This Is Our Year

There have been so many people coming to me lately about the many inevitable challenges of life (I have had no shortages of that myself), and if you are one of them then just know you are not alone...and if you are waiting on a sign, this is it. You see, others may break you … Continue reading This Is Our Year

Back To Myself

After all the highs and lows of this year, despite all the twists and turns I had to make, I once again found my way back to myself. The greatest blessing during this challenging year was the significant and life-changing improvement upon my ability to connect with the stillness within myself and detach from my … Continue reading Back To Myself

Creative Connection

It seems so ironic that I, who molded this blog to inspire so many others, have been faced with the deepest pains and darkest times I could have ever imagined. And even in the midst of all of this, comes a most beautiful blessing. The experiences I have undergone shape who I am at the … Continue reading Creative Connection

Music Monday: A Memorial

In honor of my sister's birthday and her unique nature, I am going to do my first "Music Monday"- on a Tuesday because that is what she would have wanted. The following are songs that either flood my mind with memories of our time together, or songs from her playlists on our shared Spotify account … Continue reading Music Monday: A Memorial

The Aftermath

Some amount of time has now passed, and I understand that this nightmare dream of the past several weeks is my new version of permanent reality. My baby sister, Anita Punja (also known by many as Dallas), has passed from this world and is now one with the eternal energy of the Universe, resting next … Continue reading The Aftermath

The Farewell

Today was Anita's funeral and the worst day of my life...but it wasn't quite as bad as I expected, and to my surprise, I barely shed a single tear. Instead, I thought of how much I would miss her amazing mind and giant heart so full of love, her beautiful humanity and unique personality, and … Continue reading The Farewell

The Anita

*Warning: The following post is graphic and may serve as a trigger for some, but it is my journal and personal thoughts and emotions relating to the passing of my sister* Thoughts and memories flood my mind and fill my heart today. I remember when I was little and I prayed every night for a … Continue reading The Anita

Six Month Update

I haven't updated on here in quite some time, and now that it has officially been six months since the biggest change of my life, I felt it was finally time. Six months ago, I left everything I've ever known to start a new life- my married adult chapter, I like to call it. During this … Continue reading Six Month Update

Spiritual Freedom

Since my awakening in 2010, I have considered myself to be a free spirit in the sense that I never really felt that I quite fit into this society, but I discovered an inner light and my soul greatly resonated with the ideas of living a life of freedom, charisma, deep love and simple joys...although … Continue reading Spiritual Freedom