Category: Play is the key to happiness.

Plan to Have Fun {No Matter What}

The other day I was chatting with my mama. Not heavily complaining to her, but definitely seeking her counsel and comfort. She’s always been my rock. I wrote to her once that she’s the foundation of love in my life and this is still 100% true. As she offered her wise reflections to my challenges, she reminded me of something… Read more →

Be Delighted

“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” ~e.e. cummings You know how some things in life just don’t look that sparkly at first glance?  Yes, you’ll do them, but it may be out of love for someone else, that you’ll choose to find joy in it. Other things… Read more →

Live in Wonder

“Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” ~Socrates   Holding space for wonder in our lives in an art and a practice. It comes from staying in awe of the miracle of being alive. It comes from staying connected to the child still delighting within us, the child we once were. It comes from embracing the adventure of living with an open heart, a trusting… Read more →


  Even during the most challenging of times, there is always room for joy, for appreciation, and for celebration. So far 2016 has been filled with massive change and growth for me…maybe for you, too? I’m realizing it’s uber important for us to slow down enough to recognize and honor how far we’ve come.  And to celebrate…even the little things matter. So… Read more →

Write from the Heart

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” ~William Wordsworth   You would not believe how many courses I’ve taken or coaches I’ve listened to or articles I’ve read about how to write copy to attract my ideal clients. When I started on this entrepreneurial path two years ago, I felt so new. Even though I’d studied English at… Read more →

This is music to my ears.

    I shared a beautiful afternoon with my two girls at the beach on New Year’s Day this year. We put our bare feet on the sand, danced and played, laughed and delighted in the brilliance of being alive together. Feeling renewed and reconnected after our day at the beach, I realized how healing it is for me to… Read more →

Be You. And Shine.

You’re the only one who can give yourself permission to live the life you desire.     So be true to you. Do what lights you up. Be YOU. And shine!   Let us know in the comments below how you are ready to be even more of who you are + shine in this life… We are all in… Read more →

What is wellness?

My entire early life I dealt with chronic illness. At three months old, I was hospitalized for a severe kidney infection. I remember my mama telling me how they had to put a needle in my forehead because the veins in my arms were too small.   This image never really meant that much to me until I had my… Read more →

5 Things to Start Doing This Year

“The part can never be well unless the whole is well.”  ~Plato Hello Love! So I recently wrote about the five things we need to stop doing this year.  If you didn’t catch that blog, you can read it here. I didn’t want to leave you with only the don’ts, so here are some fresh ideas for five things we… Read more →