When I was a little girl, probably about 9 or 10, I remember one Christmas when we were downstate visiting my cousins. My mom and aunt took us to a special event where Santa was going to be arriving in a helicopter. It was very exciting, and very noisy! Once he landed, we all got … Continue reading What do you want to be when you grow up?
As Angela and Stacy have both posted about why they write, I figure I should do so as well. I’ve been writing since I was a child. I was always very imaginative and writing allowed me a way to document some of the many stories I would imagine. Of course, I don’t claim that I … Continue reading A Brief Account of a STEM Student’s History as a Writer
It is a sad thing to lose yourself Buffeted about by the winds of change aimlessly drifting at the whim of the breath of earthly forces, unable to ground, detached from the core of life. Flow…go with the flow they say… Funny thing about life, so many people beg for a roadmap. Others rebel against … Continue reading Alignment
Between October 2015 and October 2016, my family and I made four major moves to New Mexico, Georgia, New York, and finally Colorado. I detail the story of our moves in my monthly column for Align Body & Soul magazine. You can click to read that story if you'd like to know the backstory to … Continue reading New Beginnings will Never Set You Free
Many people have an anchor in their lives. Something that has been with them all their lives. Something that defines them and indelibly creates their identity. My husband José for example: if you were to ask me for one defining characteristic of his personality, it would be a no-brainer. He loves his family. He has … Continue reading The Anchors in Our Lives
One of the many common themes of my conversations revolve around worthiness. There is definitely an epidemic of low self-worth amongst Millennials, and personally I struggle with unworthiness every single day. We're all asking the same question: “Who am I and what is my purpose in life?” This has prompted deep reflections about examining the roots … Continue reading Shedding the Mask of Unworthiness
I remember being a teenager and scoffing when an adult would try to point out a celebrity as a good role model. "I'm not a little kid anymore, I don't need role models," or so I thought. Little did I know just how important role models could continue to be in an adult's life. As … Continue reading Golden Role Models
Dreamer...Those who know me best know this is a title that has often been attributed to me over the years. In high school I ran in a group of Nerd girls called The Vixens. Whenever a member was added to the group, they all huddled together and brainstormed a Japanese name uniquely for her personality. … Continue reading Why I Don’t Want to Dream Anymore