Finding Balance: My Food & Body Wounds + An Exciting Endeavor

ANNOUNCEMENT - I'LL BE A CERTIFIED HUNGRY FOR HAPPINESS COACH by 2020 - WTF DOES THAT MEAN?! Keep reading if you're intrigued to learn more about my personal food & body journey AND how you could snag pro-bono food and body coaching with me personally. It's been six weeks since joining this certification program and [...]

Three Things I’ve Learned About Wellness Biz as Athleta’s Community Coordinator

Sometimes we spin out of control. It takes time to dial it in, return to yourself, create the space you need to align back with priorities and routine. Revaluation happens during this period - and you get the chance to see your choices and opportunities with fresh eyes. Since starting my job with Athleta more [...]

These four words are wellness in a nutshell.

Move. Nourish. Refresh. Connect. An article from the New York Times caught my eye, "Four Simple Words to Help You Live Well." The title of the article was intriguing so I clicked it. The writing did not disappoint me, so I thought they were worth sharing and expanding on from a health/wellness movement teacher on the [...]

Finding Balance – Back to Blogging, New Routines & Letting Things Go

It's been a while. I've been silent when it comes to blogging because I was so busy with Athleta, teaching yoga and trying to complete "adulting" type tasks, such as taxes and teeth cleaning appointments. It feels good to feel inspired and motivated again to write and share what's going on. It took a second [...]

Bring Forth Your Creativity with this Inspiring Book

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 [...]

Finding Financial Freedom & A Letter To Money

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 [...]

5 Great Resources for New Yoga Teachers & A Few Personal Reflections

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 [...]

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 [...]