I've been on this one diet for over 10 years, and it's kept my body hot, sexy, and fabulous. I regularly get mistaken for between 5-15 years younger than I am. My diet has nothing to do with carbs or fats. This one key ingredient will surprise and inspire you.Read More
From “Should” to “sweet desire…”
Most of us have no problem indulging in things. Come on… What’s your vice? Mid-afternoon latte? After dinner chocolate? Happy hour drink? Yet, what people often report to me about their yoga or meditation practice is that they “should be better about it.” I try as best I can to shift the mindset from “should” to one of sweet desire.
The lavender plant is beautiful to look at. We have some sitting in a vase at the studio, and even just to look at the graceful purple stems has a calming affect. But every once in a while I remember the treat that can happen when I pinch off a leaf and crush it between my fingers to release the the earthy, soothing aromatic fragrance.Read More
Right now the days are the shortest days of the year, and they are diminishing by a minute or so with each passing day. The good news is as of Dec. 21st, the days will begin to turn around and grow instead of diminish.Read More
"Forget about sweat, those last few moments squeezed out of me a whole new layer of a toxic internal barrier."
Raising consciousness shouldn’t pull us out of the first few chakras that are concerned with ego and drive, rather, they should allow us to live simultaneously in them all. So we can still fuel the flame inside us of a fiercely lived life.Read More
I felt a new kind of nakedness in that teacher training. I was suddenly aware of a whole host of thoughts that maybe weren’t so kind, necessary, or even true running through my mind every minute of every day.Read More
Have you ever slowed down enough to actually witness the many layers of thoughts in your head? The mind wants to dissect, assign value, meaning, judgment, to both yourself and others. It does that to protect you, to help you grow and learn, and progress. It’s an ever running engine. Until you slow down enough, to hear it, you may not even notice it’s been left churning, nor how much of your energy it’s draining to keep itself on.Read More
I’m whole heartedly positive that this is a colossal waste of time. Everyone knows no good can come of blaming the past. It’s what you do with the present that counts. So why has my brain decided to go down that road lately and set up camp like an angry Golem at the side of the river, grumbling about how the Hobbit’s stolen his precious? If I know it’s a waste of time, why is my current frustration now focused so hard on the past?Read More