And on the seventh day, she rested.

Here we are, folks. I've marked 7 days of yoga on my calendar. Seven consecutive days of practice. Some insights from this first week of Yoga 365: Waiting till the end of the day is not always a good thing. Sometimes it's a great thing, when you have the perfect slow, stretchy practice after a... Continue Reading →

Yoga EVERY Damn Day

Sometimes, we are blessed with people who not only love and support us, they also challenge us and push us to work harder for our dreams. I got lucky; I have one of those people. I now have a huge reward, and an equally proportioned challenge: in exchange for 365 days of consecutive yoga practice,... Continue Reading →

It feels good

It feels good to feel good. Why do we forget this? Or neglect it? Or choose to stay in an unhappy state, avoiding the things we know will help us to feel good? There are a lot of really complicated answers for those questions. Some have to do with habit, some with depression, some with... Continue Reading →

Timelines

It's so frustrating to make plans, and base so many thoughts and actions around those plans - only to have someone else throw in a wrench and say, "nope, we're doing this now". Or, like I've had lately, the wrenches are more like opportunities to do what I want - but I'm so not ready!... Continue Reading →

Cycles and Seasons

Have you ever stopped to think about how much we are influenced by repeated cycles and events? For example, the holiday season. No one is truly immune to it, even when we avoid it. There is a greater sense of community, of connectedness, than at any other time of the year. There is more joy,... Continue Reading →

Taking Care of Me

Taking care of myself has rarely been enough of a priority for me. I tend to focus on the needs of others, because often they seem to be easier to address. And because I sometimes have difficulty identifying my own needs. I've really gotten tired of waiting for other people to do the same for... Continue Reading →

New Year, Not So New You

Ah, New Year's Day. The day when we all get to be shiny and new. Yesterday we promised that next year, we would be better: healthier, happier, kinder, more forgiving, more generous, more thoughtful, more organized. Today is the day most of us try our best to fulfill that promise. Tomorrow is the day most... Continue Reading →

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