The Year of Living Intentionally (January edition)

We are now one month into the new year and the ink is barely dry on my intentions for 2021, but I thought I would share my progress each month on each intention as the year unfolds, hopefully to inspire you to keep pursuing your dreams. After all, the very name of this blog encourages…

But First, Fall in Love With Yourself

There are many things you can do to start loving your life, but first and foremost, you must start by loving yourself. I am not talking about conceit or narcissism. I am talking about loving your Spirit, your Soul, your Body and your Mind, just as they are at this very moment. Sure, we can…

Trust In What Makes You Happy

What makes you happy? What brings you unfathomable joy? For me, it is moments of quiet reflection and solitude, the ocean, walking amongst the Redwoods and soaking in their wisdom, the warm late day sun on my face and the soft breeze tousling my hair. Happiness to me lies in eating a meal that is…

A Prescription for Joie de Vivre

I have always loved the phrase "joie de vivre." Loved hearing it, loved saying it, and it is probably the closest I will ever get to speaking French. It's a phrase that was probably used more in the 1940's and 1950's than present day, but it's meaning is timeless: the keen or buoyant enjoyment of…

Choose Joy

This year I have been really diving deep into discovering who I am, and what  my purpose, or dharma, is here on this Earth.   While I do not profess to have even come close to ascertaining the answers to those questions, one thing that I do know is that it is essential to find your…