Running, Yoga

Heart Openers In Practice

We are too angry. We suffer too much. We sit hunched over our technology. And our hearts are closed to ourselves, to nature and the human world. The remedy? Heart Openers. Already you might be thinking I'm on a ride to the crazy train. How can a heart opener make me less angry? How can… Continue reading Heart Openers In Practice

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What I Mean When I Say, writing

The Power of Yes

We all know how important the word "no" is in our vocabulary. It's easy to understand that we have to say no to certain obligations, people, and need to learn how to say it with confidence. Easy to understand, at least. But what about the word "yes"? Yes is a liberating word, or at least, it… Continue reading The Power of Yes

Mental Health Monday, writing, Yoga

Forgive, But Don’t Forget

Whoops. Controversial statement over here. There's a reason for it, I swear. Let's think. How often have you heard the term forgive and forget? How many times have you yourself thought it? How many times have you tried to forgive and forget? How many of those times were successful? We are instructed by habits and age-old advice to… Continue reading Forgive, But Don’t Forget

Mental Health Monday

Discouragement

This is a rambling post. But rambling can be good, right? Let's jump right in. No one...and I mean no one can escape discouragement. Whether it's the occasional setback or the constant drone of a buzzing bad hand that gets you down, discouragement will find you. And it'll find you whenever it wants. It's not fun. It's… Continue reading Discouragement

Mental Health Monday

Burning Out or Backing Off

Hello, hello! Happy Monday. With the start of the work week comes, well, all the work. Exercising, meal planning, work, extra work, hobbies, lunches, commitments, kid's games, and so on will fill the week. The games have begun! But what happens when you start getting tired? Unable to function and cranky all the time? Are you going… Continue reading Burning Out or Backing Off

Motivation, Uncategorized

You Won’t Ever Be Happy (Enough)

WOAH! Controversial topic over here! But it's not what it sounds like so stick with me. You won't ever be happy enough. Not if you're looking to be happy enough. Or happy in general. It doesn't quite work that way.  The latest kick is to embrace yourself, love yourself, and find inner happiness. Advertisements and… Continue reading You Won’t Ever Be Happy (Enough)