Living a Balanced Life

Texas has had the craziest weather the past few months–> We have gone from spring, To winter, To spring, And the occasional dabble of summer.   In the midst of all this seasonal hodge podge, I have had three little cardinals that have perched themselves in my backyard. They trade places, but rarely leave this […]

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  Mother’s Day has always been my least favorite notionally declared day of celebration. Not necessarily because my mother died when I was so young, but because I usually feel like a complete fraud on this day of celebrating the beauty of womanhood!   I know this feeling is not unique to me; this is […]

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These thoughts have been on my mind for quite some time, but I could not quite put the thoughts into words that accurately described my deep emotions. I realized that, just like the seasonal changes, my thoughts were not yet complete because my experiences had not yet matured enough for the gift of hindsight.  2015 […]

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My little sister and I were chatting on the phone yesterday. It was one of those “oh my gosh, we’ve talked for two hours” kind of phone calls! We were talking about all things family- the worries, concerns, blessings, and all the beauties of being mom’s in our world today. Traci is 10 years younger […]

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I got into a lengthy discussion a few days ago with some fellow yoga teachers about the value, or harm, or posting photos on social media of us in asana’s,  especially those viewed as more advanced postures. Is this vain pride, or is it a teaching tool??? There was a lot of open and honest […]

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I taught an interesting yoga class a few days ago; one, I am ashamed to say that I regarded as the ‘worst class ever!’ Definitely not because of the people IN the class, but because of the circumstances surrounding the class… – I made (what I considered) a horribly inconsiderate comment based solely on my […]

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Temperatures across the United States were as varied as they can be the past few weeks. Friends in Minnesota hunkered down with below zero temps. Nashville, TN was in the teens and some parts of California were a balmy 80*! While here in Texas, I woke to temps in the high 30’s and by lunch […]

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This week has been a challenge for me, and I’ve had a hard time pinpointing exactly where my leak in peace is coming from. My frustrations and doubts had intensified each day until I finally felt more overwhelmed than anything else. As I left for yoga class Wednesday morning, I worried that this heavy feeling […]

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