Journaling, Mindfulness

A Breath Through Anxiety

Anxiety hurts. It hurts the person who struggles with it And it hurts everyone around them who are trying to help them through it. It’s like a ripple that turns into a wave Crashing down on the shoreline And taking back with it whatever it can. If you’ve ever experienced it, or know someone who… Continue reading A Breath Through Anxiety

New Bakes, Recipes, Warm Desserts

Chocolate Soufflé for Two

My baking buddy and I made a delicious chocolate souffle this past Saturday. And for the very first time too!! Neither one of us had ever eaten one, much less made one. When you hear of people baking souffles, it always seems scary, doesn't it? ... You listen in awe, but then you hear this… Continue reading Chocolate Soufflé for Two

Journaling, Mindfulness

I’m Coming Home

I'm writing tonight because I need to. I need this keyboard underneath my fingertips like I need the air in my lungs. Without it, I feel as if I'm grasping at everything, trying to move forward yet stuck in the moment. I don't know exactly how this keyboard will help me move forward, but at… Continue reading I’m Coming Home

Journaling, Mindfulness

I Can See Clearly Now

...well, almost. Almost 2 weeks ago, I was diagnosed with a retina detachment. Having worked in the ophthalmology field for as long as I have, I knew exactly what was happening as the symptoms were coming on. But it wasn't until I heard it fall out of the mouth of an ophthalmologist friend that fear… Continue reading I Can See Clearly Now


A Letter to Summer

Dear Summer,  I've sat down several times to write this letter but nothing seems to come out. Perhaps it's because I don't want to say goodbye. I've so enjoyed your sunny laziness. Your warm (ok right, downright HOT) days. Your thunderstorms and warm breezes. Your carefree weekends with all the time in the world to… Continue reading A Letter to Summer


10 Things That Make Me REALLY Happy

A really good yoga session, at home, outside or in a studio. One where I feel completely refreshed, warm, limber, and strong. The first sip of my morning coffee. Teaching. Anything. And seeing that person I've taught succeed in what they were striving to learn and accomplish. Really good music, live or recorded. I mean… Continue reading 10 Things That Make Me REALLY Happy