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...
Whatever you do is enough

Whatever you do is enough

Again our yoga instructor offered this to us during our practice. Again it resonated. As someone who has, and can, get stuck with “I’m not enough.” As someone who has worked at replacing that self-defeating (and lambasting) mantra with a full-blown recognition of my...
I (don’t) deserve to die

I (don’t) deserve to die

I did something the other day. Something simple. Something small. Something quite insignificant. But somehow my internal critic was certain that what I had done was horrific – and that it mattered greatly. And the shame rose up in me like a tsunami, threatening to...
I’m going to have a good day

I’m going to have a good day

I woke up this morning with a justifiable reason not to have a good day. But I’m going to have a good day. I woke up this morning with a justifiable reason to be frustrated and disheartened. But I’m going to be heartened and hopeful instead. I don’t know if I always...