Lasting and Meaningful Change

Have you ever had someone else try to change you?  Maybe it was a small habit that other person wanted you to change or maybe they thought that they could change your personality.  Chances are that it didn't work.  This would be mostly because change has to come from...

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Choices in Life

Choices are all around us all day long.  They can be as simple as turning left or right when you leave the neighborhood.  They can be as complex as figuring out how to invest your money.  They can also be as difficult as deciding what to do about a predicament that a...

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My Body and Mind Just Don’t Agree Sometimes

As you know by now, I'm a huge fan of listening to what your body has to tell you.  This week, mine has said slow down.  Take a nap.  Don't eat anything.  Rest more.  You see, I've had a bit of a stomach bug for the past several days.  It's been a lesson in listening...

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Navigating Change

Navigating Change

My new group program is called Navigating Change.  You might have heard a bit about it and some of you have even gone through this group already.  I have to say that I'm blown away by the courage that is shown by the group participants each and every time that the...

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Decisions

Have you ever had a decision to make where you know what you need to do but your personality is trying to talk you into the opposite decision?  It's fun when you're having this argument with yourself and I'm having one of those moments right now.  There's a decision...

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What I rediscovered on this search for a college…

What I rediscovered on this search for a college…

This week I've driven with my son through 9 different states so that he could check out colleges.  He's about to finish his junior year of high school and his spring break was a great chance to visit schools.  It's peaked his interest in several programs.  It's given...

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Discovering that I can’t do everything

Part of my personality tells me that I can do everything.  At once.  Well, I've been doing some personal discovery lately and it's just been brought to my attention, again, that I cannot do everything that interests me.  That part of me that insists that there's...

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My Unbalanced Life

Balance can be called a state of equilibrium.  It's a state of equality between 2 or more things, people, equations, etc.  This does not usually describe my life.  More often then not, I am unbalanced.  I'm either working too late or deciding not to work at all and...

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I like a schedule

I like a schedule

Ok, I admit it.  I like my life to have a schedule to it.  I know what to expect and I can make changes ahead of time if I need to do so.  A schedule gives me a sense of order and predictability.  When I have a schedule I can plan accordingly.  Last minute changes to...

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Putting My Truth into Action

Earlier today, while looking through my files, I came across something I had written a couple of years ago.  It made me think a moment about putting my own truth into my actions.  Do I follow my truth as I go about my day?  Or do I just go along with others because...

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My Reason for Stopping

My Reason for Stopping

I'm an introvert. This means that in order to regenerate, I need time to myself. I need time alone to build myself up so that I can go back out to the world and be a better yoga therapist and yoga teacher. I need time alone so that I have the energy to do the daily...

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My Rebirth this Spring

My Rebirth this Spring

Right now, my yard is starting to come alive again. We had a cold January, but February has been warmer and my yard is reacting to the warmer weather.  The early daffodils have already started to bloom. Every year when I see these early spring flower, I think of...

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Are Emotions Good or Bad?

Are Emotions Good or Bad?

Recently, the topic of emotions came across my Facebook feed.  It gave me a moment to think about the different emotions that we experience in our lives.  So often our emotions are labeled one way or another.  Good emotions, positive emotions, bad emotions, negative...

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A Bittersweet Day

A Bittersweet Day

I've been talking a bit about change lately.  That's because I'm in the midst of change.  When something big happens in your life, it can take awhile for life to settle back down.  My big change occurred last fall when my son moved out and I became an empty-nester. ...

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Meditation

Meditation

Lately, I've been working a bit more with meditation.  The more I explore it, the more enjoy it. I find that my day runs so much more smoothly when I take time to meditate.  I also sleep better at night when I meditate right before bed.  Meditation has become an...

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The Gift of Time

The Gift of Time

I woke up to snow today.  Since I live in South Carolina that usually means that my yoga class will be cancelled.  My day has just changed direction and I have unexpected time off in my day.  And yep, that's exactly what happened.  Right as I was about to leave my...

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Remembering to Check In with Myself

My stomach was a bit upset this morning.  Life had to go on anyway.  You know what it's like when your body is trying to talk with you, but you're too busy to listen.  I had one of those moments this morning.  Nothing major is going on.  I'm not really sick.  My body...

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About Me

I'm a mom of 2, a wife and a yogini. I have over 11 years of experience in yoga and I thrive on helping others find peace in their daily life.

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