Changing Plans

Changing Plans

Last week I’d intended this week’s post to be about what I call “The Productivity Trap”. Sunday I spend time writing a draft, a little revising, then finalize on Monday and publish. Only here it is, Monday night, no post ready. If I was still...
Growing into Wisdom

Growing into Wisdom

For nearly 20 years I cultivated a career in technology. I became a specialist in maintaining systems used to produce complicated reports, like financial statements, from large data warehouses. I was very good, I earned a six figure income, had fantastic healthcare...
Floating in Compassion

Floating in Compassion

Last week was very busy. I substituted for two yoga classes and I had a client session. My spouse has been on another business trip, which means I’m solely seeing to the needs of our two dogs and two cats. I made time to help friends who are experiencing a...
Along the Way

Along the Way

This past week I asked each of my classes to consider the following question: How much more love would you have if you gave up the habit of negative self-judgement? It got several nervous laughs in response to it, but I asked people to really give it some thought....
Shine!

Shine!

Last Monday, June 30, 2017, I had my oral final exam and completed my internship in Integrated Movement Therapy. My paperwork is under review with the International Association of Yoga Therapists, as I was doing concurrent contact hours with clients to apply for their...
Loving Regard

Loving Regard

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. —Mary Oliver Once again, Valentine’s Day is here and if you’re...