One morning last week, like any other morning, I was checking email on my daily work commute. Except that morning I discovered an email in my inbox that read “Offensive Costume Alert.” At first I thought it was spam but decided to open it anyway. I was confronted with an image that put a pit … More Mental Illness Is Not A Costume
I find when my house is organized and clean, my mind is more settled and focused. With the seasons changing it is the perfect time to do some cleaning and purging for a more mindful lifestyle. One of the eight limbs of yoga talks about non attachment or letting go of both the physical and … More 5 Tips for a Fall Clean Sweep
I was sent this product to review, but if you know me – I always keep it real and my opinions are my own! I love tea, and I am a sucker for curling up with my favorite ceramic mug and reading a good book. There is something that is so soothing about … More It’s Called Way Good For a Reason!
Big News Blog Land….My partner and I of 4 years recently got engaged!! It has been such a whirlwind of emotion – from the extreme high of an overwhelming sense of joy to the extreme low of impending wedding planning stress. I mean I know planning a wedding is stressful, but what I have experienced … More 3 Mindful Tips for Newly Engaged Couples!
Did you know September is national yoga month? At the Grateful Heart Yoga Center we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to celebrate! So we are doing an Instagram challenge this September featuring a month of mantras. What is a mantra, you ask? A mantra is a short word or phrase used to set a positive … More A Month of Mantras to Inspire Mindful Living
I have been feeling extra creative lately, so I decided to record a new meditation to inspire you! This is a short meditation on creativity you can listen to at work, before starting a project, or when you are trying to clear your mind. If you like this meditation, I also have others on SoundCloud, check … More New Release: Creativity Meditation
A couple of weeks ago, I stumbled upon these Nature’s Bakery fig bars at the coffee shop on campus. I was looking for something quick for breakfast as I was running to a meeting, per usual. But they were so good, so I kept getting them each morning. They filled me up and sustained me until lunch. … More Life’s Great Journeys – One Fig Bar at a Time