Running Free

This morning I woke up slowly to the sounds of airplanes flying overhead, cars driving passed our home, and the air conditioning blowing cool air throughout the room. I can't remember the last time I got this much rest and could feel every fiber in my being thanking me for taking this time to recover. … Continue reading Running Free

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Being in the Moment

I reached an afternoon lull at work today and ventured outside to get some fresh air. It was gray out; the clouds a large crumpled blanket below the faded periwinkle in the distance. I welcomed the rain to drench me or the sun to burn me, the roar of the train to rumble through my veins. I wanted … Continue reading Being in the Moment

On Being Free & Grounded

I've been practicing mindfulness today and this idea of being free and grounded keeps circulating in my thoughts. I imagine a bird flying in a bright blue sky with an anchor around its torso, weighing it down as it struggles to soar. Then I realize I'm projecting and really what it means to be both … Continue reading On Being Free & Grounded

Unpacking

I'm striving to become more aware of what my body is telling me and making sure to not only notice what's happening inside me, but also around me. I'm constantly being reminded that I have to trust my gut and follow my heart. What I'm realizing through overdue introspection is that I do neither of those … Continue reading Unpacking