Brain Resilience & Meditation

In the March/April 2020 Yoga Journal Magazine, an article was written titled, “Mind Games.” The author, Tasha Eichenseher wrote, “Resent research studies have demonstrated how yoga (i.e., asana, meditation, mantra, and mindfulness) can improve health and happiness. Now, scientists are uncovering how these practices can help prevent memory loss and delay the onset of more […]

Stop, Drop & Meditate

Can I really “stop, drop and meditate?” Who has time for that anyway? Won’t my thoughts make me feel more anxious, stressed and worried? What is the point? How do I begin? Do these thoughts come to mind when you think about starting a meditation practice? Do you feel like you don’t have time to […]

Amplify & Release

Elena Brower’s PRACTICE YOU daily awakening deck The season of fall is a wonderful time to pause and ask yourself, “What do you emphasize? What will you set free?” I love picking up Elena Brower’s beautiful PRACTICE YOU daily awakening deck. It is a tool you can use to help guide your yoga and meditation […]

Welcome

The Welcoming Prayer by Father Thomas Keating Welcome, welcome, welcome. I welcome everything that comes to me today because I know it’s for my healing. I welcome all thoughts, feelings, emotions, persons, situations, and conditions. I let go of my desire for power and control. I let go of my desire for affection, esteem, approval […]

Choose Your Attitude

“Our job is not to set things right but to see things right.” – Eric Butterworth How many times in a day do you catch yourself wishing you thought something different, said something different, did something different? Or if it isn’t directly you, your wishing they did something different, said something different, acted in a […]

The Next Right Thing…

It is pretty amazing when a friend sends you a text sharing a podcast she believes you will find helpful and valuable during a time of self-reflection and refinement of your business plans/goals. She was right. I subscribed to Emily P. Freeman’s podcast right away and have listened to episodes 1 – 23 so far. […]

The Path Made Clear

Oprah released a new book this spring titled, “The Path Made Clear: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and Purpose.” In this book, Oprah shares what she sees as a guide for activating your deepest vision of yourself, offering the framework for creating not just a life of success, but one of significance. In addition to her […]

Listening to My Inner Wisdom

Have you found yourself outsourcing your inner work to someone else? Within each of us there is an unbroken flow of intuition, knowingness, courage and clarity. We usually look for these qualities in someone outside of us; a trusted teacher, friend or guide. All of these qualities are eternally available within ourselves. The yoga tradition […]

Practice You

It is no secret I have a huge girl crush on Elena Brower. Her latest book and card deck, “Practice You” is a beautiful resource inviting you to come home to yourself. To your radiance. Your ritual. Your courage. Your clarity. Your power. Your purpose. Your strength. Your softness. Your adaptability. Your acceptance. Your endurance. […]

Your Highest Intention for the New Year: Decide to Rise

“The journey of the year to come demands active participation. May each of us come to touch and know intimately our highest intention. May kindness course through each of us and all around us freely and strongly.” Elena Brower A few years ago I became a certified Deisre Map Facilitator with Danielle LaPorte. She wrote […]