When the Unthinkable Happens

When the Unthinkable Happens

Many of you are probably feeling the same sadness and disbelief that I’m experiencing surrounding the events in Boston today. My heart aches for all who have been affected and I struggle to understand how or why someone would desire to harm others. And yet as I grapple with the reality that our world is… Continue Reading

Disconnected

Disconnected

I woke one Saturday morning and began surfing the internet. After about an hour my connection was lost. It happens sometimes. So I went through the normal steps for getting my connection up and running again. No luck. I woke my husband from his Saturday sleep-in and said, “I can’t get the internet to work.” He… Continue Reading

Girl on a Mission: part 2

Girl on a Mission: part 2

I had lunch today with an old friend. You know, one of those friends you can see once every few years and it’s like you just saw them yesterday. She said something to me.   She said… “You’re so much more positive than you used to be. Back then you just didn’t seem very happy.”… Continue Reading

A Girl on a Mission

A Girl on a Mission

For the last six months I’ve been a girl on a mission. The objective- to help more people discover the deeply trans-formative power of yoga.   You see yoga means a lot to me. It was yoga that saved me from living my life in pain and fear. Back when yoga found me I had worked… Continue Reading

Treat Yourself

Treat Yourself

Can you believe it’s already February? The month of candy hearts, red roses, and valentines. The month where treating yourself seems like the natural thing to do. Today I ordered some special treats from my favorite bakery. My mouth is already anticipating the deliciousness.   You know that feeling? Anticipation. When you’re looking so forward to… Continue Reading

Reflections on Snow

Reflections on Snow

With all the snow falling in the Kansas City area, it’s a perfect day for doing a snow meditation.   Here’s how it works. Make a nice cup of tea or hot cocoa. Light a fire in your fireplace or on a candle. Park yourself in a chair with a view. Watch the snow fall. Let… Continue Reading