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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Live Your Life Woke.

June 9, 2020

How many times have you heard yourself say I don’t have time to go for a walk, cook a healthy meal, practice yoga, or call my best friend? I hear myself saying similar things to myself quite often, and yet I somehow have enough time in my schedule to check Instagram every 30 minutes for who knows for how long. Sound familiar?

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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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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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