Nearly two years ago, I apprehensively joined a women’s writing group. The group, actually part of a faith-based ministry, was meant to be an outlet for women to explore soul-conscious topics together. I was invited by a friend and mentor who knew my love for writing and deep thinking; and also knew it wasn’t being fulfilled. At first, I was the youngest member by nearly two decades, the eldest member being 45 years my senior. I feared we might have little in common. I wondered if they would take me seriously, that I would have trouble being vulnerable and writing from my heart. The truth is, I've always been an old soul, so the Universe could not have brought me into a better group of wise, caring women.Read More
I've always loved writing. Through the last several years, I've been blessed that my education or work have also served as outlets to express this love. While I've dabbled in many genres of writing through the years - humorous, educational, academic, inspirational - I've always gravitated to writing that is thought provoking and meaningful.Read More
If you’ve meandered through my blog much, you’ve probably picked up on the fact that I’m a big admirer of Gabby Bernstein and her work. So, when she announced her 2016 Summer Retreat, A Way Through Every Block, I was among the first Spirit Junkies to register. This three-day event took place at the end of July at the beautiful Kripalu Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.Read More
In the Fall of 2013, I was going through a pretty rough time. I had just experienced an important breakup and was pouring my heart into a job where I felt overworked and under-appreciated. I felt lost.
I looked for answers as hard as I knew how at the time. I visited my therapist, poured my heart out to friends and drank too much on the weekends.Read More