I love using my Libra-inspired love of symmetry to edit the photos and videos that I make. My whole life, I’ve used this skill AGAINST myself. Perfectionism. Orthorexia. Fear of not fitting in. Now I’m channeling my gifts to produce beauty; instead of subjugating beauty to harsh judgment. I’m on the road the healing, y’all.
9/2 - My Parent’s Would-Be 37th AnniversaryWishing my mom continued health and successWishing my dad continued peace and eternal rest (1941-2006)…………. A Poem To the people who brought me lifeTo the people who watered me as a tiny sapling—tirelessly, endlessly, till I knew how to stand on my ownTo the people who guarded me from … Continue reading To My Parents on Their Anniversary
https://youtube.com/shorts/8-rd798P2K8?feature=share Baby giddy as she puts on glasses for the first time and can only now see her mother clearly. Maybe this is what spiritual enlightenment is like. When we get the right perspective on life, we CAN be truly happy Maybe now we’re just not seeing LIFE as it supposed to be seen But … Continue reading Spiritual Glasses
When you wake up in the wee hours of the morning with memories of your father doing laundry and/or watching CNN at 3 amWhen your 3 yo daughter cries to you the previous day she doesn’t want to go to school When you cuddle her so tight And you can tell afterwards that helped her … Continue reading Holding Space
They say bilingual children start speaking later but when they do, they speak with fuller, richer language. Or similarly how quiet toddlers that speak later at times start off speaking with full sentences. I feel like I am multilingual in a sense. I speak academic, I speak 9-5 job life. But I also speak spirituality … Continue reading Multilingual Soul Speak
I used to see my ideas as my own. Inspired by a spiritual realm—but my own, coming to me alone. Now I see how others in my inner and outer circle are going through a journey similar to mine. It makes me feel less like I am promoting my ego when I do something—like a … Continue reading Part of a Movement
If we have the divine within us, why did I grow up following religious rules at the expense of my own self-love? I'm not saying that I should worship myself. I am not saying that I AM G-d. But I have a piece of G-d within me. The kind of religion I grew up with … Continue reading Self-Love and Religious Observance: Are They at Odds?
In the summer of 2014, when I decided to stop chasing men and start chasing my dreams of becoming a mom, I committed myself to being the most reliable professional I could be, which for me meant making sure I consistently got to work promptly. My first nutrition job after grad school was in a … Continue reading My Kid, My Calling
Why you gotta make me chase you Make me scream Put a hold on all my dreams Ditch the members of my team Fill my mind with useless steam Make me swim a mile upstream Where is your wisdom I can glean Chasing a feeling, a sexy meme Living out my wounded child’s dream But … Continue reading Dopamine
I see your scarsI see your errors I see your fears I see your tremors You are more than the sum of your partsYou are more than the endless fragmentations of your broken heart When you feel broken, I see you, wholeWhen shackled to your bodyI see your soul