As my daughter was filling out college applications one of the questions she was asked was “ what is your favorite family tradition?” This got me thinking about the upcoming holiday season and the traditions, in general, we create amongst our families and friends. Traditions are important because they strengthen a unique bond and create … More Traditions


I’m standing at the podium looking out into the crowd. “My name is Maya and I am an introvert.” While being an introvert is not recognized as a 12-step program, sometimes it feels like I have a problem. I’ve had to defend my “reserved nature” and “quietness” many times.  I’ve come to realize that being … More Introverts