Good Grief: The Only Way Out is Through

Posted by Tamika on November 7, 2017

Loss never gives us that bouncy, jump out of bed feeling. It’s not meant to. Grief and loss are heavy stuff. But overcoming, transforming, and rising stronger than ever—there’s some nice words we can get excited about! Ugh—can’t we just…

Forbidden Love in Venice—and Malta Joycast

Posted by Tamika on May 3, 2017

When most people think about Venice, Italy, they picture renaissance art, gothic palaces, and romantic gondola rides. Venice was dreamy for me too. But my head-over-heels moment was a bit different. I was at St. Mark’s Square having a…

Video: Shrink or Stand Tall

Posted by Tamika on January 12, 2017

New Year’s Eve was dicey—delayed flights, missed connections, sleeping in airports and stuck in Rome when I should have been in Malta. I realize travel is a privilege and there are worse problems than missed flights. But running through…

Video: How Boundaries Saved my Life

Posted by Tamika on November 1, 2016

All you need is love—and boundaries. Boundaries are like love. They always get the attention of the Universe. Wait—can’t I just have the love part? I’m a lover, not a fighter—can’t we all just get along and be happy?…