Soul

“Clear is kind. Unclear is unkind.” -Brene Brown This rings so true for me. I have always been uncomfortable with conflict and confrontation, so I grew up learning to avoid conflict at all costs, which meant placating, making excuses, avoiding, or sometimes flat out lying in...

The holidays can be a challenging time for so many people. They are for me. We held my mom’s funeral three days after Christmas, so this time of year personally brings up a lot of grief and loss. It's been six years since she died...

I have slept with a hammer under my bed every night since I was a little girl. When I moved from Hawaii to LA, I brought my hammer with me. It moved with me from apartment to apartment.  Even in intimate relationships with my partner...