A cancer scare helps me let go of the perfectionism that has held me back.
A long-deferred trip back to Hungary immerses Ilona in nostalgia and reminds her of lessons long forgotten.
January 30, 2018
After a long time away from Budapest, a visit from a hawk guided me back home.
November 16, 2017
Reactions to the allegations against Weinstein gave me a safety net to forgive myself for an incident in my past.
October 18, 2017
Would dying my hair change something more fundamental about me?
September 25, 2017
My father read 3 newspapers a day. After what happened in Charlottesville, I understood why.
August 23, 2017
Ambition can often be detrimental to living a fulfilling life.
July 27, 2017
There is something thrilling about the idea of stripping away what we don’t really need and living with what is essential.
June 27, 2017
When Ilona's father dies, her pain is magnified by the influx of strangers coming to pay their respects and say prayers in his name. She wonders if social media would...
May 17, 2017
After the stress of a difficult colonoscopy procedure, Ilona realizes she still has some inner spiritual work to do.