June 2021: As The World Opens

June 2021: As The World Opens

“Gathering is a practice to nurture and refresh.” -Priya Parker In the past two weeks, I have had the occasion to celebrate life and mourn loss. Over Memorial Day weekend, we celebrated my stepmother’s 75th birthday one year behind schedule. Instead of the...
April 2021: Living A Good Life

April 2021: Living A Good Life

“Mortality offers meaning to our lives and morality helps navigate that meaning.” -Todd May, Death: The Art of Living What I’m Watching: The Good Place Last month, I binge-watched The Good Place. In addition to it being a delightful show to watch, its...
March 2021: Rethinking Vulnerability

March 2021: Rethinking Vulnerability

My head hurt. My shoulders ached. Coronasomnia (my sleepless nights before and after my bout with COVID) had resurfaced. This is how I knew that I was spending too much time in my head, on my thoughts. Too much doing. When the world shut down last March, my first...
February 2021: The Pursuit of Happiness

February 2021: The Pursuit of Happiness

“Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Happiness can be found in life’s simplest...

August 2020: Finding Your Voice

“Though I may not be here with you, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe.” -The Honorable John Lewis The Honorable John Lewis, laid to rest this week after more than 60 years of civil rights work in our...