A Whole Month of Yoga: Reflections

Hello, lovelies! As you know, I am about to embark on the journey of yoga teacher training. It starts in 19 days! I'm feeling like I'm not adequate. That my yoga isn't "advanced" enough. That I'll be the "worst" yogi there. My yoga teacher assures me that these fears and worries are normal; that these … Continue reading A Whole Month of Yoga: Reflections

Ways to Practice Self Care: Empathy and Self Compassion

Hello, lovelies! May is mental health awareness month, so I thought I would take the opportunity to focus today's post on mental health. As a mental health counselor, I often talk to my clients about the importance of self care. And when I say often, I talk about it so much to the point that … Continue reading Ways to Practice Self Care: Empathy and Self Compassion

Community: Where To Go From Here

Hello, lovelies! I've been thinking about community lately. Recently my husband and I made a move that allowed us to be closer to friends and family members. This move has been great for our social life and for learning how to balance work, play, and continuing to build on our marriage. Life is full of … Continue reading Community: Where To Go From Here

Depression: Postpartum & Yoga

Hello, lovelies! How was everyone's Thanksgiving? We spent ours with family. There was lots of good eatin' and laughing. Unfortunately, I ended up getting really sick after our big meal. Being sick when you are wanting to spend time with family members you don't see on a regular basis is not a fun experience. 😦 … Continue reading Depression: Postpartum & Yoga

Perfection is Overrated

Hello, lovelies! This week was BUSY, but full of lots of good things. We get the awesome chance to celebrate Thanksgiving twice this year. Yesterday, we had Thanksgiving with my side of the family, then later this week we'll travel to spend actual Thanksgiving with his side of the family. Lots of good times and … Continue reading Perfection is Overrated

Body Image: Men and Stereotypes

Hello, lovelies! I hope every one has stayed safe the past few weeks. It has been flooding like crazy around these parts in Texas. Luckily, no one I know has been seriously affected but it has been pretty nuts to say the least. Today I am going to discuss body image again, but focusing on … Continue reading Body Image: Men and Stereotypes

Fleeting Moments: Meditation

Hello lovelies!  It's Memorial Day weekend and I've been spending it with my husband and a handful of our friends out in the country in a secluded house. We are surrounded by large Oak trees with beautiful dangling spanish moss. It's been raining a lot, but that has not discouraged us from enjoying each other's … Continue reading Fleeting Moments: Meditation