“Kritajna (कृतज्ञा) means gratitude. It is formed from the word krita (कृत) meaning “cultivated,” and the root jna (ज्ञा) referring to a state of consciousness. Kritajna therefore references a state which is consciously created or chosen. It is the result of being fully present, the realization and acknowledgment of a particular moment in time.” – Jim Kulackoski […]Read more "kritajna कृतज्ञा"
to the team that now calls Kaitlin Hartzell the HBIC, welcome to an incredible journey. I don’t know your names or where you’re from. I don’t know your stories, what your visions look like or what goals you’re crushing. But I do know one thing. You are blessed. That leader of yours is fearless. And […]Read more "to oxmoor center,"
It’s 7:27 am. I have been awake for 35 minutes. I slept like shit. A conversation with someone I’d consider rather important to me weighed heavily on my heart all night. It’s pretty classic actually, for this person and I to completely miss the mark in communication. We’ve always seen the same situation(s) from two […]Read more "vanilla"
I did something today I haven’t done in years. I came home and cranked the stereo. And I danced. Alone. In my room. I turned on my camera and pressed record. I needed to capture this moment. I haven’t danced alone, just for the hell of it since I was in high school. What was […]Read more "welcome home."
“Does anyone have anything to clear?” I wish everyone knew the meaning behind those six words. I hear them at least once a day. I say them myself up to 5 times in one day sometimes. They are impactful. They are powerful. I work for lululemon athletica, and clearings are a special part of our […]Read more "clear for landing."
Times, they are a-chagnin’. I cannot believe it is 2014. I welcomed it, transformed. Not better, not worse. Different. New. I end my day with a different voice on the other end of the phone. I’ll find myself on a different couch, in a different home, different music in sound of my laughter. One door […]Read more "three’s company and tomatillo salsa"
I just renewed http://www.apolloandme.com for another year. Despite the infrequency of my posts here, I feel like I need to keep this empty text box and blinking cursor at the ready, waiting for me. I find myself drawn to written word and I find comfort in simply knowing this space is here, and its my […]Read more "on life, on apollo and me, not alone."