Soft Heart, Strong Body

Have you found yourself full of judgment? Are you judging yourself, your family, your friends, your leaders, your government, your life? You may be finding yourself these days feeling soft on the outside and hard on the inside. Boundaries are getting blurred. One day you may be choosing to social distance, wearing a mask around […]

Grace, not Perfection

“Grace, not Perfection” by Emily Ley is the title of a book I have on my shelf, wanting to make time to read. I see the beautiful cover, I am inspired by the title, and I know there are rich gems for me to savor and take in. It is definitely next on my list […]

Embodying Resilience: Teachings from Yogarupa

During times of loss, unpredictability, scarcity and pain we are not our best selves. We are in survival mode and doing our best to manage our circumstances. We have all entered this time. The coronavirus pandemic has affected us all. No one has escaped. Last weekend (March 20-22, 2020) I attended an online yoga workshop […]

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 […]

Living a Life with Intention

Did you know one of my favorite celebrities is Oprah? I watched her as a young girl everyday at 4 pm (like a lot of us) learning how to heal relationships, confront fears and visualize dreams. She entered my life at a impressionable age and I have followed her work, read her books, subscribed to […]

Do you have 2020 Vision?

You can’t help but notice the message shared all over social media as we enter a new decade and a new year. My inbox is filled with subject titles related to having a vision in 2020. As I sit here today writing my January message to you, I want to ask you the same question, […]

Do You Believe in Magic?

The holidays can be a really tough time of year for me when I am trying to maintain balance between my regular household duties and ALL of the holiday extras (programs, gift buying, baking, hosting, etc.) It can be hard to stay jolly when laundry needs to be done, kids need to be shuttled and […]

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 and pleasure.I let go of […]

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. […]