We can choose to Take Our Time

My message changed mid-week this week. Sometimes the universe gives us very clear messages that we cannot ignore. This week, the first full week of school for my children and the beginning of spring baseball season for my son, felt more normal than any other over the past year. However, I am quite out of…

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We are What we Repeatedly Do

The realization that it has been almost a year of living through a global pandemic can stir up some intense emotions. That being said, maybe it was the recent trip with my extended family, volunteering at a vaccination clinic, the first glimmers of Spring in the Northeast or the discussion of my children going back…

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Connect to your Fundamentals

Last week my daughter and I spent many hours practicing for her driving test. Her biggest concern going into the test was the dreaded parallel parking. In NY, no matter how well you complete the rest of your skills, if one of your tires taps the curb during parallel parking you automatically fail the test.…

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With Patience & Gratitude we find JOY

The Universe is amazing. It often sends us exactly what we need to learn. This week is Thanksgiving which makes last week my birthday week. Usually I look forward to my birthday, in part because for me it signifies the beginning of the festive holiday season. This year was different. I was not feeling any…

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Now is the Time to Grow

A couple of weeks ago my family and I took the opportunity to travel to Wyoming and visit both Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. They were each extraordinary in their own ways but as we explored them we noticed many areas of woods that had been burned from forest fires and in various stages…

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Experience the Freedom of the Beginners Mind

Sometimes more than others, the uncertainty of our collective path forward weighs on me. These past couple of weeks I was very attuned to the fact that the words “I don’t know” were coming out of my mouth extremely often. As much as we all try to live in the moment, we are trained through…

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Beliefs Create our Destiny

I think we can all relate to the struggle of not letting ourselves go down a dark path. When there is so much fear and suffering in the world right now, it really is an important practice. The below quote from Ghandi truly explains this power and it became the message I shared with my…

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Find the Joy in all your Seconds

  Last week I watched a short Valedictorian speech given by an 18 year old High School Senior. I will confess I was skeptical at first.¬† I questioned what wisdom this student could impart on me. Wisdom comes with age and experience after all right? Well as I watched the three minute speech, I realized…

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