Looking to show love and compassion this holiday season? I found this great website that helps you to find volunteering opportunities and/or find organizations that work for the greater good in New York City. Initiated in 2009 after Barack Obama encouraged more volunteerism in our country, New York City became the first "City of Service" … Continue reading NYC (and more) Service Opportunities
With the total solar eclipse only 10 days away, I wanted to share this TED talks video featuring David Baron (author of American Eclipse) and his personal recount of watching a live total solar eclipse. If you had a chance to read my post Total Solar Eclipse '17 Thoughts then you'll understand why I want you to watch … Continue reading David Baron on TED Talks
"Sometimes you win sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains." This was a pretty powerful yet subtle message I received today. Some events in our lives can leave us wondering, "Why now?" Those are the moments where we should be taking a break and appreciating what is. That may mean self-care like I regarded in my … Continue reading One For The Culture
There is something astounding you feel within when you share a certain kind of suffering with someone. It was naïve of me to think that there was no one else out there who’d understand my sentiments. Yet here we are. I’m a Nuyorican. And for anyone who doesn’t know what that is, it’s a Puerto … Continue reading A Coming Identity
Net Neutrality supports "that the internet remains free of corporate control." - Senator Bernie Sanders Click here to get involved! Watch the video below for more information on Net Neutrality and what it means to you & the world wide web as we know it. You can get involved!
When Eve walked among the animals and named them — nightingale, red-shouldered hawk, fiddler crab, fallow deer — I wonder if she ever wanted them to speak back, looked into their wide wonderful eyes and whispered, “Name me, name me.” - Ada Limón (1976) I found this poem while riding the NYC subway. I was … Continue reading ‘A Name’ by Ada Limón
I found this super short & funny video about meditation that I wanted to share. I've been meditating for a few years and recently it's gained a lot more attention in society. I think that's a great, positive thing for people to be excited about though. But from one soul to another, here is a … Continue reading Meditation in Under 2 Minutes