There is a long story to the why I decided to take a Social Media cleanse, but I'm going to try to give you the Cliff's Notes version: I had to put my money where my mouth was. As a parent, I limit my daughter's use of technology, prevent her from using social media, and… Continue reading My Social Media Cleanse
Yoga is broken into eight limbs and we are unpacking them carefully. The first limb is called the Yamas, are they are a list of general ways to behave. Ahimsa is the first and loosely means non-harming, non-aggression, and general compassion toward others and yourself; everything is built on this foundation of kindness. Satya is the second and… Continue reading Liar, liar, pants on fuego!
Yoga can be broken into eight "limbs" or areas of study and the common poses you see or practice in a yoga class represent one of those limbs and breath control accounts for a second. The other six limbs serve as guidelines to help us be better people inside and out, to release distractions, to… Continue reading Be your own Buddy
There was once a collection of ideas, rules, or ways to live called the Yoga Sutras that were collected in a land far, far away a long, long time ago. Although it is super old, the ideas, once dissected, can easily be applied to issues we face in our current daily lives. One of the… Continue reading Chitta-Chat Time
Back in the day (which, in this case is going to be of my high school days, 1992-1997), "Back to School" meant getting a new JanSport book bag, wondering how you'll remember your locker combination, and making an oath to make it the BEST YEAR EVER. Nowadays it means huge displays of the wide assortment of… Continue reading Best. School Year. Ever.
We all have seen the cartoon images of a devil on one shoulder and an angel on the other, so it makes sense for us to have some inner voices as we work through situations, but why does it seem like there is SO much chatter up there?! Our conscious mind is taking care of… Continue reading My pet monkey(mind)….
Thanks for joining me! The Cliff's Note version of me is that I'm the mother of a wonderfully compassionate pre-teen girl, the happy wife to a supportive and kind man, a high school graduation coach, and a yoga teacher. I recently discovered I'm part of the Xennial Generation, which has also been referred to as… Continue reading My So-Called Life