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Self-Care 2020

2020 has definitely forced us to reassess and take time to reevaluate what’s important. Self-care was a top priority for me in 2020 and being quarantined has given me time to self-reflect and focus on getting organized and smashing some … Continue reading

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“Heal the Girl and the Woman Will Appear” – Part 2

Mental health is essential to your overall functioning. It impacts your thoughts, behaviors, and your capacity to cope in life. While my motivation for starting therapy was my needing an outlet as I tried to adjust to life without my … Continue reading

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“Heal the Girl and the Woman Will Appear” – Part I

“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.” -David Richo Exactly six months ago, I posted my last blog post. The day before I would have posted my weekly post, I received a … Continue reading

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Cancun, Quintana Roo

Every summer we take a family trip and this summer was no different. This year we pulled out the passports and headed to Cancun, Quintana Roo. After having completed my first graduate class, this trip definitely gave me a renewed … Continue reading

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Quirky Teacher Habits

  Summer Break is officially over and the kiddos are back in the mix. It’s amazing how students are able to pick up on the habits of their teachers in a very short period of time. They notice EVERYTHING and … Continue reading

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45 Trips Around the Sun

Birthdays are occasions that should be celebrated. Whether it’s a party, small intimate dinner or just a group of the people closest to you singing the obligatory, “Happy Birthday”, I think it’s an honor for people to acknowledge the day … Continue reading

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The Pain of Peace

“The journey into self-love and self-acceptance must begin with self-examination…until you take the journey of self-reflection, it is almost impossible to grow or learn in life.” Iyanla Vanzant The picture above is typical me. I am often alone, minding my … Continue reading

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Summer Bucket List

Now that the school year has officially ended and I’ve completed my required summer trainings, I’m ready to settle down and create a routine that embraces and affords allotted times for my new commitments. Even with new endeavors ahead of … Continue reading

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Summer??? Is That You?

With less than two weeks to go in the school year, I am anticipating the last day of school. In an effort to leave on the last school day when the clock strikes 12:00 (noon that is), I have started … Continue reading

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And I Quote…

As much as I enjoy reading, I don’t always have time to sit and bury myself in a book. Sometimes it takes months to read a book and other times I can finish a book in a couple of days. … Continue reading

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