My Journey So Far

I can't really believe this, and it snuck up on me fast, but I began hormone replacement therapy one year ago today. It's been an amazing journey since and I feel as though I've blossomed into a beautiful version of myself I never imagined was possible on that day of high anticipation, great fear, and …

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Beginning Again

Joseph Goldstein, the prolific icon of Mindfulness Meditation,  has a phrase often included as a kind of mantra in his meditations: "Simply Begin Again." The phrase is certainly powerful in the context of practicing Mindfulness. Too often, we may lose attention or focus and our tendency is to criticize ourselves or continue to focus on …

Taking the Leap

I want to take this opportunity to talk about big decisions, life events that seem insurmountable, and unexpected challenges that may leave us feeling lost. The underlying current in my impetus to write on this topic would be recent crises and tragedies around the world that have left me, like others, feeling a bit shaken …

Becoming Aware in the Moment to Become the Best Version of Yourself

It's easy to love yourself when everything in your life is working out how you intended, you feel comfortable in your own skin, and you don't have reason to doubt yourself. I would suspect, without empirical evidence to defend this assertion, that most people would rarely be in the position where the stars and everything …

Wow.

I've tried many times to write over the past couple of months, but I often had so much to write about and I was actively making so much progress, I could not identify which specific parts to emphasize. It has, in fact, been a whirlwind of a couple of months with my transition being a …