• Life,  Travel

    Maderas Magic: Jungle Waves 2016

    I couldn’t be more grateful that my personal retreat turned out to be two weeks in Nicaragua, one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever traveled to, and with some of the most amazing people I have ever met. Not knowing what to expect, I made the following (unedited!) goals for myself going into the trip: Disconnect from technology – connect with people Free form movement – daily yoga and ocean swim Be true to myself – beautiful, radiant, loving – open and not intimidated Fear less, love more Be present, in the moment, feel Listen to my heart and gut Breathe deep and relax Remember why life is beautiful…

  • Life

    Looking Back on 2015 and Ahead to 2016

    2015 ¬†was a major turning point for me. Breaking down to the very bottom and starting from scratch to rebuild the health and life I want. LA has been such a blessing for me and opened my eyes to a bigger world, full of creativity, energy, passion, ideas, hard work, happiness and fulfillment – all possible in ways I was previously unaware. I finally had my “dream job” and was living in California – a place I always thought would be amazing, but felt was out of my reach. No longer. I made it. The move brought so much goodness into my life, but also plenty of challenges. I rapidly…