Why We Meditate

Why We Meditate

My meditation and mindfulness practice began out of necessity. My monkey mind was, and still tends to be, drawn all over the place. Ideas, emotions, and memories flood it each moment and sometimes, especially when I’m not being mindful, I find myself in uncomfortable situations because of my reactions and responses.

It Feels Good to Feel Grateful

It Feels Good to Feel Grateful

It takes our lives from feeling stressed and tapped out, to abundant and pure. There are plenty of studies about how practicing gratitude literally rewires the brain. All I can say is that, in the moments I’m struggling, it’s everything. I even wrote an article for...

What I Learned From My Tight Hips & Hamstrings

What I Learned From My Tight Hips & Hamstrings

In this moment, I was forced to find humility which eventually lead to a deep gratitude for myself, my body and my practice. It was THE DREADED DANDASANA! Just thinking about it makes my eyes grow wide in terror. Staff Pose. Or basically just sitting on the floor....

How Oh Sh*t Brought Me to You

How Oh Sh*t Brought Me to You

Becoming a mom knocked me off my socks. I absolutely thought that being pregnant would entail me glowing and full of love, being the spiritual person I was. Instead, our pregnancy was somewhat of a surprise, and my first trimester was the most depressed I’ve ever been…