Helplessness Blues

Lately, I've been thinking of that poster that hangs in a lot of elementary classrooms: "Before you speak: Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?" This election touched a big nerve with me, as it did for a lot of people regardless of political beliefs, and I've been doing a lot of breathing and … Continue reading Helplessness Blues

Meet Me On The Other Side of the Street

Last year, I was finishing my facilitator training with TIMBo and preparing to facilitate my first group.  I didn't do much marketing for it other than writing this very long email to the yoga studio about "my story."  Frankly, after I wrote it and sent it out I wanted to hide under a rock.  I just … Continue reading Meet Me On The Other Side of the Street

The Safety You Seek

During the winter, there's a lot more people poking around my apartment complex.  The landlord has a team of friendly snow removing gentlemen who shovel the stairs and plow the parking lots.   Although, I really appreciate the dudes who make my world much easier to traverse, they make me nervous.  I can hear them plodding up the … Continue reading The Safety You Seek

The Long Game

I've been sick for a few days, and I'm trying my best to rest and replenish.  Judging by that friendly Facebook "On this Day" reminder, it seems like every year since 2005, I've been sick in January and this is about the time when I would take to the internet to whine about it.  Facebook has … Continue reading The Long Game

No More Perfect Christmases

I had a moment while my husband not home to finally wrap his Christmas gifts, and I began foraging the apartment for left over gift wrap or boxes. None was to be found.  I came across a large stack of tissue paper, and I got the bright idea to make due with what I had.  I started rolling … Continue reading No More Perfect Christmases