Artistsbleeders of heartsspeakers of soulsRepresentatives of human kind of the human kind express what you don’t dare touchplay with emotions that frighten you too much I used to see my vulnerability as weaknessBut that ain’t soNow I see my courage in facing the woeIn expressing my pain and fighting for a better future This is … Continue reading Artists: Bleeders of Hearts
Karaoke: On-the-Go Self-Expression
When you’re a parent, you’re often on the go with you kiddos or spending time with them. Which is great! Is just means less time for self-care. Which is not so great. Much like the irony of how a parent needs extra sleep to replenish from the demands of having a new infant, yet are … Continue reading Karaoke: On-the-Go Self-Expression
Mitch Hedberg for a Night
In 2014, I met a friend of a friend who told me she could see me doing stand-up comedy. A few months prior, a different friend told me my intonation sometimes reminded him of Mitch Hedberg. In 2014, I started watching stand-up comedy and performing at some local open mics. Stand-up comedy is a learning … Continue reading Mitch Hedberg for a Night
Sex/Life Commentary Part 2
I appreciated how they showed how Brad had a lot of deep-seeded issues and how they played out in his hurting Billie. Then, when he did end up resolving his internal conflict, he healed a lot. The way he healed and transformed so completely is part of the fantasy of the show. Trauma and it’s … Continue reading Sex/Life Commentary Part 2
I recently started watching the Sex/Life Netflix series. Soon after completing Inner Piece: Decluttering a Soul, which I recently released, I got to writing my next book, which is my second book about love relationships. (First Comes Self-Love, Then Comes Marriage was the the first one, released in 2017. More information in my blog’s books … Continue reading Sex/Life Commentary
What is Soul-Centered?
It can be a lot of things! Here is part of my take on it: Soul-centered is connecting to one’s breath. Soul-centered is prioritizing one’s morning routine before getting caught up in the whirlwind of daily tasks and to-dos. Soul-centered is having a morning practice which grounds you. What that looks like for me is … Continue reading What is Soul-Centered?
Purim: A Story of the Topsy-Turvy
Today is the holiday of Purim. The holiday celebrates how the Jewish people were on the verge of being killed and then Queen Esther saved their lives. There is a commandment to become befuddled till the point of confusing the evil Haman, who sought to destroy the Jews, with Mordechai, a Jew who counseled Esther … Continue reading Purim: A Story of the Topsy-Turvy
Every day I choose to live I choose to love, to laugh, to give To take a step toward my goals, my self To stop pretending to be someone else To follow my gut, To listen to my heart And so, Every day I live is Art
you derail me your presence ails me makes me wanna sail away go on a getaway cuz you can't see your impact on me and even when you try the next time you still make me cry It's not my job to teach you to find a way to reach you I have enough on … Continue reading Sail Away
A Day with Dad
I moved to Atlanta six years ago for warmer weather and better work-life balance. Cousins of my dad live in a lovely community down here. When I visited, they shared cherished memories of my father, as well as my grandfather, and it was all so comforting. Moving to Atlanta was moving to be closer to … Continue reading A Day with Dad