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Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections is all about reflecting on the week by observing our senses.  My hope is that this will be a gentle, easy way to tune into how we are doing and what we are experiencing weekly when journaling in general can feel so daunting. Now, for this week’s Friday Reflections (with each sense as […]

Restore yourself

Restore yourself

You know that friend who just feels like home?  I am lucky enough to have a few of those and one of those gals is Jen*, who happens to also be my favorite yoga instructor.  She’s amazing as a friend and as a teacher.  Every time I am with her feels like medicine. And, so, […]

10 Things I Loved in February 2013

10 Things I Loved in February 2013

At the end of each month, I take stock of the previous month.  What went well?  What did I learn?  What brought me a simple joy?  These monthly reports are a way to encourage myself to take delight in the littlest of things.  I find that Ten Things I Loved allows me to always see […]

There is no perfect.  There is no imperfect.

There is no perfect. There is no imperfect.

Quick… name the opposite. Dark… Tall… Fast… Can lightness exist if there is no darkness?  Can tall exist if no one is short?  Can slow be up for comparison if there is no fast? Continuums can only exist if there is a place to go on the other side and if there are stops in […]

First, Love You

First, Love You

Are you happy with how much love you have in your life– from you? Do you have enough self-confidence to make your dreams possible? Are you energized by who you are and what you have to offer? Are you ready to give the world your gifts because you are no longer distracted by what you […]

The Weekly Spark:  Watch Your Impact

The Weekly Spark: Watch Your Impact

Allow me to tell you about my hair. I started life with curly hair.  It was so curly that my sister remembers me covering my little head with my fists and crying, “No comb no hair, mommy.  No comb no hair,” as tears streamed down my two year old face. By the time I was […]

the happy sheet: love is the answer

the happy sheet: love is the answer

this moment

this moment

Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections

Friday Reflections is all about reflecting on the week by observing our senses.  My hope is that this will be a gentle, easy way to tune into how we are doing and what we are experiencing weekly when journaling in general can feel so daunting. Now, for this week’s Friday Reflections (with each sense as […]

the journey to Circle de Luz

the journey to Circle de Luz

I am so honored to be over at Mamiverse today sharing a little bit of the Circle de Luz story. Here is how my piece starts: It started with a whisper. What are you going to do? What are you going to do? What are you going to do? In 2007, my first book, Hijas Americanas: […]