March 17, 2020

I often refer to growing up in the small town of La Palma, CA, where the only highschool is John F. Kennedy High, home of the Fighting Irish. If you blink, you just might miss the city La Palma, but football at Kennedy High was a big thing back in my day. There was eve...

February 28, 2020

According to Carl Jung, the animal you resonate with most, at a deep level, is said to be your spirit animal, and is the symbol of your Self. Their spirit embodies you the most and guides you through life. In dreams, they can tell us which traits and characteristics we...

February 26, 2020

          *The following is a short excerpt from a book I am currently writing, regarding how the mythical mermaid archetype can help us heal and transform our lives.

Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung believed that stories, such as myths and fair...

February 21, 2020

Food has magical powers. Reading fairytales will tell you this. The hero or heroine in any story is empowered in their epic journey, by food!

      When consumed in moderation, food can both strengthen and transform us physically and soulfully since...

February 18, 2020

So often I've heard friends say, "I no longer watch the news because all I see is bad/stuff." That's not such a bad idea. Yet, we do live in a world where positive and negative occurrences exist. However, we now know through research in psychology that we are and becom...

February 17, 2020

Whether we know it consciously or unconsciously, we all live for magic: moments where we stand in awe of what is happening before our eyes. These moments take us out of our ordinary existence and transport us into an atmosphere of epicness.

We should all have...

February 8, 2019

As we look back on our youth, we all share in that one moment - the moment that we

have witnessed. That one character we are completely enthralled with. The one we want to dress up like for Halloween. The one we emulate and mimic in play. The one we would do almost anyt...

November 1, 2018

When I was in the middle of fifth grade, my parents bought a newer house, in a what was then called a modern planned community, and took me away from all the friends I’d ever known since first grade, at Dr. Peter Marshall Elementary School, in Anaheim, CA. They then mo...

September 28, 2018

          I had always been very sheltered as a child, even more so as a teenager.

          “ Can I go to my friend’s house for little while?” I would ask.

          “Ask your mom first,” my dad would reply. I would sigh, defeated...

September 22, 2018

Someone who has the innate ability to feel what others feel and think on a profound level is known as an Empath. It is both a blessing and a curse to be empathic. Not only can these people walk in someone else’s shoes, they also metaphorically wear them. When people ar...

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