LOVE surrounds you… Always. Can you feel it? Find a quiet place to sit for a moment, close your eyes and quiet your mind… Soften your forehead, relax you eyes, your jaws and inner ears. Upon softening your senses and settling into the quiet wisdom of your heart, can you FEEL it? The...

My heart is full… perhaps more than it has ever been. I have opened myself up to true beauty, deep beauty…immeasurable beauty. Upon witnessing it, I felt the urge to write… to write anything… To try and put this feeling into words so that I can save...

One of the greatest gifts of life is the ability to FEEL. As I type I am surrounded by the sound of birds chirping, some high pitch, others low, a dog is howling… an occasional monkey is making his or her presence known, the ocean waves...

Writing my most recent blog about personal growth reminded me of my transformational move to Paris and remembered a letter  I wrote to friends and family 8 years ago describing my experience and thanking them for their unwavering support. I thought it would be fun...

The act of breathing is one that exemplifies on a very tangeable level the process of growing… the process of expanding and contracting. At different times in life, it is necessary to contract, to get very small and connected with your deepest and most authentic...

“Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.” ~Anais Nin During a sommelier course I took years ago I...

Recently I've found myself up against a wall...

I’d like to begin by saying that I am beyond thankful for everything in my life right now. 2014 has presented me with new beginnings, prosperity, health and LOVE. Life is good!! However, with all of these new beginnings I feel the need to be extra mindful....

There are many reasons for which I am thankful to have the “job,” that I have. However, the most powerful reason I teach is to inspire human connection. As a teacher I am able to connect with people during a moment of true human-ness, true...

Is there a better day than Thanksgiving to take the time to give thanks for all of the blessings life has brought your way? How refreshing to have a soul nurturing day like this centered around family, friends, food and love. It reminds us where...