Be Happy

Be Happy

Maybe I should start this post with “Don’t worry.” Maybe “Be happy” is enough. It’s just over two weeks until to the moon and back is out. My older kid reminded me last week that I was only going to experience this once in my lifetime – the publication of my first...
Lead with your heart

Lead with your heart

As it often is, it was during a yoga class. As it often is, it was our instructor. She guided us to lead with our hearts. Now, I know she was thinking about our yoga pose – to lead with our hearts as we bent over our legs. To keep our backs straight and lead with our...
Breathe into the space

Breathe into the space

There is a lot going on. We’re putting the finishing touches on the digital versions of to the moon and back and pushing to finalize the paperback version so that can go up for preorder too — plus finalizing a pre-order incentive campaign that hits soon....
Lean into the suck. Embrace the s—t.

Lean into the suck. Embrace the s—t.

I live my life (mostly) trying to find my light and ease. To look for what’s working and what’s good. To bounce off of my struggles and soothe my heart. I live that way. I write about it. I teach it. Then there are times the only thing – or best thing – that has eased...
Here’s the deal. It’s a daily practice.

Here’s the deal. It’s a daily practice.

There’s a reason they (whoever “they” are) call yoga a practice. It’s not (supposed to be) a destination. It’s not (supposed to be) an end point you’re aiming for. It’s not (supposed to be) something to check off your to-do list or to “win” at. It’s a practice. Day by...
I distract myself

I distract myself

The other day a dear friend asked me what I did when I was upset at something, or someone. When my anger or sadness was taking over every minute. How did I handle it to stay calm and okay? I paused before answering. (Did I mention we were running, and I always have to...