Are you in a situation that you ‘hope’ turns out all right? According to C.R. Snyder’s research, hope isn’t an emotion; it’s a way of thinking. Hope happens when: We … Continue readingHope
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
I have healing hands. I know this because years ago, while I was on a field trip with my son’s third grade class, a little girl told me so. I … Continue readingHealing Hands
Raising children is a labor of love and to paraphrase Kristin Hannah’s artist statement at the back of her book The Nightingale, moms & dads often feel like a woman … Continue readingMindfulness for Families
I love introducing new students to the healing power of yoga and my favorite part is hearing their stories of how it has changed their lives for the better. Here … Continue readingThe Healing Power of Yoga
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
I saw this quote in a book. I’ve been through this all before, there was a book that was big in Christian circles back when I was in High School … Continue readingExpectations
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?
Tuning in to the messages of the universe. Remember the 3-D magic eye pictures that were the optical illusion craze in the 90’s? On the surface it looked like a … Continue readingSynchronicity, Dreams and Intuition
As we continue our yoga journey, we deepen our practice and expand our self-awareness. This natural progression leads us toward Ayurveda. Ayu translates as “life” or “daily living,” and Veda … Continue readingDaily Living as Art