Being open to the journey means trusting the process, yourself and those around you. Trust has always been difficult for me. Even trusting this fabric took a few times of “letting go” to realize I won’t fall. Trust the journey. Trust yourself. Breathe and let go of what’s holding you back, and fly. … Continue reading Trust
To love someone or some thing you must be as sand to the waves… At times in the wake, at times not. You must be willing to let go… and wait for its return, because if it does – then it was meant to be all along.
Dear Summer, I’ve sat down several times to write this letter but nothing seems to come out. Perhaps it’s because I don’t want to say goodbye. I’ve so enjoyed your sunny laziness. Your warm (ok right, downright HOT) days. Your thunderstorms and warm breezes. Your carefree weekends with all the time in the world to… Continue reading A Letter to Summer
A really good yoga session, at home, outside or in a studio. One where I feel completely refreshed, warm, limber, and strong. The first sip of my morning coffee. Teaching. Anything. And seeing that person I’ve taught succeed in what they were striving to learn and accomplish. Really good music, live or recorded. I mean… Continue reading 10 Things That Make Me REALLY Happy
A heart to heart with my daughter One morning this week, I had a lengthy discussion with one of my daughters about breathing. She loves to take deep breaths, however they’re quite audible, which is making her a target for criticism at school. I asked her why she likes taking such deep, audible breaths, but she… Continue reading Teaching kids (and ourselves) how to leave the monkey mind alone
Rejection sucks. I don’t care who you are or what you do – It happens to everyone, and it feels really really crummy. ***** I woke up this morning, the sun was shining, the pond was calm, the air was very light… and I thought, “This is going to be a beautifully productive day! I’m going to… Continue reading Just one of those days…
This is my office. The furniture has been rearranged two times now in the past few months, and I suspect it’s not in its final place even now. The walls will be painted. More office supplies will be added, perhaps a dream catcher or two (they’re so whimsical and bring a lightness to my mind).… Continue reading 5 Steps to Doing What You Love