100 Day Challenge

Inspired by writer Suleika Jaouad and The Isolation Journals, I am embarking on a 100 day challenge. I am keeping it very simple and staying curious to see where it will lead. While I already take daily walks with my pup, my goal for the next 100 days (from today until July 9th) is toContinue reading “100 Day Challenge”

Wordle.

*Screenshot of my Wordle a few weeks ago, when I just couldn’t figure it out… Wordle. This little game has added new joy to my morning routine. Not just because its fairly easy and quick to play (here’s a run down of the game if you are not familiar) but because since I started playing,Continue reading “Wordle.”

Not Perfect… But Ok

I set up my mat and blocks and waited until 10am rolled around. I was excited to be teaching my first, online, at home yoga class for the employees at Expedia. 10:15 passed and as it got to be 10:20 I realized no one was coming to my thirty minute online class. While preparing forContinue reading “Not Perfect… But Ok”

Stay light and joyful…

Photo Credit: Andrew – Flashback to light and joyful days, December 2015, full moon off the coast of Cuba in the Gulf of Mexico We had a full moon this week. I shared this passage from the Power Path with my class on Wednesday, “Known as the snow moon, this full moon is much aboutContinue reading “Stay light and joyful…”

February ReFresh

I am giving myself a little break in February. First, I have decided to pause my yoga classes on Monday mornings. I am teaching a number of other classes in the week and the early mornings on Monday have been weighing me down. While I love seeing the beautiful faces of my regular students, IContinue reading “February ReFresh”

In Honor of Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh was an amazing poet and an influential Zen master, he died this week at 95. His poetry and writings are inspiring, below is one of my favorites. Poem by: THICH NHAT HANH Our true home is in the present moment. To live in the present moment is a miracle. The miracle isContinue reading “In Honor of Thich Nhat Hanh”

Self-Observation without Judgement

I wanted to share this poem that I offered in my yoga classes this week. It’s a beautiful reminder of how we might move through the world, using mindfulness, to observe ourselves without a harsh and critical eye. It also ties in perfectly to one of my words for the year: Compassion. My suggestion forContinue reading “Self-Observation without Judgement”

2022: Hope, Dedication & Compassion

*Photo credit: Siena – Snowy Christmas Morning* It’s a new year. And while it might feel like we have been stuck in the same story for the past two years, the new calendar can bring hope and possibilities. The past few years, I have moved away from making resolutions and instead focus on a wordContinue reading “2022: Hope, Dedication & Compassion”

Happy Holidays to YOU!

Tis the season to be running around busy, trying to get it all done. I mentioned in my last post that I am trying to enjoy the season, relax and take it all in. One of the things I do enjoy about the holidays is giving. While I might pack my schedule shopping and cooking,Continue reading “Happy Holidays to YOU!”

Beat the Blues this Holiday Season

*Photo Credit: Real Simple – another great article re: holiday stress I was browsing through some of my ​older blogs today and came across an article I wrote for my blog and Red Tricycle a few years ago. The concept was a letter to myself over the holidays, a reminder that I actually do enjoyContinue reading “Beat the Blues this Holiday Season”