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Where is your heart home?

Where is your heart home?

Do you have a special place that owns your heart? Mine, like many, is martha’s vineyard, massachusetts. While I’ve lived in massachusetts my entire life, I hadn’t been to the island until my early twenties. Growing up on the north shore, we headed to new hampshire or maine for getaways, and having...

Fearless Motivation

Fearless Motivation

What does it take to achieve your goals? I think the answers vary for everyone, but there are a few words that you hear from successful people repeatedly—discipline, persistence, work, focus, etc.—fearless motivation. Sometimes it’s not the most talented or gifted, and even those who are lucky...

ADDICTION… it’s personal

ADDICTION… it’s personal

Hey everyone. So, this week I reached out all-over social media asking people to share something. My request was, for some, I'm sure, a difficult one, but the response was overwhelming. I asked for one sentence on how someone in your life's addiction, past or present, has affected you. Per the...

GIVING VOICE TO THE VOICELESS

GIVING VOICE TO THE VOICELESS

Buy Now! Hey everyone. It’s here! Unheard Whispers my poetry chapbook about growing up in an alcoholic home. It’s available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and most other sites that sell books. I meet again with a Massachusetts-based organization that helps children & families who are affected...

The holy grail (the book cover)

The holy grail (the book cover)

When something is so incredibly important to you, it’s so hard to make decisions, isn’t it? You feel like you for sure are going to make the wrong one. Currently, my poetry book cover is my issue. The publisher initially sent me the first draft, and I was less than thrilled. It’s interesting...

Getting more Mindful

Getting more Mindful

A symphony of familiar sounds played around me. I had always loved the sounds of the ferryboats: metal cranking and men shouting to each other as they cast her off or pulled her in. Dogs barking and kids laughing. I pushed my sunglasses high on my face to hide my eyes. Shutting the door, I looked...

Dear Diary,

Dear Diary,

Hey guys. Happy Friday. I'll be posting every other Friday, just so you know what to expect, and I do hope that you read and subscribe to my newsletter, please and thank you. I'll be putting that out as my book get's closer to launch to let you know what might be coming and any events etc. A...