stones stacked up along side a stone in the shape of a heart

This month, my post for DoYouYoga is about one of my favorite terminologies used in yoga for lifting your front body and depending on the pose, rotating forward: open your heart. I wrote about how moving through poses like cobra, up dog and triangle pose with the intention to open and lift your heart not… Read More


The other night, I caught a headline about a model who gave an interesting Ted Talk on beauty and the modeling industry. Of course I was curious and had to watch it. If you have not yet, here you go! While it’s not my favorite Ted Talk, I really appreciated a lot of what Cameron… Read More


young woman with hair in pigtails, meditating in a forest

I know for most, spring is the time when people go through their homes, closets and garages to do the big, all day, clean out sessions but for me, it’s always after the holidays. I don’t know how others feel about this but the sudden onslaught of new toys, puzzles, games, clothes, movies, etc. makes… Read More


one year blog anniversary tag cloud image

On December 27th of 2011, my first post for this blog went live. After several months of going back and forth in my head, trying to figure out what a blog even was and wondering what would be worse – if no one gave it a glance or if people actually stopped to read what… Read More


This morning, when my son asked about going to the movies, I quickly answered “I’ll get paid on Friday so maybe we can go this weekend.” It felt so good to say, so natural and I instantly felt happy about it. Then, my stomach tightened and I remembered, this will be my last pay day… Read More


Sunday morning, I proudly announced to my husband that I’d tried my first hand stand. “It was scary and awesome!” I told him, still feeling a little of both myself. I’ve been wanting to start learning more inversions and challenging poses for a while now. And I have to admit, I choose a hand stand… Read More


woman with her arms raised in happiness, ocean background

Today was huge for me. HUGE! As I’ve gotten more comfortable with this blog, gathered a bit more experience and spent time thinking about personal goals and mapping out where I’d like to go from here, I realized I really want to follow the direction of things I feel passionate about: – Natural health and… Read More