Here's an option for a 5 minute break. You don't need a mat, blocks, straps, a video or ANYTHING. Just remember that modification is NOT cheating. Listen to your body and if it hurts, it's not yoga. If you want to make this into a longer routine, either repeat the sequence (vinyasa) several times or opt to hold each posture for a bit of time. There is no right or wrong. … [Read more...] about Strike a Pose
Recently we talked about working in 25 minute segments. Today, we are going to talk about the other 5 minutes left in a half-hour segment. Recognizing how much we can do (or UNdo) in 5 minutes gives us a whole new perspective. In a 5 minute break we can chose to meditate, text a friend, sit peacefully with a cup of coffee (or beverage of your choice), do push-ups, do a … [Read more...] about BREAK on Through
Each morning, before I begin my day, I turn to the cards for some guidance. This morning, I immediately felt called to "share" an oracle card with you. When I shuffle the deck, I simply ask it to give me a message that will help guide me through the day. Today, I asked it for a message to guide us all and this is what popped up for us: The Courageous Peony: This card … [Read more...] about Flowers Everywhere aka Is THIS your card?
Here it is (meatless) Monday again. There are so many ways to avoid animal products and so many foods that are "accidentally" vegan. I thought this morning I would start a list, and hopefully make it easier for you to make choices that support your health as well as the health of the animals and the planet. Sure Oreos are accidentally vegan, and a great place to start, but … [Read more...] about Animal Crackers in My Soup
Patience: noun The capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble or suffering without getting angry or upset. I think a big part of the issue with this pandemic is that we have become a very impatient society. We want our lives, the way we want our lives, and we want that NOW. We don't like that upset feeling of NOT having control. Patience is just like a muscle. If … [Read more...] about All We Need is Just a Little Patience