October was a challenging month! There were so many opposing forces and feelings happening. Many times all at once. It took concentration as well as letting shit go to get through. I didn't sleep as much as I should. But I also woke up regularly at 6:30/7am to workout, do yoga, meditate, or start work… Continue reading Finding Balance with Workshops, Pizza & Barre.
The past week was literally insane. I got my first dose of retail work experience and I can't even begin to share everything. First off, I'm shocked at the attention to detail required to open a store at this level. I never imagined the amount of fixtures, clothing, and random boxes of stuff that is… Continue reading Finding Balance: Gaga for Athleta, Dr. Ford & Frye
Seasons are changing in Maine! The weather is crisp in the mornings and afternoon. The beach isn't overly crowded. People are getting back to work and the amount of out of state license plates has dwindled. I can sense the settling into Fall routines with almost everyone I interact with. A big theme in my… Continue reading Finding Balance: Job Changes, Movies for Yogis & a Podcast for Starting Sh*t
Have you wondered why new moons get all this hype and what in the world they mean? As I move through the world of yoga studios and setting intentions every hour on the hour, moon cycles are very prevalent. From a wall decoration, to a business card, to a tattoo, you see moon phases literally… Continue reading New Moons & Cycles – What They Mean & What To Do
I'm sitting here sorting through e-mails. A heavy reminder that I'm on way too many subscription lists. I think I get three different New York Time's newsletters. As I write, I'm listening to a playlist I made for my yoga class this afternoon. If you use Spotify, take a listen to my Authenticity Flow playlist.… Continue reading Finding Balance: Feminist Newsletters, Beyoncé, and my ‘aha’ Moment.
Short and sweet Monday post! I want to share a few of my favorite guided meditations to possibly inspire you to try this style of meditation. There are so many ways to meditate, but guided meditations are one of my favorites because of two reasons: You choose the time and it tells you when it's over.… Continue reading Three Great Guided Meditations That Are 10 Minutes Or Less
How to think about what you commit to and finding the courage to fill up your cup. Do you ever just not want to do something? Does the thought of going to an activity or event make you want to immediately curl into bed? Maybe you’re anxiously attempting to come up with a legitimate… Continue reading The Best Excuse When You Literally Cannot
What is yoga off the mat? #yogaoffthemat is a hashtag I’ve been using in an attempt to get across the fact that yoga is so much than all the gorgeous postures that fill our Instagram feeds. Let me elaborate… First of all, yoga in essence means “union.” That can mean the joining of opposites or the… Continue reading Yoga Off The Mat: 8 Limbs of Yoga Breakdown
I’m following up last week’s post, which was about the "6 Myths of Success". These are western culture’s ideas of what success is and how people should go about achieving success. They are myths, because research has shown that ALL of them actually harm our ability: to be present, connect with others, and cope… Continue reading Six Simple Keys to Happiness, According to Research
"Success in life should be defined as the continued expansion of happiness and the progressive realization of worthy goals." - The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra May 2018 was the month I gave into a feeling which permeated me for a while. It was a sense that I was pursuing a career… Continue reading Meditation Challenge – 7 Spiritual Laws of Success