the juicing experiment

When we increase the goodness in our lives, we naturally edge out what doesn’t serve us. – Kris Carr I’m currently on day 4 of a juicing cleanse, this is my third time doing a cleanse of this sort, and I really thought it was going to be no different than my previous ones. However,…

external noise

Isn’t it strange how much of our lives are interchangeable, how little is truly ours. Someone else’s ring tone, someone else’s song, someone else’s words, some else’s broken heart.  – Lang Leav I was standing in the book store today, looking for Michael A. Singer’s book, The Surrender Experiment. I was at the till ready…

a post about life

On the ride home from school today, I asked my boys what today’s post should be about. Life. Yes, but what about life? You know. Life! Yes, but what about life, like what topic about life? You know…..LIFE! Mom, maybe you should just write a book about it too. Yes, but what about? Mom…..LIFE! hmmmmmm…

the journey

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You’re on the journey of a lifetime. A journey no one else will travel and no one else can judge – a path of happiness and hurt, where the challenges are great and the rewards even greater…you’ll learn that even at your darkest point you can find light – if…

humble surrender – a daily meditation practice

I HAVE DECIDED I have decided to find myself a home in the mountains, somewhere high up where one learns to live peacefully in the cold and the silence. It’s said that in such a place certain revelations may by discovered. That what the spirit reaches for may be eventually felt, if not exactly understood….

metamorphosis is naturally destructive

I’ve been giving a lot of thought to this post, what I would finish the year off with and there have been so many ideas and so many directions to take but in the end, moments of reflection and introspection are taking precedence.  November was such a different month for me, I decided to take…

if i were you…11.27.16

this is what i’d want you to say to me today quiet internal reflection and stillness are required necessary that first drop into the pond connect to that…restore imagine that…reset watch the waves radiate further…renew the ripple expanding outwards until the edge of water meets the still edge a circle of light encapsulates feel the…

guide to creating a heart-based yoga practice

In our beginners yoga class we are talking about the importance of “setting up” our practice through a series of stages or steps.  These are the ones that I have outlined for my own practice, and have found great benefit to having a plan of attack so to speak… All of these steps are connected to each…

the journey

You’re on the journey of a lifetime. A journey no one else will travel and no one else can judge – a path of happiness and hurt, where the challenges are great and the rewards even greater…you’ll learn that even at your darkest point you can find light – if you look for it. Travel…

gentle yoga for beginners

The very first time I went to a yoga class, the instructor asked me to be a witness to my thoughts. I had no idea what he was talking about and it has taken me countless hours studying, researching, and reading to figure out what he was talking about. It was that one statement that…

library of books

I have so many yoga/inspirational/new age/poetry books sitting on the shelves in my home (or on my Kindle), scattered around, some forgotten, some always in the back of my mind.  I’ve decided to keep an open log of sorts to remind myself/keep track of all of the words floating around in my brain. Books I’m…

watcher of the breath

Have you ever… felt your breath move through your body? noticed how it moved through your body? observed your mental state as you were breathing? focused only on the breath? witnessed the difference the breath can create? become the breath? linked your spirit to the breath? allowed your SELF to surrender to the breath? received…