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How much to you love food?

I mean, I know you LOVE food, right? But how much do you love the food you put in your body?  And how much does the food you put in your body love you back? Love is an interesting thing. You can love cake, and all the while during the eating process be thinking to...

How To Calm-The-Heck-Down

You’re stressed. You’re anxious. You need to calm-the-heck down. It needs to be fast. Because you’ve got things to do. It needs to be simple. Because you don’t have loads of time. It needs be unassuming. Because you might be in a public space. This is it. Here are...

You are not required to go the distance.

Today my body hurt. And my legs felt wonky- as if they couldn’t remember what to do. I knew this was the result of multiple events over the weekend that were very physical- lifting heavy objects over and over- bending and holding unnatural positions for longer than...

Yoga

Mastering the practice

Practice. It makes things perfect- or so they say. Practice is something you return to again and again to acquire a new skill and proficiency in performing that skill. You can practice anything: music, writing, painting, cleaning, managing your money, creating better...

The Zen of Dogs – Masters of the moment.

Do you ever notice yourself worrying about the future or pining for the past? When you get caught up in any moment other than the one that you're actually in, you loose your ability to be present and enjoy the life you have. Dogs on the other hand ... seem to have...

Yoga Firsts

There's A First Time For Everything- My Yoga Firsts I've been reflecting on yoga firsts-  first time I took a yoga class, first yoga friend, first yoga book, the first time I did a head stand. Sometimes firsts are awesome. Sometimes, well... notsomuch! Here's a...

Creativity

Cradle Your Quirks

We all have our quirks. It's part of what makes us unique and, well... special! But sometimes we tuck those precious bits about ourselves away for fear that folks will think we're nuts. Don't do that. Cradle your quirky side. Take it in your arms and bear hug it! Kiss...

Compassion

How much to you love food?

I mean, I know you LOVE food, right? But how much do you love the food you put in your body?  And how much does the food you put in your body love you back? Love is an interesting thing. You can love cake, and all the while during the eating process be thinking to...

You are not required to go the distance.

Today my body hurt. And my legs felt wonky- as if they couldn’t remember what to do. I knew this was the result of multiple events over the weekend that were very physical- lifting heavy objects over and over- bending and holding unnatural positions for longer than...

It’s a long story – I’ll keep it short.

This is a story about how I cured my anxiety. Once upon a time, not so long ago, I suffered with chronic anxiety. It was so bad I could barely function. Car rides became triggers for panic attacks. Public restrooms? Danger zone. Crowded restaurants? No. Freaking.Way....

Food

How much to you love food?

I mean, I know you LOVE food, right? But how much do you love the food you put in your body?  And how much does the food you put in your body love you back? Love is an interesting thing. You can love cake, and all the while during the eating process be thinking to...

12 Ways To Eat Your Greens

A small rabbit once said… “Don’t eat the greens. Just eat the blossoms. That’s the good stuff.” But it got him in trouble with is mama. “Thumper? What has your father told you?” Greens! He said to eat your greens! To that end, I now present… 12 ways to eat your...

Choose your treats wisely – and I don’t mean eat an apple

There’s nothing wrong with enjoying a nice treat now and again.  When you do - choose wisely. I don’t mean a piece of fruit or healthy protein ball. Nope. When you choose to treat yourself, do it right. Go all out and get the good stuff! Go to your favorite bakery for...

Adventure

Clearing out the car

Am I the only nut who spends a crap-ton of time cleaning, polishing, and perfecting the car before an epic road trip? I’m being totally serious here. Because as I was cleaning and trying to get every speck of regular-every-day-dust-and-crumbs (and dried up frosting...

How Self-Care Will Change Your World

Take Good Care - Change Your World I’m a firm believer in self-care. Because when you feel good, life is better. Taking care of yourself can look like a lot of different things. It can look like a soak in the tub, a fresh salad, or lunch with friend. It can look like...