© 2019 by Cara Rossi

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October 22, 2019

Every day I have a thought, I should write on my blog more. Usually smack dab in the middle of my mental to-do list between finding a place to board the dog for our next vacation and remembering to change the laundry when I get home. I pause for a moment and reflect on...

August 19, 2019

On the evening of May 25th, I started to feel not great and I knew what I was feeling was my blood pressure higher than normal. I took my blood pressure a few times over the next hour and it was high. I tried to do deep breathing and laying on my left side to lower it...

May 21, 2019

This is my journal entry from the day I thought my water broke.  I've debated sharing it but I decided I wanted to because it helps to show my thought process to overcome my anxieties and fears and maybe that can be helpful to you.  

I am sitting here in tears. Tea...

April 15, 2019

I am not afraid

I can do this

I trust my body and my pain

I am powerful

It’s not pain, it’s power

Breathe in light and love, breathe out pain and fear

I am not alone, I am surrounded by love and support

I am ready to meet Romeo

April 2, 2019

Since I was a freshman in college, I’ve been in awe of the beauty and magic of natural childbirth and was adamant about having a natural birth. I knew that when I would become a mother, I would have a beautiful, peaceful, natural birth to transition myself and my baby...

November 18, 2018

I am lucky to have an incredibly supportive and thoughtful husband who gifted me two sessions at Motor City Float for my birthday. That was in July, and since the time I received them I hesitated experimenting with it. I really wanted my experience to be meaningful and...

August 24, 2018

I have the opportunity to participate in leadership development programs both as a participant and facilitator which I absolutely love. Today I facilitated a session on giving and receiving feedback.  While asking for and giving honest feedback can be uncomfortable the...

February 15, 2018

I am happy to share this Loving Kindness Meditation with you.  

You can listen to my Loving Kindness Meditation here. 

Metta, or loving-kindness, is the heartfelt wish for the well-being of oneself and others. It is a universal, unselfish, unconditional and all-embr...

January 14, 2018

One of the primary reasons I wanted to start this blog was to share my birth story. What I was able to accomplish and how I achieved my goal of an un-medicated birth – despite facing barrier after barrier – made me feel an incredible amount of power. And I wanted to sh...

January 14, 2018

Everyone has goals and I do too.  But I also have Big Hairy Audacious Goals or BHAGs for short.  I first learned about BHAGs when reading the work of Jim Collins.  He references BHAGs as one of the differentiators for great businesses.  BHAGs are visionary goals t...

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