Thanks, Giving, Love

To say I feel loved today, it just doesn't cut it. Do you ever wake up and just feel so sure, so reassured, and steady that you just breathe and enjoy it? At this time in my life when things are ever-changing and busy, these moments of clarity are so few and far between that… Continue reading Thanks, Giving, Love

Day #11, Give Back

Happy Day 11, readers. I know Monday mornings, even this time of year, are tough to look forward to, but today we're going to set our focus beyond ourselves. This morning, I'm probably spending a few extra minutes in bed before I head out into my day. To pull me out of that fog, I'm… Continue reading Day #11, Give Back

Community: A Journey

I'm finally recovering from my cold, and I'm looking forward to getting back on my mat tonight. I did a few minutes of meditation and a soft flow last night, maybe 10 minutes. It wasn't much, but it reminded my body how it feels to be in that space. I forgot, for a moment it… Continue reading Community: A Journey

Weird, Not Weird.

My friend and fellow yogi, Alyssa, has a phrase she uses to describe the endless coincidences and connections that surround her life. She says things are “weird, not weird.” You know when people say, “sorry, not sorry?” They’re acknowledging that socially it’s probably the right thing to be “sorry” and yet they are not.

Mind, Body & Spirit: A journey of self-love

Being a woman is hard. Being alive is hard. I can't speak to what it is like to be a man, or what it is like to be dead, but these two things I know to be true. In childhood, things seemed much simpler, but as we grow we are exposed to the realities and… Continue reading Mind, Body & Spirit: A journey of self-love

Review: September 2016 YogiSurprise

Every month, I get two subscription boxes from YogiSurprise. One is a lifestyle box, filled with all-natural products to enhance the life of a yogi. The other is a jewelry box, with sacred stones and spiritual beads that will fill the heart and soul of your daily practice. I'm constantly telling my friends and my… Continue reading Review: September 2016 YogiSurprise

Full of Life

After I post on my blog, or upload something new to Instagram, I always click through the posts with the same hashtags I used. At first, I think I did this to get more attention on social media. Now, I do it for inspiration. To see what other creative spirits are putting out into the… Continue reading Full of Life

Flying Solo

Last night, I went on the best first date I've been on in years...except it was with 29 other women, no men, and instead of dinner and movie, we made succulent terrariums at an all natural beauty and skin-care shop in Lawrenceville. I know, best date ever. I was supposed to meet Aaron's sister there,… Continue reading Flying Solo

Filling in the Circle

  Going through The Desire Map process was therapeutic, and really tied together a lot of pieces for me. Last Fall I participated in Seth Godin's altMBA program, where we pushed ourselves and our peers to dive deep and find our "why." We analyzed our actions and our goals, and dreamed about what we could… Continue reading Filling in the Circle

How Do You Want to Feel?

It wasn't until this morning when I got to work that I began to feel settled back into my real world. As some of you already know, I went to my first yoga retreat this weekend, with a group of wonderful women from all around the Pittsburgh area. Alyssa, the yogi who led the trip, rented… Continue reading How Do You Want to Feel?