It's Sunday and I'm so wiped out. My legs are literally throbbing because I've been standing all day at Athleta and I can feel the tension crawl up my calves each time I point and flex my foot. I'm exhausted but pleased. I accomplished a lot this week: New car. Friendsgiving fun. Awesome Athleta event.… Continue reading Finding Balance: Questions on Life, Love, and Rules on Food.
A couple of weeks ago I attended an essential oil therapy workshop at one of my favorite yoga studios, Willard Beach Studio. Essential oils are very new to me in the sense of utilizing them on a regular basis for personal use and therapy. Being in wellness, I've had plenty of interaction with the aromas… Continue reading My First Workshop with Essential Oils
This blog is one of my creative outlets. So is yoga. And so are the salads I make every day. Seriously, they are works of art you should ask me about them. Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert makes an excellent point that humans are innately creative, and that one of our biggest obstacles today is… Continue reading Bring Forth Your Creativity with this Inspiring Book
Books are so darn fun. They make you laugh, cry and pass time in such a beautiful and worthwhile way. I love the way authors string together words to literally create something wonderful out of thin air - out of their imagination and creativity. It's a goal of mine to read and write more. A… Continue reading Books I Love to Recommend for Personal Growth
Does the thought of money make you sick, nervous, or scared? Are you terrified of being destitute or always worried about how you're going to make money to survive? Do you consistently take jobs that you're not actually passionate about, but do only to keep your head above water? Is there a career you want… Continue reading Finding Financial Freedom & A Letter To Money
It has been about three weeks since getting back from my 200 hour yoga teacher training. Since my return, I've been putting my heart and soul into this yoga thing. As much as I can anyway. Because yoga definitely isn't paying the bills yet, I've been working for friends and anyone else willing to help… Continue reading 5 Great Resources for New Yoga Teachers & A Few Personal Reflections
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
As my time in Thailand draws to an end, I find myself continuously thinking about why I love practicing yoga and the reason for pursuing a 200-hour yoga teacher training. As I aimlessly stroll around Chiang Mai, or speed around traffic in a tuk tuk, or stare into the mountains of Thailand while the pickup… Continue reading Why I Love and Want to Teach Yoga
Trying something new here - A weekly reflection and some interesting links and ideas I discovered recently. 4/22/2018 reflection: It's been about a week and a half since returning home from the Peace Corps in Guyana. The readjustment has been difficult in some ways and very joyful in others. I have loved catching up with… Continue reading A core workout, writing tips, and discount yoga gear.