Meet Julie: A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Journey: Grit, Grace and Gratitude

Beauties, today’s post is a very special one with a fierce and fabulous woman who I’m fortunate to call my dearest friend, Julie Liams. As we come to the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I’m honoring two very special women this week who are incredible warriors and survivors of breast cancer. Each of these … Continue Reading

How Much of Your Life Have You Missed? – Moxie On Monday

“Your mind is the basis of everything you experience and of every contribution you make to the lives of others. Given this fact, it makes sense to train it.” Sam Harris Tweet How much of your life have you missed? How much of life has passed you by when you weren’t present – when you … Continue Reading

Day to Night Fashion in NYDJ

Two things I know for sure. I have damn good taste in fashion, and I’m not easily impressed. I came across the fashion brand, NYDJ many years ago. It popped up on my radar on my Instagram feed and I couldn’t help but be mesmerized by what I saw. Jeans that fit a multitude of … Continue Reading

Grief and Gratitude – Moxie On Monday

“Nothing is only negative or only positive. Pain and gratitude can exist in the same experiences, and at the same time. Allow space for both of them.” Vex King Tweet Have you ever thought about the connection between grief and gratitude? They go hand in hand. Several months ago, I was scrolling through Instagram and … Continue Reading

Healing Reflections From LA – Moxie On Monday

“Step out of the history that is holding you back. Step into the new story you’re willing to create.” Oprah Winfrey Tweet It’s Columbus Day and I’m on my way home this morning after a lovely week in LA. Kitties are happy. I’m no longer a first-time neurotic kitty mama as I’ve finally relaxed into … Continue Reading

It’s 3 AM and I’m … Going to Babysit Kitties or How to Get Unstuck! – Moxie On Monday

“Everyone gets stuck. It’s the great among us who religiously practice getting unstuck.” Keith Yamashita Tweet It’s 3am. My alarm just went off. I’m on my way to LA for a wee bit of kitty sitting and spending time with a few close friends. If you read last week’s Moxie, you’ll know that my girl … Continue Reading

Why Letting Go May Bring You Just What You Need! – Moxie On Monday

“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” Dalai Lama Tweet Us kooky humans … we tend to get attached. To what? To things, to stories, to people, to relationships, to experiences and, most of all … We get attached to outcomes. There’s an old Taoist fable that’s gone … Continue Reading

In Living Color: Be the Perfect Rainbow! – Moxie On Monday

“The greater your storm, the brighter your rainbow.” Unknown 🌈🌈🌈 Tweet I’ve been through a storm or two in my life. I’m guessing, you have too. I love to think of Midlife as the Perfect Storm. The Perfect Storm creates the Perfect Rainbow. A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting in front of my … Continue Reading

A Different Kind of Thin – Moxie On Monday

Joshua Tree National Park – A Thin Place “If the world’s a veil of tears, smile til rainbows span it.” Lucy Larcom Tweet A Different kind of thin. Have you ever been to a place where you felt deeply connected to something vastly greater than you? How about a place where you’ve been so filled … Continue Reading

Just The Facts, Ma’am – Moxie On Monday

“If you become aware of your automatic habits and you are conscious of your unconscious behaviors so you can not go unconscious again, then you are changing.” Dr. Joe Dispenza Tweet I remember when I first discovered Wayne Dyer’s teachings. It was like a lightning bolt from the heavens speaking truth. Real truth. Divine truth. … Continue Reading