One of the most valuable concepts I’ve learned to embrace in my life, is that of impermanence. It has played a pivotal role in my life, my happiness, and my perspective. I thought it would be especially helpful to share its effects with others, especially in this volatile time. Impermanence is the concept that all … More Impermanence

10 Years

Celebrating 10 years. Sometimes the most difficult thing in the world is self-reflection, and asking for help. Perhaps made more difficult when you seemingly “have it all together” in the eyes of your friends, family, and coworkers. When I was asked, “What brings you here?” my response (with a lump in my throat and tears … More 10 Years

Acupuncture for addiction and stress relief

Proud to announce that I am now trained in the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) Protocol, one of the most widely implemented protocols to support patients with substance abuse and addiction disorders, as well as stress and emotional trauma. NADA consists of 5 acupuncture points in the ear (auricular acupuncture). What are the benefits of … More Acupuncture for addiction and stress relief

An Ordinary Day

Today was an ordinary day, of ordinary, extraordinary, beautiful interactions. Rocking chair on the front porch with my son, laughing til the second he got on the bus. Casual conversation over coffee with a dear friend, who I’ve known over lifetimes. An instant bond formed with a man of spirit and sobriety, who proudly showed … More An Ordinary Day

The privilege of missing someone

I can’t quantify the number of times Chris and I have left each other for a business trip. For nearly 20 years, we’ve been globetrotting together and individually for work, but for some reason tonight, I found myself extra emotional as he pulled away. Passport…check. Charger…check. Electrical converter…check. Gluten free snacks and lactaid pills…check. Hat … More The privilege of missing someone

Happy New Year

Here’s to life, thank you for both the momentous and private moments. For unabashed emotion and poised strength. For falling in love with people, places, and experiences. For continuous lessons in this beautiful journey. For joy. For the awareness of the fragility of life. For the pull towards that which gives purpose. For my best … More Happy New Year


I had lunch with a dear friend this week. We were catching up on each other’s lives, as we hadn’t seen each other in a couple years. Work, school, family, spouses, parents, LIFE. We were discussing how much had changed since we’d first met, and in the same right, how much could change if we … More Reinvention