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”.
Jun 30, 2020
How do you know when your nervous system is dis-regulated? This is different for each of us. It’s important to be aware of your own body’s response and how you can bring it back in alignment with the habits, practices, and tools that are available to you in that given moment.
Jun 5, 2020
This is messy work. It is a lifetime of work. Stay engaged in it. Listen. Learn. Untangle yourself from the samskaras. Disrupt your own attitudes and beliefs. In order to do this it requires us to be very uncomfortable. Locate yourself. Get resourced and dive in.
May 26, 2020
Do the work to get resourced. Practice self-care. Rest when you need to. But, it can't stop there. Find a teacher, a therapist, a mentor, a coach and dive into the work of untangling the traumas, beliefs, ideas, prejudices and attitudes that are harmful to yourself and others. We cannot simply point our fingers at everyone else. It starts with me. It starts with you.
May 19, 2020
The question I am attempting to address here is how we can create resilience and build our body’s capacity to adapt to these changes and manage these big and often uncomfortable emotions without falling apart.
May 13, 2020
We can use the tools of both yoga and ayurveda to support the digestive process by stoking the flame of agni that is often times represented as living at the solar plexus. Agni governs our metabolism, digestion, absorption and assimilation and its job is to turn our food into energy and bodily tissue.