May 23, 2018

I love this quote and every time I read it for class, I get a jolt of hope. especially on days where It does feel like I'm out here, hanging in the wind. Sometimes, honestly, on those days, I imagine the universe as a hammock, that has me in it: contained, safe and pro...

December 29, 2015

We all have depression at one point or another. As a therapist, i see the gamut from normative sadness after a loss, to low level sustained sadness, like when everything seems kind of grey, to can't get out of bed and do your normal daily stuff. any and all of these sh...

July 11, 2015

Sometimes it takes energy to get what we want. energy we may not have at the time. so re-charge and commit to nourish yourself so you can persue THAT THING(S) and not hear yourself talk about it again!


"all beings want happiness but they don't know how to go about it....

December 13, 2014

“You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.
You only have to let the soft animal of your body 
love what it loves.
Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine.
Meanwhile the world goes...

November 20, 2014

In her article in Yoga Journal this month, Beyonce's drummer, Bibi McGill, is featured on the cover. So a stunning woman of color who is not only a rock drummer but a yoga teacher! Something she said really resonated with me. The question asked of her was this:


"You h...

November 8, 2014

"There is a river flowing now, very fast. It is so great and swift that there are those who will be afraid. They will try to hold on to the shore. they will feel they are being torn apart and suffer greatly. Know that the river has its destination. The elders say we mu...

November 1, 2014

"It's never too late to completely change your life. To become a better person. To become an asset to this world. To be of service to humanity. To transcend your earthly predicament with love, compassion and humilty. Never believe it is too late to rise to a higher vis...

May 2, 2014


so hi there. i have leaped into the pool of technology with the support of a Secret Tech Savvy Friend (who's initial might be G) and am finally able to launch this humble website.

 i just wanted to have a spot where i can connect some dots as i journey forward on this...

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