4 Ways to Practice Gratitude

4 Ways to Practice Gratitude

Here in the US, we’re celebrating Thanksgiving–a time for feasting, remembering, spending time with family and giving thanks. I’m at home baking and spending time with my munchkin, so I’m reposting a blog I did last year about gratitude, and...
26 Quick Ways to Go from Busy to Blissed

26 Quick Ways to Go from Busy to Blissed

Some days it feels like the only guarantee life provides is that it’s going to be busy. Or messy. Or messy busy. And when the busy messy hits, channeling Elizabeth Gilbert and traveling to Bali for a month isn’t feasible. Or even realistic. While you might...
11 Ideas for Journaling

11 Ideas for Journaling

Writing in a journal is a great way to empty out the clutter from your mind. I’ve been a “journaler” most of life. Like many of my yoga practices, I ebb and flow in the activity. I was a heavy journaler during my divorce in 2008, using it to pour out my anger,...
5 Essential Oils to Reduce Stress

5 Essential Oils to Reduce Stress

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for cosmetic purposes, as well as for their spiritually and emotionally uplifting properties. Early recordings for the use of essential oils dates back to Egyptian times, India and China as well as being referenced...
8 Areas of Your Home to Feng Shui

8 Areas of Your Home to Feng Shui

While Feng Shui originates in China (and from Chinese translates as “wind-water), this ancient practice shares many similarities with yoga. As I studied Feng Shui and put its suggestions into practice, I began to think of Feng Shui as the Yoga of Space. Feng Shui...
5 People You Need in Your Sphere

5 People You Need in Your Sphere

Nope. This isn’t one of those “you’re the sum of the 5 people you hang out with the most” because if it was I’d be furry with four legs and throwing temper tantrums when I don’t get my way. Maybe half of that’s true. In case...