Sit. Don’t Rock.

 “Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.” ~Jodi Picoult This morning I got out the check book to pay some bills, and I noticed that my heart rate became elevated.  My hands started to tremble.  Many of us may joke that heart palpitations andContinue reading “Sit. Don’t Rock.”

Cat Pose

I’ve never been a cat person, but when I married my husband, I knew that his eccentric, very talkative cat was part of the package.  And let me start by saying, it’s a great package…even with his cat.  I love this plump, cuddly, chatty gal, but she’s got issues.  Or as my husband likes toContinue reading “Cat Pose”

Your Undivided Attention

Today, I sat down to eat lunch, and I was also catching up on my emails.  I was trying to eat this beautiful leftover pasta dish with homemade pesto from the basil I grew right outside my front door, and I’m fiddling with this electronic device.  I tried to eat and not worry about my phone for aContinue reading “Your Undivided Attention”

Are We There Yet?

“We think that the point is to pass the test or overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all ofContinue reading “Are We There Yet?”

…and I Became Fearless

I do not look like your typical power yoga teacher/fitness professional.  There is no one that knows that more than me.  I put off taking a teacher training for years because I was waiting for the day when my body looked acceptable enough.  I waited for the day when I would feel comfortable wearing spandexContinue reading “…and I Became Fearless”

Make the Choice

I’ve begun my meditation workshop series, and I’m participating in my studio’s 40 Days program.  Not only am I doing my own exercises I designed for my workshop, but I’ve been upping my meditation sessions to twice a day.  A lot of space has suddenly appeared in my life.  At first, it was energizing, peaceful.  Then,Continue reading “Make the Choice”