Life shrinks or expands

Life moves in never ending cycles; shrinking and compressing, releasing and expanding. Like the tides of the ocean. These phases, like the tides, are natural in our lives as well.   There is courage in releasing your grip on the beach and allow yourself to recede with the low tide. Courage in feeling […]

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Best-man speech

When Nick asked me to be his best man, my heart jumped with excitement. I remember my skin tingling, tears building up in my eyes. I was so proud. It didn’t last all that long though; as he then proceeded to tell me that I was going to be CO-Best man with Dr. […]

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Re-write your story

We always have a narrative running in our heads; the story of our lives. All of us have had challenging experiences, disaster points in the story arc of our life. How have we recovered from those chapters in our lives? Often, the heaviness of those moments stay with us; consciously or unconsciously in […]

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Be you.

There is a magic that radiates from each of us when we are just ourselves, accepting, embracing, and living all aspects of our lives. Just be you. Be magical.

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Maybe, you don’t need to be fixed…

What if there is nothing wrong with you? That everything about you is perfect because that is who you are. Perfectly you. Imperfectly you. Uniquely and singularly you. We can easily become wrapped up with needing to fix perceived flaws about ourselves, yet how often do we sit back and accept ourselves for […]

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2020 The Year of Expansion

“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.: – Nelson Mandela Last year I started on a path of transformation – putting myself first, going out of my comfort zone….living!!! 2019 was the year of […]

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My Name

My Name is Solace

Sol·ace (noun) comfort or consolation in a time of distress or sadness. I have always taken pride that my name is in the dictionary. Other kids would marvel as I showed off my name right there, a word plain simple and yet so complicated. People always wonder why I was named Solace. Were […]

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Patient possibilities

Patience was never my virtue, never a strength, and rarely did I flex it’s muscle to see how long I could hold out… my discomfort was to much. I found myself reaching for distractions. Any distractions, whether they were thoughts running in my mind or those in my physical reality. I found that […]

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Be patient with yourself

We are half way through January and often we start to struggle with whatever goal we are working to achieve or intention we set for ourselves for the new year…. its okay. Be patient with yourself. When I look at something I am trying to change, I want to keep in perspective that […]

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Unraveling

Have you ever noticed that the same things happen to you, in different relationships, different jobs, different circumstances? No matter what you do, there it is? Raising up, like a dragon erupting from this little innocent knoll; breathing flame onto whatever you’ve got going on. Leaving in its wake charred or still smoldering […]

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