On Staying Open…

Since this is a month in which love is celebrated…which, ahem, should be celebrated ALL the time, last week I decided to write this post and discuss vulnerability, remaining hopeful and optimistic when you are a Singleton like myself, and finish off with a heart-opening yoga sequence for you all. Then, I got my heart broken … More On Staying Open…

January Book Review: Make Peace with Your Mind

Hello Darlings! Long time, no chat. Between the holidays and making a VERY last-minute decision to move this month–not to mention working and yadda yadda yadda…something had to give, and that something was keeping up on the blog. Things are (slowly) beginning to settle, and I’m back with a new review for you! New World … More January Book Review: Make Peace with Your Mind

Letter to a Friend

Two flowers on the plant you gave me are about to bloom. It’s been so long since a flower has appeared that I wondered if it would ever happen again. I wondered if I had somehow done something wrong. I don’t think either of us realized how important this plant, so small when you gave … More Letter to a Friend

Current Top 5 Coffee Places in Portland That Are Not Starbucks

I had every intention of writing a (possibly) great post on feeling the feels during yoga. I still plan on writing that one…but I decided to change things up this week and go a little less “yogi” and a little more “city.”  Don’t let the ridiculously long title fool you–I love Starbucks. I really do. … More Current Top 5 Coffee Places in Portland That Are Not Starbucks

October Book Review: The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga

Greetings Darlings! My degree is in English, and for four years I heard one overriding phrase from every teaching in every class: “Keep it clear and concise.” The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga by Amy Ippoliti and Taro Smith, PhD was exactly that. I am full of appreciation that these two took the time to … More October Book Review: The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga