Sunday Purrs

Sunday Quotes: Discomfort


Feeling discomfort is part of life. Sometimes, you’re just going to feel out of sorts, weighed down, or just physically or emotionally “off.” Our inclination usually is to try anything and everything to get rid of discomfort. We either try to avoid uncomfortable situation, or we use food, drinks or medication to get rid of it.Continue Reading

Sunday Quotes: Priorities


As I’ve been re-emerging into post-pandemic live, I’ve been thinking a lot about priorities. Rather than just returning to normal, I am determined to make conscious choices about how I spend my time and who I spend it with. If nothing else, this past year has been a glaring reminder of just how short life can be, and how precious the time we’re given really is.

Has the past year changed how you think about your priorities?

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Sunday Quotes: Baby Steps


As of today, I am considered “fully vaccinated,” and it’s finally safe to go back out into the world again. There are so many things I’m looking forward to: hugging my friends, eating in restaurants, going back to stores. I’m excited, but I’m not going to throw caution to the wind overnight. I’ll be stepping out of my pandemic cocoon gradually.Continue Reading

Sunday Quotes: Relief


Last Sunday I got my second Covid jab, and relief doesn’t even begin to describe what I felt. It truly feels like the end of this year-long nightmare is finally getting closer, and I can’t wait to resume some activities I haven’t felt comfortable with for over a year.Continue Reading

Sunday Quotes: Depth of Love


I’ve been a fan of Grey’s Anatomy from the very start and haven’t missed an episode. I’m still watching 17 seasons later. And while the show has had moments that have remained with me over the years, I never thought I’d actually use a line from the show for this column. Until the episode a few weeks ago, which featured the above quote.Continue Reading

Sunday Cat Love and Above: You Already Know How to Love


Guest post by Siena Lee-Tajiri

Clients often ask me, “why is self love so hard?” and my response is always something like, “I know, right?!” Loving ourselves is a big part of our spiritual journey and as a journey, we’ll never get there and be done with it. But we can absolutely get better at it in leaps and bounds!…I promise you. For right now, just take in the fact that you already know how to love. Really take it in, say it out loud, let all the cells in your body hear it: “I already know how to love.” Continue Reading

Sunday Purrs: Habits


When it comes to habits, cats are probably the original creatures of routine and most don’t take kindly to having that routine disrupted. I love some of the habits I’ve created as a result of Allegra’s routine, especially first thing in the morning: waking up to her eager little face as she waits for me to get her breakfast ready, then sitting with my first cup of coffee and Allegra in my lap as I fully wake up.Continue Reading