I love keeping a gratitude journal. I have been keeping one for decades and credit it for helping me have a deep appreciation in my life regardless of the outer circumstances. When I first learned about gratitude journals it was suggested to do them in the evening. However, I find first thing in the morning … Continue reading Weekly Challenge—Week 2
Today I conducted a workshop for other yoga teachers. The workshop was on yoga and foot health. To finish the workshop I took participants through giving themselves a relaxing foot massage. In the lead up to this workshop I had been practicing this foot massage. It is one I used to do on myself often. … Continue reading What Are You Doing For You?
How do you feel about your body? In my university studies I came across some staggering statistics. Looking through several reports I learned the majority of women are unhappy with their bodies. Though percentages varied in different reports, the lowest one I found was 80% of women are unhappy with their bodies. Some studies reported … Continue reading You Are Good Enough
This summer I aimed to cultivate a nurturing and nourishing morning routine to start my days. Before beginning I had a few ideas in mind, but also did some online searches and looked to people who inspire me. Before I share what has become my morning routine I want add a couple words of encouragement. … Continue reading Morning Routines
Meditation has been a strange journey for me. I always had a sense it was good for me, but also resisted doing it for so long. That doesn’t really seem to make sense. Perhaps, for me the resistance was fear based. I worried too much if I was doing it right. Whenever I gave it … Continue reading Some Benefits of Meditation