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.”

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”

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”

In Real Life

*Photo Credit: My daughter Nadia, captured the photo of Harry blowing kisses to the crowd while he sang Adore You Zoom fatigue is real. Events moving to online or just cancelled. Happy hour over zoom, birthdays on the computer, playing random trivia with everyone in their own homes. The past two years have been exhausting.Continue reading “In Real Life”

Simple Art

I love my writing group. We meet twice a month, we chat about all things. Today we talked about our writing, the world around us, our lives, our privilege, our stories, our families. As a writer you put it all out there and when you meet up with other writers there is not much that’sContinue reading “Simple Art”

Shadows

I listen to Glennon Doyle’s; We Can Do Hard Things podcast often when I walk. Today I tuned into episode #36 Writing & Art. One of the things I loved hearing about is her early writing process and the idea of just writing what you write, not editing and then just posting. Once again goingContinue reading “Shadows”

Finding JOY in Fall

As the weather shifts so do our moods. I imagine I am not alone when I feel at a loss during these darker, wetter, windier months. While I might struggle to find joy in my day to day life, I am sitting down to remember things that bring me happiness and a sense of peace,Continue reading “Finding JOY in Fall”