In conversation with my mother this morning regarding my recent decisions, the topic of fear, which in turn causes and cultivates a state of doubt and uncertainty came up. Living in fear is a human condition as security is one of our highest needs as a living being. However, it is quite easy to fall… Continue reading 5 Conclusions on Fear and Doubt Over Morning Coffee with Mama
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Today Was a Good Day.” I find this prompt interesting on a day where I had to make a difficult decision. This morning I woke up with no desire to meditate. In fact it was about 7:30am, way past my meditation time. I dragged myself to my… Continue reading Life Changes Fast. Life Changes in the Instant. Was Today a Good Day?
Often we hear: Follow your dreams Let your dreams come alive Dream! Make your dreams come true How about we replace PLAN with DREAM. I am just offering another way to just take a look at the power of dreams and the power of plans. Do we just put off our plans by attaching ourselves to… Continue reading How To Make Shi* Happen?
My morning meditation was interesting today. The thoughts were a culmination of things I’ve been reflecting upon this week, more consciously than ever. I was left with these words to express: Seeking stillness and anchoring oneself during the rockiest of times. . . I didn’t expand on that phrase and invite you to fill in… Continue reading How To Stay Anchored During Rocky Times
This morning I woke up inspired by some travel photos of yogis out there in the world. As I caught myself going through the FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) abyss, I stopped myself immediately. On Fridays I like to feature others who practice yoga on my Instagram page and I stumbled across Adam Husler’s (@adhusyoga)… Continue reading Walk The Road Less Travelled
The trail of tears began as my ex accompanied me to the airport. I was unable to stop crying as I entered the international departures. The police officers asked that I take my sunglasses off, only to discover that a grown man with a beard is sobbing (and nothing wrong with that). The flight attendants treaded lightly around me as they noticed that with each serving of wine, the saga continued.
– Notebooks out – Raise your hand before you speak – Please, don’t use that type of language – Stay after class I need to talk to you about what you just did. The past decade my identity has been strongly shaped by my career as a teacher. As a high school teacher, I had… Continue reading Ashtanga and Restorative Yoga: Surrendering and Dealing with Control