Santa Monica Farmer’s Market. I had finally made it. After more than a month of looking at foster dogs online, I was ready to go and scout one out. Because it was the holiday season (December 2017 to be more precise), there would be a handful of dogs needing temporary fosters. This made it the… Continue reading Lessons from a Chalupa
Is anyone else as excited for 2018 as I am??? Last week I was having a conversation with a patient and we both agreed that we are fully present in 2018. There have been no mistakes when writing the date. No weird 7’s that have been morphed into 8’s. No feeling like 2017 is still… Continue reading 2018. Bring It.
As I boarded the plane from Barcelona to Frankfurt, I quickly glanced at my ticket: 49D. “Great, I’m an aisle!” I thought to myself excitedly. I vaguely recalled choosing aisle seats for my flights and was pleased that so far, I was correct in my recollection. 46, 47, 48, 49. As I approached my seat,… Continue reading A Conversation On a Plane
It was 3PM on the 4th of July as I plopped onto the couch of my apartment, exhausted. I had spent the morning practicing Pilates and part of me was good with what I had accomplished for the day. I told myself that I didn’t need to have plans for the 4th,. I didn’t need… Continue reading Strength in Reaching Out
Fear. That question has always been easy for me to answer because from a young age, I knew that I felt fear. It’s that heart-pounding, anxiety-ridden, palms sweating feeling and it is a feeling that has become far too familiar in my life. What do fear? Well besides the fear of monsters and serial killers… Continue reading What’s Holding You Back?
Thanksgiving used to be my least favorite holiday. I was never a fan of the food and there were no costumes or presents or egg-hiding rabbits.That only redeeming quality of Thanksgiving was the fact that is was a reminder that Christmas was a mere month away. Luckily, I have gained a better appreciation for the… Continue reading The Act of Thanksgiving
I was in church last Sunday and the lead pastor of my church Erwin McManus was speaking a great word. He stated in his message that, “You will find in the world what you are looking. If you are looking for darkness, you will find darkness. If you are looking for life and hope, you… Continue reading You Are What You Say You Are