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?
I’m reading Daring Greatly by Brene Brown this morning. Wow she’s good and I’m only on Chapter one! We live in a culture of scarcity – not enough sleep, not … Continue readingDaring Greatly
Wabi-sabi is a world view centered on the idea that beauty comes from the imperfections, the incompleteness, the impermanence, like the cracks in this sidewalk. Without the cracks, there would … Continue readingWabi-Sabi
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
“There is no ‘one best’ yogi. Each and every yogi offers something uniquely attractive, but no one yogi has it all.” Paraphrased from The Spirituality of Imperfection: Storytelling and the … Continue readingThe Spirituality of Imperfection
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
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?