What We Must Do

the light in us

the light in us

First, there was disbelief. As I read the breaking news on my computer screen on Friday, I thought, “oh no.  no. No. NO. NO! NO!” Then there was the dichotomy of both perfect stillness and the need to take everything in. I wanted to go nowhere, my body inert, and, yet, my mind racing, I […]

Basta! (or enough already with all that judgment)

Basta! (or enough already with all that judgment)

Dear Celebrity Magazines, Oops!  You did it again.  With summer in full swing, the opportunities to engage in your favorite sport are rampant.  And you’ve wasted no time partaking in the game.  Famous girl on the beach in her bathing suit?  Let’s play: Pick Her Apart.  This time, you’ve deemed her a few sizes too […]

5 Rituals to Boost Your Self-Care

5 Rituals to Boost Your Self-Care

We so often want everything we do to have so much more redeeming value.  It has to help us lose a pound or get a job.  But doing things that are just kind to ourselves, that place a premium on our worth, actually have a pretty significant positive impact on our sense of well-being.  Here […]