A Wellness Journey

The Final Summit

The Final Summit

One of the final – and some would say hardest – steps in healing and overcoming trauma is choosing to believe that good things will come. Most of the survivors I’ve met over the years are scared to put their faith in the certainty of good - truly believing that their...

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Identity and Perception

Identity and Perception

I had a wonderful opportunity meet up with an old friend recently. After a great visit, I left the coffee shop thinking about the power of perception and what happens when you choose to believe either the best or the worst things that are said, believed, or whispered...

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Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

I sat down today to start writing a hybrid of the “what I’m grateful for this holiday season” and “what I’ve learned this year” blog post. But try as I might, the right words to capture 2019 (and the last decade, since it’s one of those years too) remain elusive...

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Reinvention

Reinvention

Life is unrecognizable from a year ago. On this date last year, I was celebrating Rio’s grand opening surrounded by family and friends. Hoping that the launch of my dream would be the key to my happiness. It wasn’t. So today, I am in the foundation building stage of...

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Letting the Dream Be What it Will Be

Letting the Dream Be What it Will Be

One year ago, I made the choice to give up my corporate life and follow a dream. The timing of the decision was a bit of an impulse move, but the dream was not. I had been planning and thinking about it for years – even if it was more of a five-year plan than a five...

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Philosophy

I believe wellness and self-care practices succeed when you take a total body, mind, and spirit approach. If you begin to take care of yourself in one area, care of the others will naturally follow.