The Best Excuse When You Literally Cannot

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

Six Simple Keys to Happiness, According to Research

  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

The Universe Conspired To Teach Me About Social Media

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

Finding Balance – Stillness, Feminism, & Ethical Clothing.

“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.

Finding Balance – SNL, Astrology & Unruly Bodies.

"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." —Winston Churchill This SNL Nike Ad Parody is hilarious and I relate too (?) much. Sunday reflections: The week was fun and turbulent. I had a few hours of solid studying but mostly I was all over the place. I… Continue reading Finding Balance – SNL, Astrology & Unruly Bodies.

A core workout, writing tips, and discount yoga gear.

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.

10 Inspiring Podcasts on Wellness, Yoga, and Success.

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.

Yoga Teacher Training Prep: Reflections on “The Secret”

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”

Achieve A ‘Fresh Body’ And ‘Fit Mind’ in 12 Weeks

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