October was a challenging month! There were so many opposing forces and feelings happening. Many times all at once. It took concentration as well as letting shit go to get through. I didn't sleep as much as I should. But I also woke up regularly at 6:30/7am to workout, do yoga, meditate, or start work… Continue reading Finding Balance with Workshops, Pizza & Barre.
Quick check in and update for my lovely friends and family who requested I do a blog post about my new job! I'm working for Athleta, as their community coordinator for the brand new store opening in the Old Port in Portland, Maine. The mission of Athleta is to ignite a community of active, healthy… Continue reading New job who dis: Athleta Community Coordinator
Seasons are changing in Maine! The weather is crisp in the mornings and afternoon. The beach isn't overly crowded. People are getting back to work and the amount of out of state license plates has dwindled. I can sense the settling into Fall routines with almost everyone I interact with. A big theme in my… Continue reading Finding Balance: Job Changes, Movies for Yogis & a Podcast for Starting Sh*t
Have you wondered why new moons get all this hype and what in the world they mean? As I move through the world of yoga studios and setting intentions every hour on the hour, moon cycles are very prevalent. From a wall decoration, to a business card, to a tattoo, you see moon phases literally… Continue reading New Moons & Cycles – What They Mean & What To Do
I'm sitting here sorting through e-mails. A heavy reminder that I'm on way too many subscription lists. I think I get three different New York Time's newsletters. As I write, I'm listening to a playlist I made for my yoga class this afternoon. If you use Spotify, take a listen to my Authenticity Flow playlist.… Continue reading Finding Balance: Feminist Newsletters, Beyoncé, and my ‘aha’ Moment.
Short and sweet Monday post! I want to share a few of my favorite guided meditations to possibly inspire you to try this style of meditation. There are so many ways to meditate, but guided meditations are one of my favorites because of two reasons: You choose the time and it tells you when it's over.… Continue reading Three Great Guided Meditations That Are 10 Minutes Or Less
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
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
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