On the heels of a break-up, I booked a solo trip to go hiking in New Zealand. I needed a fresh start, a break from my life as a couple – something to lift me out of my depressed state, which felt like a tidal wave engulfing me. My career had stalled, my relationship was over, and half of my thirties . . .
I just returned from a hiking trip in Alaska, and man. It was beautiful and intense. Stunning landscapes, especially as the snow was melting. The trails were difficult - icy, muddy, steep - and incredible. Alaska really is Into the Wild, magic bus from the movie . . .
This past weekend, I took a trip to Mt. Tamalpais outside of San Francisco. It was a much-needed break from the routine of life (and all the pressure of getting done), and it gave me pause. Something I don't do very well, that I'm still grappling with in my life, is learning to let go. Standing . . .
I'm so excited to reveal my new website, with a brand new look and a refreshed focus! I'm still talking about dating and love, but in 2017 I want to focus on personal health and happiness - now more than ever. I think wellness covers a LOT of subjects, including mental and physical health. So . . .
I don't know about you, but I was ready to put 2016 behind me. I entered the New Year with a good attitude and a LONG to-do list. But now here I am in mid-January, trying to get motivated, and still feeling the residual depression of 2016. If you're feeling "stuck," or you've just been . . .
In case you were wondering why I hadn't been posting as regularly, I've spent the last two weeks in Spain and Portugal on a little vacay. I played hooky from my life and work to do some traveling. It felt good. . . .