Yamas: New Year, New Intentions
Ahimsa, satya, asteya, brahmacharya, and aparigraha are the yamas of Patanjali's Eight Limbs of Yoga but they guide more than a yogic li
Stop Should'ing All Over Yourself
Should is defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as being "used in auxiliary function to express obligation, propriety, or expedienc
YOLO...I Mean Self Care
Have you become disenchanted with the constant barrage of self care; self care; self care? Have you ever paused to consider who is benefitin
Lessons Learned Adventuring
The ability to travel is a privilege and it is not one that is afforded to everyone. I am continuously grateful for all of the...
I am Not a To Do List
I often start my day by reviewing, adding to, and editing my to-do list. This is a list of tasks I have outlined for myself about what I...
If I am not Busy, Than Who am I?
I acknowledge and recognize that being busy is a badge of honor that I have worn with great pride and great cost throughout many aspects...
The Cost of Productivity
Busyness is a badge of honor for so many in our society-but at what cost? How can I re-frame my relationship with busyness to truly value my
Hello Exhaustion, My Old Friend
There have been a few moments in my life when I have realized that I have bit off more than I can chew. The moment when I realize that I...
Mantra, Affirmation, or Prayer: The Power of Words
I am an advocate for the power of language and the importance of using language as a tool to make things better-whether that is your...
The Power of Affirmation
I am a strong believer that words and the language we use have tremendous power. Especially in repetition. The words we say to ourselves...