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Breaking Free from the Comfort Zone

Why is it so hard to break from the crowd? Wouldn't it be nice to say, "you know what? I think I'm going to do this thing instead, without feeling fear?" Way back in the day …. like way, way back …. to when we were hunters and gatherers, it...

How to Learn From Your Nostalgic Moments

There is a welsh word "hiraeth" that has no direct translation in the English language. Similar to nostalgia, hiraeth is associated with a longing for a bygone era, deep homesickness for a place to which you can no longer return, mixed with intense gratitude for its existence. It's one of...

The Quest for Balance

Sunday is my day to regain some sanity. I try to find at least an hour to do something beautiful for myself. I hear some of you out there saying, "Ha! An hour to myself. Well, sure, but I have to help with homework, and pack lunches, and do laundry,...

Philadelphia

A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of spending a week with my friends Christina and David Cavagnaro. I was there to support the opening of their floral shop, Walter Pine, which included a few long days, late-night eats (including a Philly cheesesteak which was my first!), and lots of...

Friendship

I read somewhere once that friendships are a reflection of you. I hope so because I think my friends are awesome.  One of the best things that happened to me after leaving my job was that I had time to reevaluate my priorities. It wasn’t apparent at first, but I...

Clean Living Commitments

The week following the Climate Strike in NYC, I reassessed my clean living commitments. Brian and I use wind and solar power through our electricity provider, we walk or take the subway as often as we can, and we regularly recycle. My focus is on reducing our use of plastics...