Oct 7, 2020
If we learn to not get so lost in anger but rather to mine its energy, we begin to act less out of a desperate need to assume control. We are able to act out of a determined, courageous marshaling of our resources to try to make a difference.” So, feel it. Move it. And channel it into action.
Sep 30, 2020
But, even when our physiology is developed there are life experiences and circumstances that make it more difficult to manage big emotions and the stressors of life. This is trauma. Trauma is anything that overwhelms our capacity to cope and respond. And it leaves us feeling helpless, hopeless and out of control. I believe we are living through massive collective trauma right now. Massive.
Sep 23, 2020
Yoga has prepared us for this moment. Yoga on the mat teaches us how to be present with discomfort, to set boundaries, to use discernment. The mat is simply our laboratory. It’s where we get to investigate our edges and build up our resilience toolbox.
Sep 16, 2020
Living Wholeheartedly is not the old pattern of pushing through and powering ahead. Instead it is an invitation to prayerfully, intentionally and thoughtfully do something restorative.
Sep 11, 2020
What I know to be true from both personal experimentation and my studies of both Yoga and Ayurveda is that if we can align the whole body with the rhythms of nature we can more easily access that place within us, our truth, our center. This is where the magic happens.
Sep 1, 2020
Stress inevitably puts the body in fight, flight, freeze or fawn. This is a healthy, normal, short-term response to the circumstances we are living in. It's our body's way of protecting itself. But, many of us get stuck here and this can create problems. Both internally and collectively.
Jul 28, 2020
What legacy do you want to leave behind? I want to leave behind a legacy that shows how deeply important mutual care is. A legacy that proves that there is a better way to care for ourselves and for others. A legacy that invites profound honesty and radical compassion. One that models accountability, responsibility and repair.
Jul 21, 2020
The invitation is to intentionally and actively engage in your own unlearning. To unravel and deconstruct systems and their impact on each of us. To step into a new truth, one that provides resources for all.
Jul 14, 2020
So, whatever hard things you need to be doing in this moment...remember. You can do hard things. Connect to your own anchor practices. The habits and rituals that support your body's ability to be grounded and resourced.
Jul 6, 2020
“When we deny the story it defines us. When we own the story, we can write a brave, new ending.” I believe that together we can write a brave, new ending to our collective story. One that chooses to believe in interdependence. It’s moving from “I” to “we”.