I have been a Massachusetts resident for most of my life and I am a student to two daughters. I am passionate about Buddhist studies, the dharma, Buddhist psychology + I have a love for botanical gardens and poetry. I am a teacher + student of meditation|mindfulness. I also love stand up comedy and have a love for classic hip-hop. I have been inspired by many such as Pema Chodron, Erykah Badu, Tyler Knott Gregson, Charlotte Yoko Beck, Eckhart Tolle, Tara Brach, Saul Williams, Brene Brown, Krishnamurti, Brian Andreas, and Dr. Shefali Tsabury. My fellow dharma brothers and sisters are also great teachers for me.