Politics, Opinions and Yoga Kindness

Politics, Opinions and Yoga Kindness

I need to write about kindness. I’m the type of individual that often needs to be reminded to be kind. Some people that I know are hard-wired for kindness in any situation. My dear housemate, Heather, comes to mind, as well as our friend Kerry. Unflappably kind....
Insomnia Busters for Any Age or Stage

Insomnia Busters for Any Age or Stage

  Insomnia: The Night Prowler There was a time when I slept the sleep of the innocent. That was in the dim distant past. Menopause first threw a spanner in the machine, with its 3-4am wake-ups. Once I was wide awake, too bad, that was it for the night. Man-o-pause...
2017: A Good Year for a New Story

2017: A Good Year for a New Story

The French word for sunflower is tournesol, meaning turning toward the sun. ~ Rosina Mihajlovic, Rudolf Steiner School teacher More than a year ago, I did a weeklong workshop that turned ‘my story’ upside down. My story had been running me for over four decades. It...
Mother Love: Let Me Count the Ways

Mother Love: Let Me Count the Ways

My Women’s Group On Mother’s Day, as I write this post, I’m full of happy memories from the reunion that I shared with my women’s group last week. Let me tell you a little about us. Everyone of our group is a mother and some are grandmothers....
Stuff Happens: My Tooth Fell Out!

Stuff Happens: My Tooth Fell Out!

  Everyone knows: don’t loan money to friends  A few years ago I did something that many wise people have advised against. I loaned money to a friend. He was in a dire predicament and my immediate instinct was to help him. Without a second thought, I said I...
Yoga for Exhaustion

Yoga for Exhaustion

Who hates being exhausted? Me! It’s not sexy to find oneself in a state of exhaustion. It could even be viewed as decidedly unattractive. Worse, exhaustion is often accompanied by low spirits, including a whole lot of resistance to feeling this way....
Balance and Sustainability: Yoga Helps

Balance and Sustainability: Yoga Helps

  The Beauty of Balance and Sustainability   Balance and sustainability are qualities that we aim for in life and in yoga practice. But, how often and for what periods of time do we manage to maintain these qualities before we begin to feel unbalanced and ragged.   In...
Home Yoga Practice: Why Wait?

Home Yoga Practice: Why Wait?

Do home practice. You know you want to. There’s never a bad time to do home yoga practice. But in this lead-up to the holiday season, consider that right now could be the absolute best time.  Think about it. With all of the social events that go on pre-Xmas,...