Have you ever shared vows with a partner? I'm fascinated that we're taught to do this in marriage ceremonies, yet not with ourselves.While I've never been married, I've spent more time working through challenges in relationships to uphold our commitment to each other than I have with myself.After all, many of us have been raised to believe everything… Continue reading Would you make this vow?
This struck me like a sack of bricks. I was going about my day, worried and anxious, unable to shake it no matter how much self-care I did. Until a moment of clarity. A thought I heard many times and fully believe echoed in my head. We're not meant to feel this way. We're meant… Continue reading When fear creates distance, choose LOVE
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
Can you remember a time you made a mistake or something didn't go your way? How did you react? One time when I was a young girl, my dad missed an opportunity at work and he yanked the telephone out of the wall in frustration! That's the only time I was ever scared of my… Continue reading I made an awful mistake
When you look in the mirror, what's the first thing you notice? For me it's often the pudge of my belly, how messy or greasy my hair is, the shine on my forehead. Can you relate? Do you tend to focus on features you wish you could change? Maybe you even try to avoid the… Continue reading Mirror Mirror on the Wall, I wish that I was thin and tall