The benefits of journaling

The benefits of journaling

. Recently I led a workshop on the Art of Journaling. The following is Part I, the introduction to the workshop. I hope it inspires you to start writing!  . Why keep a journal? Let’s talk about the benefits. Write your story. Journaling is creating…

Five yoga poses to help unlock creativity

Five yoga poses to help unlock creativity

One of the things we do in my Writing and Yoga workshops is focus on the throat chakra, the center of your creativity. The issues of the second chakra include communication—listening, speaking, and finding your true voice. In my workshops, one of the goals is to…

6 ways to Practice writing

6 ways to Practice writing

Last December, the website Yoganonymous published this article. Since then, Yoganonymous has become Wanderlust, and my article disappeared. Here it is again!   Six Ways To Practice Writing     Writing can be a wonderful outlet for creativity, emotions, and growth. Taking the time each day…

Writing prompt: that one thing you never wear

Picture your closet. Messy or neat, it doesn’t matter. Think about everything in there–shirts, pants, sweaters, skirts, dresses, shoes, jackets. Maybe you have things arranged by season, or color, or maybe there is no particular order, but you know where everything is. Now picture that one garment…

Heaven on Earth Italy Retreat

I just returned from a yoga and spiritual retreat in Tuscany, and over the next few posts, I’d like to share how it transformed me.  Part 1 What was it like? It was quiet. The Tuscan hilltops are a perfect place to listen, because they…