health at every size
December 22, 2018
Every year I share a list of holiday self care reminders. This year I want to add something to the list.
You are allowed to pause.
When you’re busy, emotions are running high, and y...
November 20, 2018
Relaxing your jaw can be helpful for coping with stress, TMD, and migraines. Even if you aren't experiencing any of those right now, you may find that there's a surprising amount of ten...
December 22, 2017
As 2017 seems to rush to an end, I'm steadying myself in an intention that feels grounding when it seems like time is flying. (Because wow, wasn't it just Halloween?)
This intention is...
July 6, 2017
I teach a pose in my yoga classes that I've been calling the “funky flamingo.”
Obviously the funky flamingo isn’t a sacred, ancient yoga pose! It’s just a fun shape with a silly name...
November 11, 2016
No matter what side you’re on, the U.S feels more divided than ever, doesn’t it? The people you love most may be divided, too.
When people are at odds with each other, it’s natural to...
May 18, 2016
I'm not too worried about how yoga poses look. I'm interested in how they feel.
During a yoga class some years ago, I was practicing a warrior pose and experimenting with how different...
August 27, 2015
Falling asleep (and staying asleep) has been a struggle on and off for much of my life. Even though a few years ago and after a LOT of trial and error, I managed to find a set of habi...
May 16, 2015
This brief 3-part breathing practice is my go-to for times of stress. It helps me slow down my heart rate, soften my shoulders, and come back to my body.
The Sanskrit name for th...
January 8, 2015
Mindful Minutes are brief meditations and self care inspiration to help you fit mindfulness and rest into your busy schedule. You don't have to sit in meditation for a long time....
July 5, 2014
Breath is linked not only with the body but with our emotions as well. Usually, unless we are paying attention, we are likely breathing shallowly into our chests. However, most of us ha...
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