How to start feeling more connected in your life

As I sat in the presence of 6 other women this past Saturday morning, I was reminded once again of the importance of gathering and coming together. It’s an opportunity to take a timeout from our busy schedules in order to connect with others, drop the masks, and share...

Our choices matter when crafting a life of intention

Living intentionally is something that I’ve tried to bring to all areas of my life….to my time, schedule, commitments, work, relationships, dating, health/well-being, food, shopping, money, etc. To me living intentionally is living with integrity and with my values at...

How living intentionally impacts your mental well-being

When I first started on the path of joyful and intentional living I had no idea how it would improve my life, especially my well-being. I accidentally fell into a simpler lifestyle from a place of exhaustion, burnout, anxiety, overwhelm, and making life far more...

How to live more slowly, joyfully & intentionally this summer

Hey there friend! Can you believe we are half-way through July? Seriously though. Where in the world has the time gone? It may feel like the first half of summer has been a whirlwind of bbqs, weddings, graduation parties, vacations, social gatherings, events,...

7 benefits of practicing acceptance

I remember hearing the word ‘acceptance’ and mistakenly (and funnily) thought that I knew what it was all about. But in reality, I didn’t have a clue. In fact, I was far from practicing and embodying acceptance. I was a people-pleaser, constantly in comparison mode,...

The 5 pillars of my work

For anyone who has been following me over the past few years has probably noticed that my  work and what I’m writing about has changed significantly. Sometimes it even shocks me how much I’ve outgrown some ideas and beliefs that I was previously so passionate about...

Self-worth is a verb

What would I do if I valued myself? This question is a favorite of mine that I ask myself often. This one along with “is this life-giving?” Usually when I’m stuck and am uncertain of what to do in a situation I ask myself one or even both of these questions, and...

Slowing down in a busy season

It’s semana santa (holy week) this week and since Spain is a catholic country it’s one of the most celebrated holidays of the year. People from all over Spain flock to the city I live in, Malaga, to witness the processions and engage in the celebrations for the week....