Rumination vs Meditation

March 2, 2021

I hear people often say “I meditate all the time.” When I ask how they do it, or what it's like for them, I often get a similar answer: “I just sit and think about things.” Hmmm… In yoga, we often talk about ‘sitting with it’ but maybe there’s a misunderstanding of what this actually means.

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Infertility: The Experience

November 25, 2020

We were convinced we would have an easy time getting pregnant, we were young, and we were healthy. After a year of trying my husband suggested that if we weren’t pregnant at the end of that month that we go get checked out. I didn’t want to. I didn’t want to go. I didn’t want to know that there was something wrong, or maybe. I didn’t want to know the road was going to be hard.

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Acceptance of self encourages acceptance of one another.

June 2, 2020

A few years ago, a piece of stained glass Michelle had created crashed into the concrete floor of her old apartment. After cleaning up all of the little broken shards of blue glass, she carefully packed it away vowing to never trust one of those plastic hanging hooks again.

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It’s O.K. to Not Know

May 26, 2020

We live in a society of instant gratification, and with that comes the expectation to know what we want. It only makes sense right? You can’t be gratified without knowing what you want.

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Are you struggling to create happiness during isolation?

May 12, 2020

When we think of an individual, we like to explore their wellness from seven key areas. Here they are in a nutshell:

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One very quick, easy way to cultivate mindfulness every day.

May 5, 2020

What is mindfulness?

When I think of mindfulness quite a few different words and phrases come to mind:

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3 Impactful Ways to Forge Self-Acceptance

April 28, 2020

I’m a true believer that we must be willing to accept ourselves completely before we can meet someone elsewhere they are. Learning how to accept yourself takes time. It’s hard work. And yet it’s so beautiful when you’re on the other side. Here are three impactful ways to work towards accepting all of you.

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Infertility: The Absolute Obsession with Getting Pregnant

January 7, 2020

The first month you pull the goalie, in the bedroom, you get a little hopeful at the end of the month, thinking, “maybe we’ll get lucky.” You don’t think much of it ‘cause you know you only have about a 30% chance of getting pregnant (assuming you got the timing right).

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