If you are in need of some self care – these things helped me – I hope they help you too 🙂 Be Your Own Beloved http://www.viviennemcmasterphotography.com/blog/ This is the … Continue readingBe Your Own Beloved
It’s never too late to change your diet for the better. The movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead is the story of Joe Cross overcoming an autoimmune disease by changing … Continue readingStiff, Sore, and Walking Funny
We have been taught that comfort makes us happy, that getting what we want makes us happy, that having things go the way we want makes us happy, that having … Continue readingWhat makes us happy?
I love collage. I find it very therapeutic to rip pages out of old magazines and cut out pictures while I work through feelings. I just pick things that speak … Continue readingCollage
Moving to a new area generates lists of things to do: Changing address, setting up utilities, internet connection, trash, recycling… Finding the usual service providers: doctor, vet, dentist … On … Continue readingThree Supportive Businesses
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
In the end, we are not here to fit in, to be well adjusted, acceptable to all, or to make our parents proud of us. We are here to be … Continue readingWhat gift have you been withholding?
Stay in your center – My friend Steve likes to say this and it’s good advice on so many levels. With Ayurveda there are ten pairs of opposite qualities that … Continue readingStay in your center
I saw the first hint of fall in the leaves on my morning walk. Change is always coming. May we gracefully flow with the ever unfolding changes of life. Those … Continue readingChange
I had a student come to me after class to tell me that he was back after a three-month break from yoga. He said he stopped coming because he felt that … Continue readingProgress
Barefoot Wisdom by Charon Whiteley and Ann Marie Chiasson, MD The book I currently love is all about Better Heath through Grounding, which is also known as Earthing. The earth … Continue readingBarefoot Wisdom