Susi: Key to a Happy Place

  It's been quite a while since I've had a morning all to myself.  Today, In between doing errands and packing for a trip, I had a couple of hours to catch my breath and eat clean -- a resolution I've made (and have kept so far...) when the year opened. Eating clean to me personally…

Why we need to own our stories

There is power in owning our stories. Not just the happy and joy-filled ones, but also those which chronicle our fall.I’m writing this 72 hours before the beginning of a brand-new year, and I’ve been thinking a lot about the stories that shaped my 2015—an eventful year that went by so very quickly. Hurt happens,…

Kindness, always

I've always believed that kindness never diminishes anyone. Be kind at every opportunity you are given, but also, be kind to yourself. If the kindness you show is met with resistance, or if your kindness is rebuffed, don't feel bad. It is what it is. The person who refuses your kindness is the one who…