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The Happy Sheet: Peace is in you

The Happy Sheet: Peace is in you

this moment

this moment

trading out this week’s Friday Reflections for ‘a moment’ so I can soak up a few more moments with the family…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

this holiday's singular must (and you have to give it to yourself)

this holiday’s singular must (and you have to give it to yourself)

So, here we are.  If you are stateside, we are just hours away from kicking off the most wonderful time of the year… the Thanksgiving to New Year’s time span that is filled to overflowing with togetherness, love, goodness, merriment, joy, happiness, and, well, if we are being real here, anxiety.  Because while, in theory, […]

a few of my favorite things:: a radical self-acceptance, luscious self-care holiday gift guide

a few of my favorite things:: a radical self-acceptance, luscious self-care holiday gift guide

I love coming up with gift ideas. And with the holidays coming, I am brainstorming fun things- big and small– to give that will help the lovely ladies in my life take care of themselves and treat themselves more lovingly.  So here are some gifts I love to give, in case they are a fit […]

The Happy Sheet: Power

The Happy Sheet: Power

Mission Manifest goes virtual!

When I was finishing up grad school, my final advisor approached me. “I noticed that I never saw you in a publishing workshop,” he said. “Did you go to any?” I explained that I hadn’t.  The publishing workshops had been optional, and I went to graduate school with one intention to be a better teacher. […]

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 […]

My favorite reads in my 39th year

My favorite reads in my 39th year

I love talking about books. Since reading a certain number of books each year is one of my birthday list items, I wanted to look back and share my favorite books with you from my 39th year. As I read over the list I was struck by how many of the books are ones that […]

40 things to do before turning 41

40 things to do before turning 41

So, every year in anticipation of my birthday, I write a list. Do a set of fifteen regular pushups. Take my parents to visit family in Puerto Rico. Complete a century bicycle ride. Raise at least $5000 for cancer research. Work with turtles. It started as a simple dare. Find something to do outside of […]