Palm Trees and Sunshine

I am not going to lie…this week is truly, literally, palm trees and sunshine. I am writing from the sandy and sunny beaches of Rincon, Puerto Rico. But…unfortunately, every day and week cannot be like this. Although palm trees and sunshine may not be an everyday option, we do have the choice and power to […]

Finding the Courage to Fly Forward

When I finished my undergraduate degree, I only had one regret; I did not study abroad. When I finished graduate school, I had the same regret. I made the same mistake twice. It never seemed to be the right time. I never seemed to have enough money and I never seemed to have enough courage […]


I lost it!!!!! I could not sleep and it was hard to think of anything else. My mind was spinning out of control. I lost my mind over something so insignificant, yet felt so important. As I packed for my end-of-the year hiatus to the beach, I could not find my favorite bikini (in the […]