Tied By The Sea: Lessons On How We Are Connected And Why It Matters

I love the ocean. It has always, and continues to be a big part of my life. I have always felt a strong connection to it, and to me it serves as a symbol of family, oneness, and clarity. In fact, I learned recently that my middle name, Morgan, means “of the sea”. That explainsContinue reading “Tied By The Sea: Lessons On How We Are Connected And Why It Matters”

“On People, Moments, And Stories: Everything Happens For A Reason”

So, there is this playlist that I oftentimes will listen to on a cold winter day. Now, if you heard it you would probably consider it odd timing as it consists of Bob Marley and the Wailers, Jimmy Buffet, and Jack Johnson to name a few. And while I do love winter in New England,Continue reading ““On People, Moments, And Stories: Everything Happens For A Reason””

“It’s A Beautiful Day, Don’t Let It Get Away….”

Neuroscientist Joe Dispenza says: “How you think and how you feel creates your state of being”. Our state of being. Our experience. Our way of seeing the world. The way the world sees us. What a priceless, sacred thing. Well, how often do we think about this? How often do we remind ourselves that eachContinue reading ““It’s A Beautiful Day, Don’t Let It Get Away….””

“Is This Love…. Is This Love….Is This Love That I’m Feeling?….”

Who else is singing the rest of this familiar island tune? I love this song. I find it to be not only a summery jam, but also a feel-good anthem. So as I was listening to it as I was running by the ocean yesterday morning, it got me thinking. And this song felt perfectContinue reading ““Is This Love…. Is This Love….Is This Love That I’m Feeling?….””

Oh There’s No Place Like Home…. :)

“Just remember, the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.”- Polar Express.  Christmas. My absolute favorite. I am the girl who starts listening to Christmas music in October, and watching Hallmark Christmas movies shortly thereafter. Ever since I can remember, I have had this intense joy for the holiday. And the older I get,Continue reading “Oh There’s No Place Like Home…. :)”

Lessons From My Professor And Why We Are Better Together….

Our life is a collection of moments, people, places, and wisdom that we gain along the way. I believe that every person and every experience that we have has a special purpose. There are just too many people to meet, too many places to go, and too many  experiences to have for it not toContinue reading “Lessons From My Professor And Why We Are Better Together….”

On Golden Moments And Winter Intentions….

There is an Italian proverb that goes, “Those who sing through the summer, must dance in the winter”. I love it. Yes, let’s dance at every chance we get. Why wouldn’t we? I have always had a love for this time of year and the feelings, traditions, and moments that come along with it. ItContinue reading “On Golden Moments And Winter Intentions….”

Why Holding Onto Joy Is Brave….

Joy is defined as “gladness not based on circumstances”.  When I first read this quote, it got me thinking about this idea of “gladness”. It’s a word often related to the Christmas or holiday spirit. It seems to go without a second thought that joy just comes as part of the package this time ofContinue reading “Why Holding Onto Joy Is Brave….”

“Life Never Stops Changing, But Some Things Never Change….” (Thanksgiving Edition)

“….Thank God for this Thanksgiving Day….”- Ben Rector says in his hit, The Thanksgiving Song. This day always evokes a feeling of reflection and gratitude. And while each year is special in its own way, this one stands on its own. As someone who comes from a large, loving family on both sides, I haveContinue reading ““Life Never Stops Changing, But Some Things Never Change….” (Thanksgiving Edition)”

“Simply Because We Don’t Look Up….”

“I wonder how many beautiful skies we miss simply because we don’t look up”. Justin Baldoni, best known for his role as Rafael on Jane The Virgin shared this insight the other day. A video of him and his family sitting outside, looking up at a clear blue sky, asking this question. And I thinkContinue reading ““Simply Because We Don’t Look Up….””