health at every size
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...
August 18, 2016
One of my long-time yoga students recently pointed out that my answers to questions in class are usually a variation of, “It depends! Here's why...”
Today, I thought I’d offer a...
May 27, 2016
After what feels like weeks upon weeks of rain, the sun has finally emerged here in Chapel Hill. The past few days have been beautiful, balmy, and nearly 90 degrees, and after being in...
March 17, 2016
The summer before I started yoga teacher training, I aggravated an old running injury and found myself with continuous knee pain. Most movement and even some sitting and lying positions...
September 11, 2015
Last February, I felt lost. There was a great deal of messiness and pain in my personal life and I wasn’t entirely sure what to do or how to cope. I felt as though, in the midst of stre...
May 21, 2015
In recent months I've been very present to a loved one's suffering and my heart has been aching. While I was driving the other afternoon, I found myself thoroughly distressed by the gri...
March 8, 2015
May all beings everywhere be happy and free!
This Mindful Minute is a translation of the Sanskrit mantra, "Lokah samastah sukhino bhavantu." It's an offering of peace and compassion to...
January 28, 2015
Sometimes we forget that we don't have to sit perfectly still to relax. Sometimes connecting our mind with our body, much like we would in yoga or tai chi or even dance, can be powerful...
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....
December 23, 2014
For those with eating and body image issues, the holidays are a particularly rough time of year. Food shaming and body policing seem to escalate in our social circles, surfacing anywher...
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Holiday self care BINGO
November 27, 2018
What are your conditions for peace with your body?
January 23, 2018
You are allowed to pause
December 22, 2018