Gratitude changes our outlook on life, as well as how life looks out on us. Join me for this brief meditation on gratitude. Sending gratitude to my teacher, Alanna Kaivalya, who taught me this meditation.
I finally did it. I signed up for a 300-hour yoga teacher training. I have been putting this off for years. I waffled on it for several reasons, but here’s the biggest reason: I have never been comfortable giving assists and adjustments in a yoga […]
I am always looking for ways to be more mindful. I have written about monotasking, mindful dog walking, and meditation (on a snow globe and in my own life). Here’s another way to bring mindfulness into your life: Mindful Eating. Mindful Eating helps us to […]
Did you cheer when Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave a restaurant this past weekend? I didn’t. The incident left me feeling apprehensive, not vindicated. Because now it just becomes easier for everyone to do that. Don’t get me wrong — every […]
Today, June 21, is the summer solstice — the longest day of the year. After today, the days gradually get shorter until the winter solstice on December 21, when the cycle turns again. In my yoga community, many studios celebrate the day with a practice […]
I am a yoga teacher who takes antidepressants. Yeah. Those two things just go hand-in-hand like peas and carrots, don’t they? To clarify, I was taking antidepressant medications for a few years before I started practicing yoga. And I’ve been on them for over […]