“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

“I define vulnerability as uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure. Showing up and being seen when there are no guarantees.  With that definition in mind, let’s think about love. Waking up every day and loving someone who may or may not love us back, whose safety we can’t ensure, who may stay in our lives or…

“If you feel like you cannot move on from whatever you are going through at the moment, remember this: six months ago, or twelve months ago, or two years ago, you thought the same. You were in a position that threatened all that was hopeful within you; you did not think you would survive. But…