Brene Brown tells us in her book Rising Strong, that our answer to this question says a lot about our state of mind. I love that she tells stories on … Continue readingAre people doing the best they can?
Feeling stressy and agressy? Try practicing this loving-kindness meditation. We can repeat it to ourselves and let the positive words replace the negative thoughts in our head. We start with … Continue readingLoving-kindness Meditation
I’m reading more of Daring Greatly this morning and it’s about shame – we all experience it when we don’t meet the cultural ‘list’. Women are expected to have these … Continue readingStronger Together
The route to root causes. Whenever I answer my husband’s question, ”What’s the matter?” His reply is, “That’s not it. What is it really?” He knows continued questioning leads past … Continue readingAsking Why
If you are feeling anxious, you are not alone; anxiety is the number one issue my students tell me they would like yoga to help them with. I always tell … Continue readingAnxiety Relief
Brene Brown explains in her book The Gifts of Imperfection that the root of the word courage is cor – the Latin word for heart. Courage originally meant “To speak … Continue readingEncourage
We can’t buy beauty, no matter how much advertisers would like us to believe this, but there is one beauty treatment that instantly works wonders. A smile! Like the Fonze, … Continue readingBeauty Secret
I received this as an opening line in a message from a friend. “I’ve been asking myself WWJD (What Would Janet Do)?” I thought it was funny, and especially so … Continue readingWhat’s the lesson?
It’s one thing to be inspired by someone – to have a role model to look up to – but it is quite another thing to compare ourselves to others. … Continue readingIncomparable
Negative self-talk is toxic and often we are not even aware that we are doing it. Consider that running commentary going on in your head, what are you saying to … Continue readingWhat do you say when you talk to yourself?