Healing Happens Everywhere

One of the many benefits I enjoyed from my yoga practice was the ability to move energy: to shift emotions. Often during my time on my mat, repressed feelings would arise and accompany me in my practice. Anger would release, tears would fall and anxiety would escape. January will be 3 years since I've practiced … Continue reading Healing Happens Everywhere

The Gift of Resistance

I love my bike. Especially since my spinal issues said no running (which I never really cared for anyway). My bike has been my freedom.  And when the snow fell, I headed back indoors for spin class. Great music, great company and a great celebration of my body, which continues to carry me through this … Continue reading The Gift of Resistance

Mastery through Misery

We awaken through suffering. It's true. We also awaken through beauty. But more often suffering. It's our misery and our desire to be free of it, that compels us to seek the deep pool of calm within. We discover inner resources. We develop resilience and depths of compassion and empathy for others in similar situations … Continue reading Mastery through Misery

Wisdom of the Warrior: 40 days in humble warrior

A couple of years ago, my home was not as happy as I'd have liked. I desired more harmony in my family and set about to be its source. So, I dedicated 40 days to a daily act of service for each member of my family: my husband and my two children. To remind me … Continue reading Wisdom of the Warrior: 40 days in humble warrior

Shedding your skin

We get comfortable in our skin. Isn't that what we are taught? To feel comfortable in our own skin? But are we meant to wear that same skin for life? We change. We transition. Sometimes willingly. Sometimes not so willingly. Sometimes it's Nature who calls us to change: adapting to the seasons. Other times it's … Continue reading Shedding your skin