When we’re distracted, we miss our life

When we’re distracted, we miss our life

The last few weeks – okay months – have been tough. As many of you know, my father-in-law was very ill, and we basically moved in with my in-laws to care for them and to have time with them. It is something I will always be so thankful that I had the opportunity to...
I have a choice as to how I show up in every breath

I have a choice as to how I show up in every breath

I need to remember this today. That I have a choice. I know I do, but I can forget that I do. And every time I remember, and I take a deep breath and (thank you Rick Hanson) remember that right now, right here, I am all right, I feel myself ease. I feel myself relax....
I am where I am and that’s okay

I am where I am and that’s okay

I heard this today. I needed to hear it today. Maybe it will soothe some of you as well. For what it’s worth, I’ve heard something like this for decades. When I first crawled into Al-Anon, they offered me, “You’re exactly where you need to be.” It confounded and...
Love is my religion

Love is my religion

It’s a song they often play during our yoga practice. It’s a song that sings to my heart. I feel as if I’ve learned and evolved so much since to the moon and back came out nearly two-and-a-half years ago. This whole process threw me deep into revisiting,...
I love the feeling of taking up all my space

I love the feeling of taking up all my space

Recently I’ve been feeling as if I’m somehow leaking out of myself. I don’t know how to explain it. It’s as if there are holes in my being and I’m seeping out of those holes, instead of being whole. So, I’m working on that. This may sound weird (not that there’s...