Before I had a yoga practice, life’s challenges knocked me on my butt. I often felt powerless. Frustrated. Alone. I would get stuck in the situation and have trouble finding my way out. I’d lose myself in a whirlwind of sadness and confusion. Sound familiar? It doesn’t have to be that way. In my yoga … Read more Discover the real you.
One of the many reasons yoga is so good for me is that it helps me through when I feel overwhelmed. Sound familiar? When all of my commitments and “have to’s” are flying around my head, I feel like I’m back in grade school playing monkey in the middle and I’ve taken the place of the primate. What … Read more Change one word to change your life.
I recently said “goodbye” to a dear friend. She’s following her dreams all the way to California. I am so very happy for her. I truly am. At the same time, the adjustment to not having her right around the corner is difficult. Yes, we’ll still be friends. Yes, we’ll Facebook and Skype and Facetime. But it … Read more Gripping makes my hands sore.
I’m in the middle of a BIG life transition. It’s stressful. It’s hard. It’s U-G-L-Y. I don’t like the unknown. If you’re anything like me, it’s easy to focus (OK, fixate) on the outcome of any situation. The “what should happen next.” We are so worried about what will be at the end of a class … Read more Let go of the pretty.