The man who sexually assaulted & raped me in January 2017 was a paparazzi at one time... ...who lost his driver’s license chasing after Britney Spears when speeding in his car. (which was exactly why for most of our friendship -- I drove him around.) His name was Mark Samala. He went to California State … Continue reading My Story About Surviving Sexual Assault – Mark Samala
This Mother’s Day I spent all day cleaning out my mom’s apartment to help her move into Assisted Living. …NOT something I thought I would be doing that day. When I was packing her stuff, I found a photo of her I hadn’t seen before. This is her, sometime in the late 1970’s / early … Continue reading Fried Chicken & Champagne
How does self-sabotage stand between us and enjoying success? 🤔 Self-sabotage is any action that gets in the way of what your intended goal is. It can come in the form of procrastination, numbing, avoidance and minimizing our capabilities. The truth is we all engage in self sabotage at different points of in our lives … Continue reading Is self-sabotage standing between you and enjoying success?
2020 is approaching quickly.
It is time for all of us to play bigger with our gifts.
Our survival on Mother Earth depends on it.
No one else is doing it for us. WE are the change we are looking for.
Why patriarchal-informed paradigms do not serve the highest good when it comes to achieving success and enjoying it.
Why I still feel afraid to share my story even though I have shared so much already.
How I survived trauma, heartbreak, addiction, sobriety, breaking my leg on a first date and a failing corporate career.
Why half-assed attempts at our transformation fails and how recovery concepts can take on a new meaning outside of traditional paradigms.
Can we challenge our teachers and mentors? Is it okay to feel frustrated with information we receive that we do not understand yet? Is it okay to feel stuck when we are not able to receive the lessons we are told are needed? Is it it okay for our growth to feel uncomfortable and imperfect?
How asking and receiving help have been the hardest parts of my journey and yet the most rewarding as I give back to my mentors.