24 Lessons I learned at age 24

It's my 25th birthday and I'm so grateful to have another year of life on this beautiful journey. 24 felt like a game changing year. It's the year I really decided to stop playing small and go after the things that I want. It's the year I had to deal with my feelings of shame, … Continue reading 24 Lessons I learned at age 24

Facing my Shadow in Bali

I’m currently at the beach sitting on a bean bag and staring at the beautiful ocean watching surfers ride the waves, and while people next to me are sipping beers and coconuts, I felt the call to write, so here we go... I arrived in Bali 3 days ago. I had a long travel journey. … Continue reading Facing my Shadow in Bali

Landing in India and Learning what it means to TRUST

aaah where do I even begin. I last left you at the airport in Kiev, Ukraine as I was about to make my last leg to India. I was feeling a mixture of anxiety, homesickness, "what am I getting myself into" and wanting to turn around and go back home to anything familiar and comfortable. … Continue reading Landing in India and Learning what it means to TRUST

life transitions//quitting my job & going to India

I'm quitting my job to go to India... I'm leaving my first big girl post-grad job to go to India to take a month long Yoga Teacher Training Course and then will be traveling around Bali & Thailand for six weeks then returning to the states and moving to New York City. It feels good … Continue reading life transitions//quitting my job & going to India

cultivate – a poem

I walk out of yoga full of breath and space between my ligaments. The smell of incense and motherly love from massage tables hangs on my T-shirt and I repeat my affirmation from savasana I am safe I am held I am whole I am loved I have to keep reminding myself. Outside the seagulls … Continue reading cultivate – a poem

Forgotten Cities – a poem

Picnics of plastic wrapped watermelon And smoked turkey sandwiches between wheat bread on blue paper plates. Creamy goat cheese spread on toasted cheddar pita chips with smashed raspberries on top. Snacking on sweet summer strawberries. I eat them until all but the green leaves are left with a little bit of juicy red hanging on … Continue reading Forgotten Cities – a poem

April Intentions

I'm very excited that the first day of the month also happens to fall on the first day of the week. How glorious that we can start our Monday with a new month?! I don't have many grand new plans/goals. Instead, I already feel very "in it". I feel very on the grind and I'm … Continue reading April Intentions