Choose Joy

0 I have often used my mantra “Choose Joy” to get me through many dilemmas in my life. When my parents were sick and nearing the end of life I tried to focus on the joy of having them close to me here in California rather than 3000 miles away in Ohio. When my health was being challenged I tried …

Partner with Your Doctor

0 I went to my doctor yesterday for a follow up on my quarterly blood tests for hormonal imbalance and for my annual exam. Ok, you women out there, did you just wince at the words “annual exam?” I really like my doctor. She is a forward thinking naturalist who combines western knowledge with eastern philosophy and the result is …

My Body is a Resource

0 I have a mantra I like to use in life, “Use your resources!” But often times I forget which resources are available to me. I was recently reminded of a resource I often take for granted – my body. I went to a new yoga class last weekend. It was called “Heated Power Flow” Yoga.  I knew it might …

Re-Connect

0 I really enjoy connecting with others. I might do this over a cup of coffee, a phone call, or through teaching. It fills me up. It re-energizes me and makes me feel whole. So, often times I look for ways to connect, or re-connect when I’m having a bad day or if I’m really upset about something. After reading …

Leap Like A Lunatic

0 I know I am always saying I never have enough time – and I hear my friends lament about the same thing. But this year we get an entire extra day! Tomorrow, February 29, only happens every four years and I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to waste a minute of it. OK, so maybe I’ll …