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Ready to start a healthy habit? Here is how you can make it happen.

Ready to start a healthy habit? Here is how you can make it happen.

Making change happen   Ahhhh change. It comes so hard to all of us! Forming a new healthy habit can be as elusive as that pot of gold at the end of a rainbow 😉.   Of course, there is much variability. Some behaviors are […]

The school safety debate continues: Can we successfully keep guns in check?

The school safety debate continues: Can we successfully keep guns in check?

When school shootings become the norm and kids do more adulting than adults I was debating whether or not to discuss this topic on this life post this week, mostly because I want to discuss topics that are applicable to all. Today’s topic is very […]

Life lessons from the ICU

Life lessons from the ICU

Join this week, as I share the lessons I have learned from working in the ICU and how they translate to everyday life.

Need strategies to help you deal with rude behavior? Come on over!
Manhattan night during fall by Michelle Ramirez

Need strategies to help you deal with rude behavior? Come on over!

Rude behavior is, unfortunately, very much a part of daily life. Particularly when you live in the city. I don’t think this is a phenomenon specific to city life, I think it’s mostly due to the higher population density that you are just likelier to […]

Trust wisely, not blindly
Bicycle in colored pencils by Camille I Claux, 2016 Camille Claux

Trust wisely, not blindly

I remember teaching our daughter to ride a bike a couple of years ago. She said “Mama, I’m scared.” I told her, “It’s ok, let go and trust us.” It took a little coaxing, but ultimately she took off without training wheels. Trust, lies, deception. […]

Out of darkness comes light
Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

Out of darkness comes light

Out of darkness comes light   Diaspora. Diáspora. Almost identical in Spanish and English, except for that little mark sassily dancing above the a. Never have I paid so much attention to this word like I have in the last 12 days. Actually, it used […]