I had a session with a spiritual advisor once, and almost immediately she told me my life’s ruling value is FREEDOM. As she said it my mind started flipping through memories of decisions I’d made – many of them of the spontaneous variety – based on my need to feel free. Her statement that day […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
On a recent Skype call with my sister (blood and soul) she told me about a study on why women tend to live up to five years longer than men. In a nutshell, the findings supported the argument that women live longer due to the difference in the amount of meaningful social activity they have […]Continue Reading... 9 Comments.
I can hardly believe it. It’s the final countdown… Only two weeks until this chapter of my solo adventures abroad close and I begin the next chapter of my life’s journey. I am taking time to reflect on the things I love about my life here in Italy. There’s no reason I can’t bring a […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Lists: I Heart Italy vs. I Heart USA
Dear You, When you want something with your whole heart you will go to the ends of the earth to find it, have it, nurture and protect it. If you learn you aren’t willing to put in the effort and do the hard work when it’s necessary, then you need to reevaluate if you truly […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Some days you just don’t want to get out of bed. Your bull shit tolerance is running on empty and the creative tank is just out of juice. The blues can last a day, or a week, or longer if you let them. There was a time in my life when I saw a therapist […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
I’m struggling right now with a feeling of disconnect from the ones that I love, but I hesitated telling you about it. I was afraid you’d say, “I told you so. What did you think would happen moving so far away on a whim?” But, I promise I still love where I am in life […]Continue Reading... 8 Comments.
I really do feel like I’m going through a metamorphosis. I feel the buzzing, whirling and churning happening in the core of my body and being. I find myself lost in thought, sitting, crying and breathing it all in. I was never much of a crier; I always choked back tears. It made me feel […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I’ve been back in the States for less than 2 weeks and I already feel fat. What. The. Deuce. I can’t pin point exactly why, although I’ve started a list: Mexican food, reunion celebrations including excess amounts of food, beer, wine and/or a variety of brown liquors, driving in lieu of walking (but never after […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Here’s a radical idea!
Sto provando. Dating is a tricky thing, but I’m trying to let it be easy. Realmente sto provando. And, I’m trying to speak positively to myself about it, but to tell you the truth, I hate dating. I really, really hate it. I feel like I’m on a job interview and everything I do is […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.