We can always begin again

We can always begin again

One of the ways I’ve been upping my self-care is through my yoga practice. More and more yoga practice. I am lucky that my yoga studio runs and posts new virtual classes every day. It is a saving grace for me. As I practiced the other day, the teacher offered this...
Let the sunshine in

Let the sunshine in

Life feels like a balancing act right now. Even more than usual. Dipping into the news so that I’m aware. Extracting myself from the magnetic negative pull. Acknowledging my emotions – the fear, anxiety, sadness, and grief. Easing myself into calm, peace, hope, and...
Soothe myself in any way I can

Soothe myself in any way I can

I have moments of hope, of somehow knowing that we will all emerge from this – that the world will emerge from this – wholer, healthier, more connected, more aware, and more determined to right the wrongs that are prevalent in our societies right now. I love those...
Put my hand on my heart…

Put my hand on my heart…

To me at least, there has never been a time when more compassion was needed. Compassion for others and compassion for ourselves. For many, fear and anxiety are running high. For others, it’s just frustration and anger, or maybe boredom. Either way, triggers are being...
Feel good anyway

Feel good anyway

I was interviewed last week for a documentary series on cults and cultic leaders. One of the first things my interviewer asked me was if I thought recovery and healing were choices. Specifically, she asked if I thought we all had the choice to move past our trauma,...