Hello friends. Happy July! I hope summer is treating everyone well. I’m fortunate to have just returned from a retreat at the treasured Hui Ho’olana in Molokai, Hawaii with my dear teacher, mentor and friend Flint Sparks and one of the best teachers of mindful movement and embodied experience I know, Donna Martin. I’m so… Read More

I’ve dabbled in meditation and mindfulness practices for the last 20 years. It wasn’t until about five years ago, when I was on the verge of burnout at my job, that I made the leap to cultivate a daily practice that fit my lifestyle. It started with a meditation training through The Chopra Center. It… Read More

Woo Woo To Do

Happy New Year! I have to confess – I have an aversion to new year’s resolutions, especially since my cancer journey. Life is too short to be placing unrealistic expectations on myself which is usually coming from my ego anyways. I prefer to take a more emotive route – and focus on how I want… Read More

If you are seeking some mindfulness support through the holidays, I’ve gathered four of my free go-to guided meditations to manage holiday stress. Wishing you the most delightful holiday season. Remember to be kind to yourself and try to be present – it’s the best give you can yourself and your loved ones. Happy Holidays… Read More

5 Tips for Mindful Gift Giving

I love a good deal as much as the next person, but there is no denying the frenzy of holiday shopping can feel overwhelming. At the end of the day, this is a time of year where we can be reminded of the magic of the holidays and the central themes of giving, receiving, kindness… Read More

Soul Sparks Meditation Resource Guide

With election day, holidays, and end of year soirees beginning to take hold, this is an ideal time to take your meditation to the next level or jumpstart it for the first time. Meditation and mindfulness is perhaps the best precautionary step you can take to stay ahead of the increased pacing that typically takes… Read More

Resources for those newly diagnosed with cancer

In case you missed the pink memo, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is always a confusing time for me. Even before I was diagnosed with breast cancer, the pink frenzy of October sent me into a tailspin. While I will always be an advocate of raising awareness, the flurry of fashion, foodie, and… Read More

Tips and Resources For Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients

There is really nothing that can prepare you for a cancer diagnosis. It is a shocking and momentary devastation that is overwhelming on so many different levels for both the individual and their families. Prior and post to my own cancer diagnoses, I have been on the other side of this disease as I have… Read More

I’ve spent the majority of July waiting. There has been the tangible waiting – at airports, in traffic, or at the doctor’s office for my 6 month check-ups. And there has been the metaphorical waiting – for guidance, feedback, or a response of some nature. But regardless of the type of waiting, my meditation practice… Read More

Tips for being reflective

I love this time of year. The air turns crisp (or crispish in Texas), cozy sweaters and jackets come out of the closet, and the leaves start to change colors and fall, teaching us an important lesson of the Fall Equinox – surrender and letting go. As my teacher Sarah Mclean explains: The word equinox… Read More