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Everyone is doing their best.

But, they aren't doing their best! They need to do better! (the last part is always true, but the first, not so much) Have you ever thought that about someone? Or some variation of it? They aren't trying hard enough? They aren't caring enough about this? They aren't looking at this the right way? That [...]

2017-02-09T07:11:03+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meditation isn’t a Magic Pill. (My Infamous Tin Jar Analogy)

So yeah, I talk about mediation all the time and how life changing it has been for me, but I need to be crystal clear about something: Meditation isn't a magic pill. Meditation alone will not solve all of your problems. I explain inner growth and healing as kinda like opening up a tin jar [...]

2017-04-05T19:26:54+00:00 January 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Let’s Stop Torpedoing our Relationships

I'm going to get right to it -- no matter the faults of your partner, I promise that YOU are doing something that is torpedoing your relationship... and I want you to know what it is so you can stop. Here's the thing: we know our partner isn't perfect, right? But our brain has this [...]

2017-01-19T15:59:11+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

6 Steps to Surviving Family Holiday Stress… with Grace. Maybe.

We all have them... the family members that are painful to be around.  Offensively, deep to your core values painful, not just "let's listen to Santa Baby on repeat" painful. No judgments, no right or wrong, let's just talk about how to get through it without letting it kill our vibe. First, practice these skills [...]

2016-11-23T11:41:25+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

9/11 Reflection

As I take time today to remember 15 years ago, the lives lost and the world changed forever, I feel compelled to share a bit from my personal perspective. I have, like most, grown so much in the last 15 years. As a 23 year old, completely clueless in my confidence over who I was [...]

2016-09-11T08:08:22+00:00 September 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

I hate meditation. It’s just not for me.

(Hint: That used to be me) When I first tried meditation, it was hell.  Literally, it felt like the absolutely worst thing in the world.  I sat there, wondering if everyone else was as miserable as I was, wondering how much longer we were to have to sit there, going over all of the things [...]

2016-07-14T20:13:37+00:00 July 14th, 2016|meditation, Uncategorized, yoga|0 Comments

Remembering Jewelry.

Being present is a practice.  Remembering to pay attention to your attention, is HARD.  The details, noise, issues all around us suck us in and we can get lost really quickly.  By lost, I mean stuck in our minds, stuck on auto-pilot, stuck reacting instead of mindfully responding with grace.  Forgetting that we are so [...]

2016-07-26T17:39:19+00:00 July 14th, 2016|mindfulness|0 Comments