Is it good to be back in Paris?

Is it good to be back in Paris?

August in Paris feels calm and quiet. Earlier in August, I was sitting on the train with my daughter coming back to Paris after a hiking trip to the Alps. During the many hours of the train ride she kept saying how she was not ready to come back home. I tried to...
Digital Detox Experiment

Digital Detox Experiment

If you have been spending too much time looking at your phone lately, this will be of interest to you. For those who know me, I am always doing some form of wellness experiment. This is a simple way to explore and test how new ideas can be applied to your own life and...
Gratitude For A New Year

Gratitude For A New Year

Happy Healthy & Zen 2017! I hope this message finds you well and enjoying the beginning of 2017.

Before we dive into 2017, let’s take a moment to savor the good moments of 2016. The picture above was one of my happy moments from last year. I was in a hot...
The Little Moments

The Little Moments

I truly like this quote from Jon Kabat-Zinn. I relate to this since my journey in Paris has been about learning to appreciate and savor all the little moments and the little things in the every day life. Are you taking time to slow down and savor your little...
Seasonal Vegetables

Seasonal Vegetables

Besides running outdoors on Sunday mornings, another of my favorite Sunday activities is to visit our local market. I enjoy the quite energy of the market in the morning before it gets too busy. I usually stop by my favorite food stands and observe what is in season....
Mindful Walks

Mindful Walks

Mindful walking has become one of my daily rituals. After I drop of my daughter in school, I walk to the park nearby and I walk there for a few minutes. I notice the new flowers, the change in the weather and the birds chirping. There are some days when I notice that...