If you don’t follow Asia Suler of One Willow Apothecaries go follow her. She wrote this Instagram post about being a highly sensitive person & experiencing overwhelm. And i was again reminded that i haven’t been brave enough to share one of the biggest realizations I’ve had about myself that has lead to healing and… Continue reading Medicine for Highly Sensitive People
This isn't a post about what your dosha is. You can find fairly accurate quizzes for knowing your dosha from various sites on-line (far more accurate than buzzfeed quizzes plaguing facebook for which I am grateful while breastfeeding at 3 in the morning). What's a dosha? In case you aren't part of the yoga world,… Continue reading A Delicate Balance–Ayurveda Part 2.
I've been going through the journals I kept when I was in California College of Ayurveda's Ayurvedic Health Educator Program, and since so many people ask me what it is, I thought I'd start sharing a little about it every Wednesday. So, page 1 of my notes. What is Ayurveda? The knowledge of life. Health,… Continue reading Ayurveda
It's Ash Wednesday. You won't see me with any on my forehead. And you may or may not believe in any Christian doctrine or practices. Regardless, I think 40 days is a perfect amount of time to adapt to a new way of living. I like ritual, when it's practiced with earnest intention. I think… Continue reading 40 Days of Gratitude, 40 Days of Health, & a Lifetime of Surrender
Zora Neale Hurston's novel Their Eyes Were Watching God begins with this. Years that ask questions and years that answer..... 2013 was a year of question. Of questions. Of questioning. Mostly, it was the year I asked to God & to my body, am I to be a mother? There were years, especially in my… Continue reading Happy New Year
First, I have to apologize. We desperately need a new camera; I'm sure you've noticed. Black Friday is calling my name! Second, these photos were taken fairly late last night by my husband, who was by then tired and reluctant and wanting to just go to bed. The lighting is terrible. I've struggled with being… Continue reading Yoga for Back Pain (Part 1)