Grateful Anyway

Grateful Anyway

Last week I talked with my classes and private clients about cultivating gratitude even when we don’t feel like it. Gratitude is a tool we can use to help lift us up when we’re feeling low. Studies on gratitude practice have shown it improves our sense of...
Do More

Do More

Last week I wrote about how hard it is for me to have an illness now, how impatient I am. As if to illustrate this point, I’m feeling pretty terrible again this week. Monday had to get a sub for the class I usually teach. Teaching my two morning classes...
How I Start the Day

How I Start the Day

Today’s my birthday and it has been a momentous week. It began with a solar eclipse, my final notice of my certification arrived from the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and I’ve taken the day off from teaching and clients to just enjoy the...
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...