50 Things to Be Grateful for in the Midst of Covid-19

I am a big believer in the benefits of cultivating gratitude. I have kept a gratitude journal on and off for over two decades. It is one of simplest tools I use that I can credit for helping me to stay positive, joyful, and seeing beauty in the world. During this time where we are…

What is Yin?

Yin is a yoga practice where we are applying healthy stress to connective tissue of the joints- tendons, ligaments, and fascia. We are not trying to stretch or strengthen the joints. During a yin practice we hold poses longer than we do in other yoga classes. Generally, we will hold poses from 1-5 minutes.Because we…

Gratitude Journal

With everything going on in the world it is a fabulous time for people of all ages to start or get back to the practice of keeping a gratitude journal. I was first introduced to the idea in the book Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach 2 decades ago. Since then over the I have…

A New Year-It’s Not Too Late

We’re one week into a new year and a brand new decade. I hope it has been a beautiful beginning for you. If it hasn’t though, know that that is okay too. While I spent the holidays in a woodland paradise it was not all blissful days of perfection (though there definitely moments of that)….

Pockets of Happiness

I have found that happiness does not mean having everything perfect all the time. In fact, it seems when that is our focus happiness actually alludes us. As I sit in my century old house with popcorn ceilings, an ugly yellow kitchen floor probably dating back to the 70s, and a grass-filled strawberry patch just…