I love award shows. I like to see everyone getting all gussied up for a special event. But what brings me back year after year is the hope that the individuals stepping up to an open mic will take that opportunity to share something truly inspirational. Last night, the Golden Globes did not let me … Continue reading Award Show Inspiration
If you want to make a difference If you want to feel different If you want to be the best If you want to get better If you want to grow If you want Do the work. What does the work look like? Depends on the person and the want. Practice yoga Practice cooking Practice … Continue reading Just do the work
Mother female parent a woman in authority an old or elderly woman source, origin tenderness or affection the extreme or ultimate example of something's kind (from various internet references) This is always such a funny holiday. Some people love it and are extremely happy. Some people miss their moms and have broken hearts. Some people … Continue reading Mother’s Day, 2018
We are still in the fist part of the year. That's not a typo. I meant, "fist," not, "first." We are assaulted by the new year and with all its expectations, resolutions, and wintery mixes. Then we navigate the hypermanic and bipolar episodes of weather (sunny and 50 one day followed by a rainy 38) … Continue reading Self Care?
We can find lessons everywhere. Lately, I've been finding the most difficult lessons easily translate from the microcosm of the yoga mat to the macrocosm of life. Teaching yoga classes brings a whole new perspective to the practice on my mat and the practice of living life. A pose is offered as a journey. There are … Continue reading From the micro of the mat…
As usual, it likely depends. In the past few years, I found that I'm often worried if people are mad at me. I worry and worry and worry about it. Until the next time I see the person and they don't seem mad (or they are acting like they aren't mad) and then all that … Continue reading Are you mad at me? Should it matter to me?
resist: remain unaffected by an action What are you resisting? How is that impacting you? Are you getting what you want? How can you get what you want? What would your life look like if you got what you want? What else are you resisting? Share. Think. Connect. Elevate. Photo by Mike Wilson on Unsplash
Respect yourself enough to say, "I deserve peace," and walk away from people or things that prevent you from attaining it. -Jerico Silvers For me, the week between Christmas and the start of the New Year is always a good time to reflect, acknowledge, analyze, accept, and/or release. What has served me well this year? … Continue reading Reflect and Release
“When someone sees the same people every day, as had happened with him at the seminary, they wind up becoming a part of that person's life. And then they want the person to change. If someone isn't what others want them to be, the others become angry. Everyone seems to have a clear idea of … Continue reading Great Expectations? Great Expectations.
Everyone, meet Jodie. Jodie, meet everyone. Today, as with every day, I'm thankful for Jodie. I'm thankful for Jodie and her impact on my life. I'm thankful for her heart. I'm thankful for her fierce dedication to saving kids and helping families. I'm thankful to be on her team. #hashtag
Whhhhewwwww I don't even know where to start. The beginning? Ok. Last night, I get a note (text) from Jodie. I love whenever she texts me. She's pretty much the best ever. Long story short here, after some back and forth and up and down, I volunteered to pick up an abandoned charity race bib … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 3.0… Day 15
Today, I am quite simply thankful for the lows that help me appreciate the highs. Onward. Think. Connect. Elevate.
Everyone, meet Liz. Liz, this is everyone. Today, I'm sharing my thankfulness for Liz. Liz is my yoga teacher. She is lovely... Brilliant... Bright... A delight. I'm thankful for her time, energy, and eternal desire to raise the vibration. Learn from Liz 200 HR RYTs; 300 HR RYTs; Retreats; Online Learning
Today, I'm thankful for all those who, throughout distant history, recent history and the present moment, made my vote possible today. I always feel heard on Election Day. It's a great feeling. It makes me wonder how I can hear others. Do I really hear people? How can I work to really hear the people in my … Continue reading Thirty Days of Thankful 3.0… Day 7
This is what curing cancer looks like: Today, I'm thankful for all the individuals who made this possible: Emily Whitehead Foundation Believe Ball Donate
Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome offers for suggestion number sixty-two: Give the world a reason to dance. (It's everybody's duty to do that.) It's Friday You're alive You can see You can read You have access to the internet You have people (including me) sending you light and love and joy You are fully complete … Continue reading Guide to Awesome… Day 62
Caveat: This is a post that comes from nowhere and really belongs nowhere but, for me, permeates everywhere. I love the show CBS Sunday Morning. I love the music. I love the pace. I love the art. I love the connection. I love the vignettes. Why? I don't know. But, today, I was reminded: When … Continue reading Re: Connect
Kid President's suggestions are AWESOME: Don't be in a party. Be a party. Click. Click. Click. A short, sharp sound. Clique. Clique. Clique. Small, exclusive group of people. Party. A detachment, squad, or detail; a social gathering. Strive to be a party rather than be in a party. I've been in a clique and out of … Continue reading Guide to Awesome… Day 57
What does SPRING mean to you? Some will say these things: productivity, cultivation, blooms, growth, planting seeds, green, flowers, weddings, sunshine, bright, garden, clean, new beginnings, planning... For me, sometimes it seems like a lot of pressure. Pressure to... change grow achieve accomplish declutter dust off break out advance develop innovate create transition shift. Sometimes, … Continue reading Not Always the Same
We spend so very much time connected to electronics, I think we forget what it feels like to be connected to each other. This weekend, I got to connect with some dear humans without the wires. breathe in look up talk walks pet the dog again grill out share stories give of yourself laugh breathe … Continue reading Unplug to Connect