Spring Cleaning— No Disinfectant Required

Today is the first official day of Spring, and the energy in the air is feeling as fresh as newly-green leaves and just-ripened fruit. Life is cyclical, and I have begun to learn in the past year or so that allowing ourselves to flow along with the seasons is a really good way to invite…

Warmth as Our Power

I just want to start by reminding you of this— never underestimate the power of calm, peaceful space. In your mind. In your room. In your life. Anywhere. Clarity often breeds the thoughts we need to think and the feelings we need to feel the very most. The clear blue sky without clouds. The garden…

Foundation as Prevention

As I’m writing this, I am enjoying my first Saturday afternoon of the Spring semester. It’s peaceful right now, but I know that this is the calm before the storm. Every semester of college comes with its fair share of ups and downs, lefts and rights, and trips through the full range of human emotion—…

Smelling the Flowers Before Planting More Seeds

Well, I don’t know about all of you, but this year has been quite the year for me. I’ve been through it this year. Truly been through it. Looking back on my life, this year has been hands-down the most transformative year of my entire life— not just in circumstances, but also, most importantly, in…