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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 = [...]