Jul 17, 2019
And what seemed to be missing in so much of the treatment of trauma was the body, as the focus of cognitive and behavioral therapy is the mind. This is where yoga asana can have such a profound impact. Later I discovered the radical impact that Ayurveda could have as well.
Jul 12, 2019
The stakes are high. In our culture today the leading causes of death are entirely preventable. Rates of depression, anxiety, suicide, and auto-immune disease are steadily rising every year. So, what competing desires or obstacles show up for you that may keep you from living in integrity and aligning your body to its natural rhythms?
Jun 24, 2019
We must stay engaged and do something. But, when we are feeling that deep sense of overwhelm our physiology may not allow us to move forward. We may not feel we are able to make decisions beyond our daily tasks. We feel stuck. We feel 'paralyzed' to some extent. So what can we do to reduce VUCA?
Jun 19, 2019
Automating these habits has allowed me to be more grounded and rooted in my own body and my own power. They’ve allowed me to SEE how simple it can be to get the kind of rest and nourishment that my body needs in this current phase of life.
Jun 13, 2019
Human connection. We crave it. As Brene Brown says, we are hardwired for connection. We need it to thrive. We need it to be well.
Jun 5, 2019
It comes down to this. I need to be well. I need to be nourished. And I, unlike many others on this planet, have every opportunity available to me to be well and nourished. So how dare I not. Because we have work to do and we are living in a time of upheaval, uncertainty and chaos. This means that getting rooted in my truth is even more important.
May 29, 2019
What matters to you? What is important to you in this moment of change? Are you willing to seek out the truth? Are you willing to learn and study and get into the conversation? Are you willing to get uncomfortable?
May 20, 2019
If you do not transform your hurt you will transmit it. If you do not heal our wounds you will transmit them. Hurt people hurt people. Heal yourself and you heal the world. One cannot happen without the other.
Mar 27, 2019
The physical practice of yoga was my gateway into the deeper layers of this ancient system designed to alleviate human suffering (body, mind and soul). It is THIS part of the yoga practice that has transformed the way that I live my life. It has brought me a deeper sense of who I am and who I want to be.
Jan 1, 2019
I spent this time between Christmas and New Year's reading and reflecting on the Eight Pillars of Joy that these two spiritual leaders came up with and it has been profoundly impactful. Now my intention is to put them into practice and I would love to invite you to come along with me. For the next 8 weeks I am going to unpack each of the Eight Pillars of Joy and create tools to practice them.