Yoga (Life) Lessons from a Non-Yogi

I started doing yoga three months ago. I never thought I’d last a month, let alone three… I reluctantly began my yoga practice as a necessity. After consistently experiencing overuse injuries the past few years due to not enough stretching and too much overtraining, I … More …

One Breath at A Time

I recently watched one of my dearest friends do the unimaginable. She buried her 2-year old son after he spent half of his life fighting cancer.  Make no mistake, he was as strong as they come and fought harder than most people could have; yet, … More …

It’s Just a Story

We all have stories that run on repeat in our head; tales we’ve learned to recite based on our experiences and also based on what we’ve heard from others throughout our lives.  Your entire life is made up of the stories you tell; those about … More …

Honoring Your Need for Boundaries

Boundaries – those things we need to set and honor when we realize someone continually encroaches on our space, violates us, drains us, or things have gotten to a place where some type of limit must be set to maintain a healthy relationship. I’ll be … More …

Do-Over

Last week I decided I needed to start 2019 over again. We were only ten days into the year, and things definitely were not going as I intended. In fact, the year began with things not going as planned when my husband and I had … More …

Thanks For the Lessons, 2018

Like every other year, 2018 has been full of joys, sorrows, and tons of lessons. For me, the lessons tend to repeat themselves. It’s like the same things keep showing up in different formats. It reminds me of that quote by Pema Chodron: “Nothing ever … More …

Getting Ready for The New Year

The end of the year is upon us, and I’ve already heard chatter amongst friends, clients, and family about New Year’s resolutions. I’m not one for setting New Year’s resolutions, but I am a fan of setting intentions for what you want to create in … More …

Holiday Triggers

The holidays are here, and, in many homes, families are gathering together to celebrate. This is a prime opportunity to not only (hopefully) have some fun, but also for us to be triggered. You know, something sets you off or causes an unexpected (and often … More …

Who Are You Without Your Struggle?

We all have our struggles in life, right? Even those who seemingly “have it all together” deal with their own issues and struggles. It’s just part of being human. What I find most intriguing are those who have the same struggle repeatedly, over and over, … More …

How to Control the Uncontrollable

Let’s face it, some stuff we just can’t control. As much as we want to or think we can, most of life is really out of our control. Yet, we don’t want to admit that, so we try to control the uncontrollable. And, in the … More …