We’ve sprung forward with our clocks and pollen has officially taken over the air (source: my itchy eyes and scratchy throat). It can only mean one thing… Spring is here! Although seasonal shifts happen slowly over time, today’s equinox marks the first day of spring, and once again we will have equal amounts of daylight and nightfall as we move forward to longer days taking us into summer. Seasons influence everything from the food we eat, the clothes we we wear, activities we plan and even the thoughts and goals we nourish. Just like anything else, our thoughts and lifeContinue Reading >>
Happy New Year! I hope the start of this year is treating you well. I feel this is going to be an amazing, life changing, year. It’s already gotten off to an epic start… Last month I told you I was heading out for an African Adventure and to do something that scares me. For me, that something was climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, a 19,340 free standing mountain in Tanzania! Yes, I know it sounds crazy but once I was at the base of the mountain I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else. And guess what…. This was my initial reaction to the adventureContinue Reading >>
I once heard that when you are faced with something that makes your palms sweat, and your nerves fire that’s when you are living life. Stepping out of your comfort zone is not easy, but once you do it you realize how much more is waiting on the other side of that zone.
Following suit of nature, animals will shed excess weight in the light and start afresh and so can we. As we move through tonight’s darkness and into tomorrows light it is an opportunity to shed, let go, forgive, and release all the burdens of this past year and step into the light… feeling a little lighter.
Mindfulness is finally getting its turn in the spotlight and rightly so, check out this latest Times article. The practice of turning inwards and working out the mind with a few minutes of silence is proving to have profound affects on the mind, body, and emotions. As with many activities, training mind in a group setting provides support and creates and energetic force field that enhances the experience. With that being said I’m excited to announce my new class and project, Mindful Mala. Mala is a sanskrit word meaning “garland” and is commonly used to describe a string of 108Continue Reading >>