Tag: life lessons

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” […]

life lessons from a yogi: new year, new mantra

life lessons from a yogi: new year, new mantra

  Every year as the year closes out I think a lot of people reflect back on the year and their accomplishments (or lack of sometimes!) and think about what the new year has in store.  People make up resolutions to hold themselves accountable.  Last […]

life lessons from a yogi: working through limitations

life lessons from a yogi: working through limitations

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ince I was in high school I have always had a fitness routine of some kind.  It has changed over the years as to what activities I did whether it was cheerleading in high school, step aerobics in college, lifting weights, training for half marathons, […]

life lessons from a yogi: shift your thoughts to positivity

life lessons from a yogi: shift your thoughts to positivity

  [dropcap]I [/dropcap]have been thinking a lot lately about thought patterns and the words we speak.  After I found out I was pregnant I had a few thoughts immediately go through my head.  The first one was “OMG!  We did it” followed by “holy $#%^” […]

life lessons from a yogi: you are what you eat

life lessons from a yogi: you are what you eat

  There is the old saying “you are what you eat”.  I am not in the medical field.  I have zero formal education on health and wellness.  However, I have a strong passion (and for those of you who personally know me, a large soap […]

life lessons from a yogi: the second year

life lessons from a yogi: the second year

  [dropcap]E[/dropcap]veryone would ask “how’s married life going” after we got married.  My answer was always “amazing”.  Several people have told me that the first year of marriage would be the hardest.  I couldn’t disagree more.  My first year of marriage truly felt like an […]

thirty – v 2.0 open your mind

thirty – v 2.0 open your mind

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]lmost two years ago I wrote about when I did a personal thirty day challenge (found here).  Thirty days of yoga in a row.  I know it sounds crazy and intense but I mix it up between more intense classes and slower variations to give my […]

what you seek

what you seek

What you seek is seeking you – Rumi [dropcap]W[/dropcap]inter in Michigan can be tough.  The days get shorter.  Way shorter.  When you wake up in the morning it’s dark.  When you come home from work in the evening, it’s dark.  Even during “daytime” the weather tends […]