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return to me – new year new mantra

return to me – new year new mantra

It’s that time of year again.  A New Year for new beginnings, new resolutions, for some even the “new year new me” attitude.  But I don’t do resolutions.  Not my thing.  If they are yours and they work for you, that is great.  I just […]

silver linings – new year, new mantra

silver linings – new year, new mantra

This is the third time writing my New Year, New Mantra post.  It’s something I start to look forward to the end of the year.  A lot of people make New Year’s resolutions.  To me I don’t like New Year’s resolutions.  I don’t think you […]

self care is not selfish – life lessons from a yogi

self care is not selfish – life lessons from a yogi

Self care is not selfish.  Repeat that.  Self care is not selfish.  Self care is NECESSARY!  Before I had my baby I didn’t have to prioritize self care.  My life was full of it.  Yoga every day, massages every other week, spa days, traveling whenever […]

fix the inside first – life lessons from a yogi

fix the inside first – life lessons from a yogi

The other night my girlfriends and I got together for some much needed drinks and time together.  We were talking about the stress of COVID and how it’s really hard.  For everyone.  We chatted about at home workouts and weight gain.  One of my friends […]

life lessons from a yogi: it’s ok to not be ok

life lessons from a yogi: it’s ok to not be ok

It’s been awhile since I wrote a “life lesson from a yogi” post.  The world we live in has been so crazy.  It is scary and HARD trying to navigate this new “norm” if you will.  It is astounding to think that literally every person […]

life lessons from a yogi: new year, new mantra 2020

life lessons from a yogi: new year, new mantra 2020

For the past few years I have wrote about the new year mantra approach I have been taking.  I am not one for resolutions because I don’t think you need to wait for a date on the calendar to better your life or make changes. […]

life lessons from a yogi: new year, new mantra (part 2)

life lessons from a yogi: new year, new mantra (part 2)

Last year I wrote about going into the New Year with a mantra.  My mantra for 2018 was “embrace change”.  I originally thought about “accept change” but to me that was just being “ok” with something changing versus really embracing it and being MORE THAN […]

life lessons from a yogi: the power of breath

life lessons from a yogi: the power of breath

  It’s funny when you have a vision in your head of how things are “supposed” to go and it turns out the complete opposite.  Or you make a plan for a big event only to have it go completely sideways.  It’s moments like that […]

life lessons from a yogi: love the skin you’re in

life lessons from a yogi: love the skin you’re in

How many times do you find yourself saying “I wish I looked like I did when ……”, or “I will fit into my “skinny” jeans again”.  I feel like a lot of people make comments about the bodies they once had and how they want […]

life lessons from a yogi: slow it down

life lessons from a yogi: slow it down

  [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he past months for me have been eye opening.  As most of you know I am nine plus months pregnant right now.  My due date has passed.  Also for those of you that personally know me, you know that I don’t have a “rest” […]