Whatever you do is enough

Whatever you do is enough

Again our yoga instructor offered this to us during our practice. Again it resonated. As someone who has, and can, get stuck with “I’m not enough.” As someone who has worked at replacing that self-defeating (and lambasting) mantra with a full-blown recognition of my...
I am love

I am love

For quite some time now, my mantra has been “I choose love.” When I am afraid, I remind myself “I choose love.” It soothes me. When I’m trying too hard or pushing too much, “I choose love,” calms me down and eases me. When I am frustrated, or frustrating, “I choose...
I (don’t) deserve to die

I (don’t) deserve to die

I did something the other day. Something simple. Something small. Something quite insignificant. But somehow my internal critic was certain that what I had done was horrific – and that it mattered greatly. And the shame rose up in me like a tsunami, threatening to...
There is no right or wrong

There is no right or wrong

I can get SO caught in this. Trying to do what’s “right.” Terrified of doing what’s “wrong.” These are old thought patterns – this belief that there is a “right” and “wrong.” I was talking to a Second Generation the other day (someone who was born and raised in the...
Please welcome To The Moon And Back

Please welcome To The Moon And Back

My memoir will be published in September. The final manuscript has been handed in. The title has been set. And I’ve convinced the publisher that we should aim to be a New York Times bestseller. I mean, why not? Please welcome: TO THE MOON AND BACK A childhood under...