Let me let you in on a little secret- we are ALL figuring it out. That person in your life that has it completely put together- I promise you that every now and then they might pop in a frozen pizza for dinner with too big of a glass of wine to wash it down. … Continue reading 6 Life Lessons From Someone Who Is Still Figuring It Out
Did you know that I don’t think about you? Well, not in the conscious sense. Sometimes I can tell you will accompany me, before there is any physical sign of you. You've been a close companion. I watch my shadow dance with your steps- we almost look like we are having fun. But I catch you … Continue reading Dear Anxiety,
Is it just me or does discussing your diet feel more and more like discussing political and religious views? I get it. You’ve read a million people’s opinions on nutrition, diet, and food culture. So let me guess... You’ve read that you NEED to go vegan, that you need to be gluten free, dairy free, … Continue reading What Do I Eat?
I consider myself a happy, healthy, and empathetic person, but this does not disqualify me from ever having "dark" emotions. Below is my way of written communication, to connect with those of us (most of us) who have ever felt overcome by a certain emotion. This, in deep sincerity, is for you. Hello, my personal … Continue reading Darkness, An Old Friend
(To skip my "hip" story, scroll to the bottom for postures...) 9 Postures For Happy Hips & Open Hearts You know that old Chinese proverb, the one that goes, “Happy hips ensure a happy life”... no? Doesn’t ring a bell? Well, in my life- there was a period in time where happy hips would in … Continue reading 9 Postures For Happier Hips
But most importantly, where are you now? The biggest addiction humans have is our past memory. We love to look back at what was- maybe through rose colored glasses, or to the point where we block out certain pains to protect our souls. But regardless of how often you look back on the past- it’s … Continue reading Where Are You Coming From, Where Are You Going?
No Bull = Noble I have vivid memories of playing the card game “B.S.” with my family as we took our first trip together around Europe. I was 9 years old, my brothers 14 and 16, and my parents- well- are always young at heart. We stayed at many hostels on our 2 week voyage, … Continue reading Cut The Bull… Shit!
The Desert Girl Version of Chris McCandless? I have fears just like anyone else; losing loved ones, deep water, getting chased by bees, sharks while surfing, not growing as a person, heartbreak, letting students fail, and getting stabbed, to name a few. But it wasn’t until I was 26 years old, walking alone in the … Continue reading Stepping Into Fear
Little Steps to Change Your Life...Starter Pack The amount of times I have wanted to type into the Google search bar, “How To Change My Life” or “I want to transform my life and I don’t know where to start”, or even just simply “HELP”... is a considerably large amount for someone who is honestly … Continue reading Little Steps To Change Your Life
Yoga Isn't For Everyone, But It Should Be Before the inner rage in you either screams, “Yoga IS for everyone- why would you even say that?!” or “No, yoga is definitely NOT for everyone!”... hear me out. Like it or not, most of the world views yoga for what the physical practice is- they image … Continue reading Why Yoga Isn’t For Everyone