I don’t remember when I came across The Four Agreements, but I use them as a tool for myself, as a self-check for what kind of person I want to be. Why is it so damn hard? Sometimes, it is exhausting. I use to tell my students all of the time that with life, figure … More In The Raw Anecdote #3: The one about The Four Agreements
11 years. That’s how long I’ve lived in my duplex. I love living in it too. I love how the light shines on the deck all day, how the light comes in through the sliding back door, how the real wood floors creak when I place my rested feet on them, as if I’m helping … More In the Raw Anecdote #2: The One on Divorcing from my Divorce
I gym. I try to Crossfit. I am, at times, a gym rat. I like to move outside too, on bikes, on skis, and in boots. Generally, I try to work on my physical fitness, but I don’t consider myself athletic; I consider myself someone who likes to move her body in different ways to … More In the Raw Anecdote #1: The One where I Tried TRX
A long time ago, I read Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho, a brilliant read about a girl who tries to commit suicide and fails. She is then sent to a mental hospital, and there in her own freedom, she learns how to appreciate life. It struck me because it had never occurred to … More The Beauty of Death and a Dogwood Tree
Here is a recent blog I wrote about how Standard Operating Procedures impact students. Happy back to school everyone!