Spirit & Sole On Retreat

The frantic pace of life, the constant technological advances, and an ever increasing pressure to perform on social media, often leads me (and most certainly others) to want to retreat-- to delve down deeply into the quiet space within

Which Way 'The Way'?

Over the course of the first 24 hours at the incredibly luxe, modern "rustic" Post Ranch Inn (we weren't exactly roughing it), I finally allowed my stress to begin to slip away, to inhale the salty ocean air, and to exhale the deceptive airs of my  perfectionist self. I finally began to RELAX.

Gabrielle Bernstein, motivational speaker, life coach and author, suggests holiday gift-giving tips that cost little, but give so much.

Summertime Sole-Seeking

You see, sometimes I get so caught up in what LOOKS GOOD that I forget about what FEELS GOOD.  And this summer, on a Cooper Family trip to Aspen, Colorado, I was reminded of what truly living life is all about. 

Beauty and the Beat...it goes on and on

Why, after all of these years of dedicating myself to the spirit, to mind over matter, to the untouchable, indescribable reality of my Inner Being, do I still care so much about the illusory, ephemeral ever-changing impression of my Outer Self?

Shop Therapy

I’ve been pondering this discrepancy and how, whenever I get supremely stressed about the “things that matter,” I tend to default my energy towards the things that don’t.


Have you ever been called a “Princess”—you know, in a jokingly, but semi-derogatory way?