tis the season to be….stressed?

Can you feel it? That high-energy, go-go-go, overwhelming buzz that takes over this time of year? Ah, Christmas spirit. Christmas spirit, my butt. Christmas stress would probably be a lot more accurate. If people answered the question “how are you?” honestly this time of year, it’s pretty likely the answer would be along the lines…… Continue reading tis the season to be….stressed?

work in progress? nope, you are a masterpiece.

Rah rah, love your body! All bodies are good bodies! Your body is perfect just the way it is! It’s a welcome attitude in a society that’s constantly telling us we need to change our bodies in order to love them. Going against all the messages saying your body is the enemy, and actually loving…… Continue reading work in progress? nope, you are a masterpiece.

forget “chill”, be vulnerable

Don’t text first – you don’t want them to have the upper hand. Don’t take part in that talent show – you might mess up and become a laughingstock. Don’t ask for a promotion at work – what if they say no?? How many things do we, every day, prevent ourselves from doing because of…… Continue reading forget “chill”, be vulnerable

opening my mind to mindfulness

I know you’re supposed to approach new things with an open mind. No expectations, no pre-conceived ideas, no judging a book by its cover. All that stuff. But still, I struggle to keep my mind open. I do judge books by their cover, or rather by their spine; if a book has a pretty-looking edge,…… Continue reading opening my mind to mindfulness

you do you, boo

Confession: I maybe kinda left the yoga studio tonight and immediately spent the money I’d just earned teaching on Poptarts, Fresca, and the latest edition of Cosmo. Whoops, my Good Yogi halo is slipping. Yeah…you all know how much I’m not concerned with being a perfect yogi. Who says I can’t guide a class into…… Continue reading you do you, boo

when you can’t just yoga yourself better

For most people, on most days, calling in to work saying something like, “I’m sorry, I just can’t make it in today – I’ve been on the toilet all night!” is just not a thing they’re willing to do. But when the more honest call would sound like “I’m having a really horrible mental health…… Continue reading when you can’t just yoga yourself better