Meet yourself where you are. This is the practice. Are you showing up for yourself? Are you meeting yourself where you are? Take a moment. Breathe in. Breathe out. Ground your feet into the Earth. Feel the air on your skin. Feel the kiss of your breath at the tip of your nose. Feel theContinue reading “Meet yourself where you are.”
Category Archives: Meditation
Finding light in love.
Do you ever find yourself caught in a storm of thoughts, ideas, and possibilities? Have you tried writing them all down? Writing • Reading • Dreaming • Loving • Cleaning • Being • Creating • Singing • Dancing • Cooking • Believing • Surprising • Sleeping • Smiling • Noticing • Breathing• Laughing This is where I find my light.Continue reading “Finding light in love.”
Seeing the unseen.
In seeking to see the unseen we seek hidden truths. Treasure that remains dormant until harvested and unearthed. It is through the practice of seeking to see the unseen that we come to a greater sense of awareness. Some truths can only be sensed or felt. Perhaps you enjoy the embrace of friend, or aContinue reading “Seeing the unseen. “
With a greater sense of awareness, I am learning to feel full. Fullness to me means completeness, happiness, and success. Success in this case is not measured by worldly accomplishments, gold stars, or publications, but rather by doing what I love. Doing what I love has taken great time, attention, and awareness to cultivate. It takes dedication,Continue reading “Fullness.”
Notice, in silence.
I sit in silence to notice the conversations. Who is swimming. Who is at the beach. How well they are doing. How much improvement and growth is evident. I stand in silence to notice sensations and actions. My body is aching for movement and stretch. I lunge and twist and arch my back. My handsContinue reading “Notice, in silence. “
Mantras to calm the storm.
What would a picture of dissatisfaction, frustration, or depression look like to you? My picture is stormy, hazy, and loud. Like a cartoon drawing of a tornado that blocks out clear thoughts and disrupts any sense of calm. The noise that I hear in my head is not so much a sound, as it isContinue reading “Mantras to calm the storm.”
Share your passion.
If you know me, or have met me, you likely know that I wear my emotions on my sleeve. I’ve recently been told that my 4 year old son does the same, for which I am proud. Being in tune to your emotions and feelings should be celebrated regardless of age, gender, status, etc. ThisContinue reading “Share your passion.”
Weight of the world.
Got the weight of the world on your shoulders? You put it there. Don’t. Just let it go. Allow the energy to pass through you. Practice balance: the mindful distribution of energy. Inhale.Exhale.Repeat. Stop clinging onto blocked energy. Be with it, then let it go, for the sake of all of us. You are aContinue reading “Weight of the world.”
What to do when your world is turned upside down? Turn inward. Seek to find peace in the awareness that feelings of joy, anger, fear, disgust, and sadness are exactly that – emotions. They do not define you. The fact that you are able to witness your emotions means that you are separate from them, henceContinue reading “Inside out.”
Me, myself, and yoga.
How does yoga influence my life off my mat? As a mother? As a writer? I recently had the joy of interviewing with Meg Sirchio of Perennial Yoga and Wisdom Community in Fitchburg, WI. She asked me to reflect on this very question. In the moment, I think I told her a story aboutContinue reading “Me, myself, and yoga.”