Take the time to listen to your own story: a Journey to Self-discovery

From a very young age I was always ready to go with the flow. There was this innate acceptance of how life would play out:  graduate from school, go to college, get married, and have children, raising a family while continuing to work professionally hard with the goal of climbing the corporate ladder and beingSigue leyendo “Take the time to listen to your own story: a Journey to Self-discovery”

Changing our priorities and moving forward

These days have been a learning curve for all of us towards empathy and understanding the people around us.  It’s humbling to understand that at the end of the day, the old saying, “We are all the same” is true and that no matter in what part of your life you find yourself, the abilitySigue leyendo “Changing our priorities and moving forward”

How my personal story has taught me to be patient and resilient during these hard times.

I live every day with the goal to make it the best day.  Every morning I reset myself to open my heart to all the possibilities of the day.  I envision happiness, content, laughter, and a flow of positive energy. Every night I go to bed reliving the day, grabbing the best moment and feelingSigue leyendo “How my personal story has taught me to be patient and resilient during these hard times.”

6 prompts to help us reflect during hardships

I believe in the power of gratitude, to look into our lives with kindness, compassion, and love. To believe that we all have a life purpose and that the pursuit of happiness is imprinted when we are born. I believe that we are all the same, humans, that my pain is not more hurtful thanSigue leyendo “6 prompts to help us reflect during hardships”

Ways to practice mindfulness as a family

Mindfulness is, without a doubt, a source that can help us lower our stress level and allow us to recharge when our tanks are running empty.  Day after day we focus so much on “getting things done”, sticking to the planner, and dealing with the unexpected. As part of our mindfulness practice, is important toSigue leyendo “Ways to practice mindfulness as a family”

Tips for your Morning Routine that works!

Mornings can be tough… The eternal juggling of managing people, pets, and oneself so early in the morning can be quite overwhelming. I remember getting out of the house and sitting in my car thinking… I’m ready to call it a day, and I still have to go to work!! With time, I started toSigue leyendo “Tips for your Morning Routine that works!”

Practicing Gratitude with the Family

My husband and I have been trying our best to practice gratitude at night time.  With time we have noted how been grateful influences our day to day thoughts and feelings.  From being grateful for the big things (the health of our kids) to be grateful for the more ordinary things (My new recipe worked). Sigue leyendo “Practicing Gratitude with the Family”

Having conversations with your Preteen

I spend I good amount of time with my oldest son who is 12 almost every afternoon.  My younger son plays soccer so he is usually gone with my husband to the soccer field and comes home after 7:30 almost every night of the week. That leaves me and my oldest one home alone.  AlthoughSigue leyendo “Having conversations with your Preteen”

Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Summary: The book summarizes Michelle Obama’s life, from her childhood in Chicago South Side through her journey to the White House.  It is narrated by her, and making emphasizes her perspective, feelings, lessons learned, and opinions. It is an autobiography and as such we are witnessing her life as she narrates it to us. HerSigue leyendo “Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama”