Category Archive: Health/ Healing

Mindful Monday #180 – At Arms Length

Happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. A few weeks ago, I felt like my physical therapy (PT) would soon wind down, but minor aches indicated that my body needed more… Continue reading

Mindful Monday #177 – Be at Ease

My body has been at a level of openness and ease that I have not experienced for awhile. I don’t know when my body became tense? I feel it may have started in the… Continue reading

All Signs Point to Yes

I’ve been crying a lot lately. There are many moments where I stop to catch my breath. I have moments of disbelief at the obstacles I have faced and have overcome. I can… Continue reading

Mindful Monday #172 – Your Untapped Strength

Happy Monday! I stepped into my 2nd yoga class of 2018. Class provided space for a humbling and empowering realization that I did not see it coming. During the last few hours, on… Continue reading

Soulful Cries

I’ve been very emotional these past two weeks. This past week alone I’ve cried almost every day. If I cried in public, it might alarm people because of the depth of my tears.… Continue reading

Mindful Monday #161 – The Surprising Moment

I stepped away from yoga a month ago, after I fell, because my knee needed time to heal. My knee was not visibly swollen, but it was hard to bend it or put… Continue reading

Mindful Monday #157 – Put UNITY Back in Community

One day and one month ago I attended a weekend training to learn how to facilitate the Practice of Council. Council is a community circle where strangers share their stories and truths. Every one… Continue reading

Mindful Monday #150 – Spring Clean Your Life to a New You

Spring is in the air! Today is the Spring Equinox which marks the first official day of spring! The new year is often seen as new beginnings, seasonally Spring is the new beginning. This season… Continue reading

Mindful Monday #149 – People Crave Comfort

This past weekend I assisted my sister with a community workshop that she taught. My little niece of 18 months was present too. She was content with her books and little cat stuffed animal that… Continue reading

Do Not Resist Pain

In life there are always situations that we cannot control.

Mindful Monday #143 – When Dreams Fall Short

I start a new feature in a week. I got back in town a week ago, and I have been focused on building a new foundation. I‘m developing and re-visioning a morning and night… Continue reading

Mindful Monday #142 – Trust Yourself

I’m back in Los Angeles! I kicked off my new year this past weekend with one of my intentions for the year: Honor Your Body. I took a four hour yoga class, which was everything… Continue reading

Illusions of Connection

Unplugging from social media for two months brought a profound lesson in 2016.

When Did Consistency Become Novelty?

“Stephanie…” my friend, the novelist, got my attention as we sat at a large group dinner. He paused and searched for what he wanted to say. “You’re …” I waited for him to speak.… Continue reading

The Beauty of Timing

I wrapped a movie last week, I started a new movie this week, I’ve been working with a non-profit for the past few Saturdays and I am taking classes in my limited down… Continue reading