It Matters

Last Saturday I was driving home from the gym, down the freeway, music playing and tumbling thoughts in my head. I had listened to a podcast earlier in the day that was speaking to men’s empowerment and that podcast was talking about how college educated women don’t date men without…

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What a summer love taught me

What I learned during a summer of love… I have had a summer of love. I remember summers of love as a teenager, meeting someone new at the beginning of the summer, diving in deep to all those yummy feelings that come with the discovery of knowing someone and allowing…

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Can love be too fast?

After weeks of texting and talking for hours on the phone, our first date was 30 hours in San Francisco. Still being committed to my own growth I vowed to be present to my own experience, to stay in the moment, don’t compare to the past as that would be…

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Finding my Joy

I was talking to a good friend on FaceTime. I was feeling off, I had started the year dedicated to following my joy and then losing Blue (my Great Dane) in February had put me so far away from any thought of joy. In fact, that loss just seemed to…

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Who said yes?

Who said yes?

  In my life there have been way too many times that I have found myself in a situation wondering how did I get myself here? Some of these situations have been quite devastating over the years and yet, I knew that in the moment I had said yes but…

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Who Am I?

A few months ago, I went to a singles event. The leader of the event introduced an exercise called the “I am.” Basically, you have a minute and a half with someone, and they ask you repeatedly, “Who are you?” and you reply, “I am [fill in the blank].” You…

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Renee looking over frozen lake

Why am I here?

The clock on the nightstand told me it was 3:30 am, I am only semi-conscious, I am sweating, I have become aware of the fact that my body is in a state of wanting to run. A feeling of total panic runs through me. I look around the room trying…

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The loss of Blue

I started out this month working on a blog about how I have found my mission, that initial draft full of excitement of how after 30 years of searching and questioning the knowledge is there and the struggle of the search is gone but then everything changed. I came into…

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How conscious are you to the decisions you make?

Have you ever found yourself in a situation that you weren’t truly a “HELL YES” to, wondering how you got here. Rewinding the steps that got you to this moment and realizing that yes, indeed you had agreed on some level to being in this situation. In that moment you…

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