To force or to flow?

To force or to flow?

“Don’t write a book unless you just can not NOT write it.” – Maya Angelou I haven’t been writing much lately, in my blog, or anywhere, truly. My yoga dharma talks, which were once the effusive ideologues of youth, have been reserved and quiet. My...
Life Force

Life Force

Ever since I was a small child, when I should have been interested in dolls and make believe, I have been intrigued by the overlap of spiritual traditions. One of my favorite places to wander around was the hilly cemetery in Jacksonville, Oregon where I would pas...
JULY RESET program!!!

JULY RESET program!!!

You guys, I’m huge fan of Summer. I love everything about the freedom, adventure, warmth and ease of this season. The one downside that comes along with Summer, though, is the falling-out-of-routine-and-healthy-habits thing that happens to most, if not all, of us....
What is a reframe?

What is a reframe?

Glass half empty or half full. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Life is what you make it. A silver lining, a blessing in disguise.  Seeing the positive in life has been a constant struggle for me. I was that melancholic child, that broody teenager, and that...
Spring 2020 Retreats

Spring 2020 Retreats

Hola! My Mexico retreat last March was so much fun that I’ve decided to host two in 2020. As of now, they are still in initial formation state, but I already have heard a ton of interest for them. If you want to reserve a spot for yourself in one (or both!) of...

Reason 2389 to love coaching.

One of the many, many elements of coaching that I just love is that a coach coaxes truth from their client, rather than imposing upon the client their own knowledge or experience. In this way, the client “gets” their own wisdom in a way they may have never...
Gimme the FAT!

Gimme the FAT!

Happy Holidays! For many of us this is the time of indulgence. With schedules wonky, eating at relatives’ or traveling, it’s no wonder our diets and digestion get off track. During this holiday season, we also have more access to cookies, pies, and other fatty treats...
Facing the fears.

Facing the fears.

The past Halloween, all dressed up in my ninja suit, I took a cab to a club downtown. The cabbie, a student hailing from Uzbekistan where Halloween has been outlawed, curiously prodded me with questions about the holiday: Why do kids go around collecting candy? Are...