All tagged Perspective

Blue Sky.

This fog has me in a funk. I’ve been less productive, less motivated, and less inspired. The unusual weather event hovering over my state makes it hard to see what’s right in front of me. But then I remember Baltimore…

Beyond the Mat.

Yoga isn’t about simply stepping onto your mat, but rather turning inward, quieting the chatter of your mind, and finding peace in the midst of a chaotic world. So when I began to beat myself up for not keeping my commitment to a yoga challenge, I decided to take my yoga practice off the mat and into my world with these 4 simple lessons.

Shift Happens.

When we’re in a situation that feels uncomfortable, sticky, awkward, or just plain yucky, we can wish and pray for all sorts of things. We cry, beg and plead asking what we’ve done to deserve this. Consider this, dear readers, maybe it’s not about changing the situation. What if there is something bigger at play?

Breathe Through

“This pose is the hardest one you’ll face all evening,” I told them. “As gravity takes hold of your hips, the stretch will intensify. Notice your thoughts in this very moment,” I encouraged. Those thoughts in this intense moment say more about you than you even realize. 

The Difference a Year Makes.

In January 2017, I climbed Mount Batur, a volcano in Bali. That climb was a pivotal moment on my journey as I learned that sometimes you struggle in life, but the reward is great for those willing to put in the work. Almost a year later, I chose to end my 2017 the same way it started – climbing Mt. Batur.