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Life Lessons (through running…)

"But remember, we are our own best critics and really the only ones who see our characteristics as flaws. So build a good tribe that never lets you forget the bigger picture." If you follow along with my adventures via Instagram stories, you’ve [...]

WCW: Golriz Lucina

"Somewhere in that interplay of your skills and talents and passions, lies the reason you’re here and the reason the world needs you." - Golriz Lucina, SoulPancake I'm super excited to share this week's WCW Spotlight as SoulPancake has always been a favorite destination [...]

Bettolino Kitchen – A PlaceThat Gives

"If you really want to make a friend, go to someone's house and eat with him...the people who give you their food give you their heart." - Cesar Chavez For longer than I choose to confirm, I've lived in Los Angeles. After growing [...]

Arise + Be Brave – A Subscription Box That Gives

"The thing about being brave is it doesn't come with the absence of fear and hurt. Bravery is the ability to look at hurt in the face and say, 'Move aside, you are in the way.'" - Melissa Tumino Arise. By definition, [...]

Adventures In Wander-lust

“There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath…” – Herman Melville, Moby-Dick The song of the Siren. As much a part of sea life as sharks, seaweed, and [...]

#WCW: Melissa Wong

"If you work hard and treat people with kindness and respect, you’ll never do wrong." - Melissa Wong, House of Gratia et Caritas If you've been joining my journey for awhile now, you might have noticed that I also do a guest column [...]

Skid Row Carnival Of Love

“Sometimes it's easy to walk by because we know we can't change someone's whole life in a single afternoon. But what we fail to realize it that simple kindness can go a long way toward encouraging someone who is stuck in a desolate place.” [...]

Choosing Love On Valentine’s Day

"We don't meet people by accident. They are meant to cross our path for a reason." - unknown Valentine's Day. A very polarizing holiday - people either love or hate it. And full disclosure, I used to be on the anti-Valentine's [...]

#WCW: Chloe Obico

"Everyone can and should contribute to a cause that is important to them — because that’s how you can save the world, in your own way." - Chloe Obico, This Bar Saves Lives Through my give back adventures, I've had the honor of [...]

#WCW: Alyssa Kuchta

"There’s a loyalty and trust that comes from really putting your heart in your team." - Alyssa Kuchta Not too long ago my friend, and former #WCW Spotlight, Taylor introduced me to the talented Alyssa. Not only is she the founder and creative [...]

The Promise Of A New Year

"We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.” - Edith Lovejoy Pierce I love a rainy day. Which is a [...]

#WCW: Melissa D. White

"If you are called to it, you are qualified for it, therefore, your gift will make room for you to simply serve others." - Melissa D. White When most people think October, they think pink and breast cancer. However, October is also host [...]

#WCW: Tiffany Cool

"You can give back everyday. You don't have to establish a start up or a fashion company to do it, you can start at home or with one person." - Tiffany Cool Not too long ago, I attended a fashion show with my [...]

Make Mealtime Matter

"You learn a lot about someone when you share a meal together." - Anthony Bourdain Fall is my most favorite time of year. Chunky sweaters. Leggings. Boots. Pretty much my dream uniform. Throw in a caramel apple cider and I would freeze [...]

#WCW: Kristen Alexandrov

"I wanted to channel my gratitude and newfound accountability into something good, while also teaching my children about the importance of giving back." - Kristen Alexandrov One of my core beliefs is that every kind gesture and effort to make a difference matters. [...]

Hope And Light Despite Darkness

“Hope is being able to see that there is light, despite all the darkness.” - Desmond Tutu I feel lately I’ve been sad – like I’m living in a fog that never seems to lift. Every day we hear of more and more [...]