 31st of this year. Anxiety... stress... depression... These pile-ups of negative emotion can create genuine problems for me any given day if I am not proactive with taking care of myself. … Continue reading my vegan journey
When I talk to people older than me about their memories and life experiences, most of them tell me that some of their most beautiful and meaningful moments occurred when they stepped outside of their comfort zone. One way to do that is to travel and live abroad. As a busy single mom of three … Continue reading personal growth
I loved my very first job. It was thrilling getting my first paycheck at the end of the week, plus I learned so much from a mother and her son, who owned and operated Mother Natures. It was a health-food shop located in a small New England village called Rye, New York. The city's idyllic … Continue reading food matters
I'm sure most of you or at least some of you have heard this before: "Your greatness lies not in what you have, but what you give." I want to be a good steward of everything that I have been blessed with. I believe we've all been blessed with gifts -- some that we are … Continue reading life supports life
I am not perfect. I don’t eat a 100% clean diet, I eat late at night and I've only been working out regularly the past 3 months. I’m not a perfect mom, friend or a perfect partner and I don’t want to be perfect. I think the best trait I have acquired in the past 30 plus … Continue reading i’m not perfect