Here we are - several days into January 2019. I've been ruminating on my intentions for about a week. Debating whether to share or not. Thinking if it would be too personal or boring. Let's see what happens... I'm one for sitting with my intentions for a couple days - to allow them settle into… Continue reading Finding Balance: Intentions for 2019
Earlier this week I filled out a social media strategy worksheet in preparation for my upcoming yoga teacher training, given to me by my amazing soon-to-be yoga teacher, Candace from Yoga By Candace. The purpose of the assignment was to get us to start thinking about our personal brand and to provide general Instagram tips… Continue reading The Universe Conspired To Teach Me About Social Media
“Detachment is not that you should own nothing, but that nothing should own you.” Quote from Practicing the Subtle Art of Detachment, published on Medium. *** The weather in Maine gets better every day and it's making studying increasingly difficult. Most of my days have been waking up, spending a few moments outside drinking coffee and… Continue reading Finding Balance – Stillness, Feminism, & Ethical Clothing.
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.
Podcasts are amazing resources. I love listening to people talk about what they've learned in life as well as the stories that have shaped them significantly. I personally enjoy podcasts about health, yoga, feminism, and career advice. My favorite time to listen is when I'm cooking. Chopping veggies can be fun sometimes. Also. Peace Corps =… Continue reading 10 Inspiring Podcasts on Wellness, Yoga, and Success.
As I prepare for a a 200 hour yoga teacher training, I wanted to share my thoughts on a book I recently finished for the journey. To prep for the training, I was sent a list of required reading. There are three focuses: 1) books on yoga, 2) books on personal development, 3) books on health.… Continue reading Yoga Teacher Training Prep: Reflections on “The Secret”
In this post, I share my experience with a 12-week workout plan that did wonders for me and my friends, and truly changed how I approach working out. I'll cover why and how I found FBFM, a few thoughts on the program, and tips for anyone who's starting. Why I needed a fitness program: I put… Continue reading Achieve A ‘Fresh Body’ And ‘Fit Mind’ in 12 Weeks
I openly share with friends how useful meditation has been, and most respond that they would like to try meditation too. I wrote this post with these people in mind. I'm still new to meditation. Only recently did I overcome the awkward feelings that crept into my brain when I sat down to try to find… Continue reading 5 Simple Tips To Cultivate An Easy Meditation Practice
With every new year, new month and new week, I find it extremely beneficial to ask myself a few specific questions to check in with my goals, intentions and priorities. This helps me stay focused on what I'm doing and why. You are destined to succeed and fail. You are bound to face obstacles in… Continue reading A Guide to Self Reflection and Success