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  • The Looming Empty Nest: One Mother’s Mindful Journey

    No woman wants a marital separation to coincide with an impending empty nest, but this is what happened to me. How did I catch myself in a free fall of grief and disorientation? I discovered meditation. A daily practice was both the hardest, and easiest, way to move on in my life. 
  • On making a life change & what it's like for a young woman on wall street

    I felt magnetized to the hype of Wall Street circa 2004, with its promise of wealth, power, and a good time, and the fact that it was a boy’s club wasn’t going to stop me.

    A few years in, I started to question things.

  • The Time for Trauma

    TW: This post discusses sexual assault and trauma.

    I don’t know what it feels like to heal from childhood sexual trauma, but I know what it feels like to start.

  • Post Traumatic Growth

    Please note that this post covers sensitive issues and explicit content.

    Most people talk about post traumatic stress. Post traumatic growth focuses on the ways an event can change a person in positive ways.