Today is one of my favorite days of the year! (Besides my birthday and every other day) On this day some many many years ago in New Jersey, a little curly-haired boy was born to a happy fun-loving Italian couple: Frank, a skilled electrician and veteran of the Navy; and Josephine, a woman whose mean… Continue reading Keeping the love alive
Are you feeling the holiday spirit in the air? Lights, decorations, love, peppermint mocha, and all our favorite cheesy movies on Netflix! While this experience is very special, there's also something in the air that a lot of us don't openly talk about. The stress, anxiety, heaviness, loneliness of the holidays. Some of us are worried… Continue reading How to take the stress out of the holidays
I've waited 2 1/2 years to be able to say what I'm about to say. For 2 1/2 years I let this gigantic fear weigh on me, hold me down, keep me from living life with the peace and freedom I deserve. Now, the storm is over. One morning in June 2017 I set out… Continue reading How I conquered my biggest fear!!
Have you ever overcome an obstacle and thought, "I'm SO glad that's over with!" only to have it unexpectedly rear its ugly head again later? After my dad passed away in 2017, I began to experience anxiety and panic attacks, a struggle that lasted for nearly 2 years. When it seemed to be over, I… Continue reading When an old wound is reopened
There's so much to celebrate today and I want to share this with you. Today marks 2 years since my dad passed away. You might think that's hardly something worth celebrating, but for me it is. It's a celebration of life, of triumph. Since his diagnosis 3 years ago, life has been a struggle for… Continue reading Practices that changed my life