How to Feel Amidst the BLM Movement

Feel however the f*ck you want to feel. Anger is good – it lets you express deep frustration. Crying is great – it lets you express sadness, frustration, empathy, sympathy. Nothing is a flag – nothing could mean you’re blocking emotion, avoiding emotion, or a combination of both. Feeling nothing is not bad or good, just something to be explored. …

Grieving an Unexpected Loss

I didn’t realize it, but this past month I was grieving the unexpected loss of my job. I had just come back from vacation and was expecting to return to work in 2 days when the Mayor of LA put out the Safer-at-Home order. Then following, the California Massage Therapy Council also recommended that we stop working. So out of …

Humility and Addiction

I’ve become an avid and loving plant mom. At first I thought it was a new joyous hobby, but then I began to see this hobby as another outlet for escape. I developed an addiction for finding new plants, pots, seeds, and was trying to buy any chic or cheap plant related thing. I tried saving plants on the sale …

I’m a Life Coach!

Around February of this year I happened upon Alan Cohen’s Life Coaching training. If you’ve never heard of him, he has a radio show called Get Real where he coaches people. I’d been listening only for a few weeks, but the way he talked to people and helped them seemed so natural and effective. Whenever I tried to help my …