Learn To Be Still

Even if your heart is breaking, its waiting for you to awaken, And someday you will- learn to be still. The Eagles   Can I take a second and be honest here?  We are constantly told stillness is good for us.  I’m a therapist and teaching mindfulness is…

You Are Unlimited: What My Tea Told Me

Welcome to Monday, one of the most dreaded days of week!  If you are anything like me, you spend your weekend savoring every second, only to still watch it go by too fast.  There are a few things that get me through a Monday.  One of them is tea.  I…

Step Five: Come Stay Lost With Me!

So you’ve opened your eyes, you found a new destination, and you are enjoying the journey.  You’ve done it!  Now is the time for celebration! Now is the time to kick up your feet and enjoy the ride.  But now is the time to make sure…

Finding Freedom in Scotland

“You were wild once.  Don’t let them tame you”. ~Isadora Duncan~ Track Four: Now We Are Free by Hans Zimmer & Lisa Gerrard Scotland captured my heart the first time I visited it in 2014.  I stepped off the plane and found my bliss.  Scotland grabs…

Bring Peace With You Wherever You Go

Peace is a sacred commodity.  But many people experience peace as a fleeting, sporadic thing. I know I used to feel that way. For a long time I believed the only way to capture my moment of zen was during moments of exploration.  The moments when I was away exploring…

Taking a Little Time In Florence and Pisa

Travel Mixtape Track 2: “Golden” by Jill Scott Rome may be the capital of Italy but for me Florence is its lifeblood.  It is a city filled with beauty around every turn and with buildings giving you an education with every piece of stone or brick you examine…

When in Doubt Put Some Truffle Oil on it.

I have to be honest and say that for me I never thought Italy and I wouldn’t be a match for food.  I don’t drink coffee, I rarely eat pasta, and I get migraines from wine.  However, there is so much more to discover in this…