With the continued escalation of world problems along with the persistent, never ending ideological debates, it feels nearly impossible to escape heightened stress levels in our daily lives. IT (aka STRESS) is lurking everywhere. Even our safe zones have now been infiltrated. IT fills our coffee houses, our roads, our Happy Hours with friends like… Continue reading Where do you Find “it”?
On a hike today, I chose to leave any company behind and just be with myself. I don’t get to be solo very often. Between the demands of a job and maintaining a balance with friendships and family, I find little time for blank space. My nature is to go, to do, to be present,… Continue reading Seeing Beyond the Thorns
I quit my job this week which is one of the best decisions I have made in a long time- long overdue as well since I pretty much knew three months into this job that it was not a fit. After over 30 years into this game of work and careers, I have clarity as… Continue reading Breaking Work Ties (and it feels so good!)
If I had one word to describe how it felt last night to be tucked under his arm while sharing stories, drinking beers and watching the sky turn from dusky blue to darkness, I would say kismet. If I had one word to share what it means to have all three of my kids surrounding… Continue reading If I Had One Word…
The other day, four girlfriends and I took to the trail up to the top of my mountain. I have reached the summit on two other occasions. The last time was 5 years ago. The trail is more than a leisurely hike. It is rated “moderate” however it takes time and patience to scale up… Continue reading My Mountain Part 2
I live on the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, a range which parallels a portion of the Los Angeles Pacific coastline. It is a beautiful range which, from its peaks, offers spectacular 360 degree views, incorporating the ocean, islands,and valleys rich with farmland and suburban as well as city views. Pretty incredible when you… Continue reading My Mountain Part 1